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School-Based Speech Language Pathologist


Post Occupational Therapist

Jacksonville, FL - Duval County Public Schools (ASI), Duval County

Permanent Occupational Therapist

An ESS Permanent Occupational Therapist provides administrative and other support to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the office or department and promotes a safe and orderly environment for students.


  • Reporting to the Manager of Therapy Services, this position is responsible for

planning and implementing specific treatment programs for individual

patients according to the principles and practices of occupational therapy

  • The Occupational Therapist (OT) collaborates with the interdisciplinary team

and provides supervision of the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • (COTA) and the Occupational Therapy Aide (OT Aide)
  • Provide therapy treatment to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent

disability primarily to outpatient adult neurological and a few outpatient

pediatric patients

  • Designs the appropriate plan of care, including type and frequency of


  • Monitors and modifies the plan of care as needed
  • Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from therapy services and

provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive

equipment and support programs

  • Coordinates patient schedule with team members, readily and effectively

adjusts schedule to meet changes in census, staffing, patient needs, space


  • Student advisement
  • Maintains and monitors daily patient schedule, demonstrating initiative to

confer with therapists for schedule changes and to make non-clinical

prioritization judgments

  • Independently demonstrates awareness of patient treatment needs
  • Example of Occupational Therapy Job Description
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  • Must be a graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant


  • Must be able to use a smart phone
  • Must be able to learn an EMR
  • Clinical experience required, 3 to 5 years is preferred
  • Supervisory experience required, 3 to 5 years is preferred
  • INDC2


  • Clinical experience required, 3 to 5 years is preferred
  • Supervisory experience required, 3 to 5 years is preferred
  • INDC2

For more information or questions, please contact Regional Manager Yeva Wilford, M.S., CCC-SLP at or visit

About ESS

As leaders in the education staffing space since 2000, ESS specializes in placing qualified staff in daily, long-term, and permanent K-12 school district positions including substitute teachers, paraprofessionals, and other school support staff. Over the last 23 years, we have innovated education staffing to provide dynamic solutions to school districts and professional opportunities to passionate educators. Our team serves over 5 million students with a pool of 92,000 substitute and permanent employees throughout 34 states. Internally, the ESS team is comprised of 650 individuals with a passion for education working together to ensure our 900 partner districts experience valuable education every day.

We provide our employees with the ability to work in school districts across the country in addition to benefits, comprehensive training, flexible work schedules, and professional development.

ESS Diversity Statement

ESS continuously works to create an environment where all its employees - regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexuality, age or abilities - can work to the fullest of their potential in a fair and welcoming space. Believing that a diverse company is more innovative and successful, we have embraced diversity to ensure that we are empowered to make sure that “Every day counts” for our employees, the students, and the schools we serve nationwide.

ESS is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.