Summary: Responsibility to provide OT services to individuals who demonstrate motor, adaptive, self-care and/or sensory challenges. These services may utilize strategies to promote new or adaptive skills to develop and enhance child’s ability to participate in meaningful daily routines/activities of daily living.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: includes the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Participate in team evaluations to determine eligibility and need for services.
- Participate in the development of each child’s IFSP/IEP and periodic progress reviews in collaboration with the team.
- Schedule and provides OT services according to the frequency, intensity, duration and location as identified on each child’s IFSP/IEP.
- Assist family and/or staff in the acquisition and use of selective adaptive equipment to meet child’s needs.
- Provide coaching and/or consultation services to families and staff as needed to promote progress towards outcomes/goals identified in child’s intervention plan.
- Complete discipline evaluations, develop plans of care, progress notes and other documentation as required by the OT/PT licensure board for the state of Ohio.
- Complete all documentation completed in a timely manner as prescribed by supervisor(s).
- Participate in professional development opportunities meeting all licensure and program requirements.
- Plans and implements programs to improve sensory and motor functioning to promote independence.
- Attend mandatory staff meetings, team meetings and committee meetings as assigned.
- Provides consultation to Assistive Technology staff as approved and/or directed by supervisor.
- Supervises OT and/or COTA students as assigned
- Supervision of certified occupational therapy assistant (COTA) staff (in programs where used) in accordance with OT licensure requirements.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy) from four-year College or university (Academic requirements for those who graduate after 2007 will be a Master’s degree for those persons who wish to be licensed in the State of Ohio). Must hold state license from the Ohio OT/PT/AT board. Must be certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.
Applicant must meet the additional requirements below…
- To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Spreadsheet software, internal network functions, and Word Processing software. Must meet agency computer competency level requirements.
- Must meet agency driving requirements. May be required to drive agency vehicles. Must hold valid State of Ohio driver’s license.
- Must successfully complete a BCII background check.
- Must meet all other agency employment requirements. Must meet all requirements as outlined on the corresponding job description.
Salary: Range $43,860 to $80,792; to commensurate with combined experience and education
Hours: Minimal 40 Hours per week; exempt position
Available: Immediate Start
Date Posted: March 5th 2020
How to Apply: Please submit employment application and resume to email@example.com.
Questions? Please contact Katie Cantrell (Human Resources Clerk) at 330-725-7751 ext. 288
The Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities is an Equal Opportunity Employer.