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Occupational Therapist

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.

Supervision Responsibilities:

  • 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

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.

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