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Occupational Therapist (Open Positions: 1)



Location: Administrative Building - 1154 Larc Lane, Toledo, OH 43614
Department: Board of Developmental Disabilities
Job Status: Full-Time
Hour Per Week: 40
Status: Open until filled
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Job Description

Job Title:
Occupational Therapist

Job Category:
Professional

Job Code:  PRO 904

SUMMARY

 
An employee in this classification, under the supervision of an Early Intervention (EI) Coordinator, is responsible for evaluating and assessing motor, feeding, reflexive, and sensory delays and disabilities and providing interventions and recommendations for children in early intervention.

 
DUTIES

 
75%
• Provides motor, adaptive, and sensory evaluations and assessments for eligible children.
• Participates in trans-disciplinary team approach to programming.
• Assists in developing functional motor objectives for the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).
• Implements state approved tools for evaluations and assessments.
• Serves as a consultant to staff, families, and providers on Occupational Therapy (OT) techniques and needs.
• Attends Core team meetings and makes recommendations for individualized EI needs.
• Completes required reports for those served.
• Refers individuals to community resources for motor and physical services.
• Coordinates and monitors adaptive equipment/items and supplies as needed.
• Complies with all applicable rules, regulations, laws and Board policies and procedures.

20%
• May assist in facilitating in-service programs.
• May adjust, adapt, build and clean equipment and assists in the oversight of the loan closet.
• Attends meetings, conferences and staffings.
• May be required to orient individuals assigned to the department.

 5%
• Performs other related duties as required.
WORKING CONDITIONS
• Position may involve exposure to individuals with medical and behavioral risks.
• Position will require evenings and locations convenient for families in their natural environment.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

• Ability to promote an inclusive environment for all board staff, individuals served, families, and providers.
• Knowledge and ability to operate personal computer, applications software, and basic office equipment.
• Knowledge of occupational therapy techniques, principles, and practices.
• Ability to work independently.
• Effective organizational and responsive communication skills.
• Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships.
• Knowledge of laws and rules governing the practice of physical therapy.
• Knowledge of physical occupational equipment and safety practices.
• Knowledge and ability to use tools for adaptive equipment modifications.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

• Licensed as an Occupational Therapist by the Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board.
• One (1) year of experience working with infants and toddlers in a professional setting is preferred.

CERTIFICATION, REGISTRATION AND LICENSURE

• Licensed by the Ohio Board of Occupational, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board.
• Valid Driver’s license.

TRAINING

• Training as required by the Board and DODD.
• Adult and Pediatric First Aid and CPR/AED

OTHER
• Requires own transportation.

MUST BE QUALIFIED TO PERFORM ALL DUTIES AS ASSIGNED TO THIS POSITION.  

 


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Join a progressive and vital team that impacts the lives of hundreds of people every day.  Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities is now hiring an Occupational Therapist.  The Occupational Therapist is responsible for evaluating and assessing motor, feeding, reflexive, and sensory delays and disabilities and providing interventions and recommendations for children in early intervention..

Must be licensed as an Occupational Therapist by the Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board.  One (1) year of experience working with infants and toddlers in a professional setting is preferred.

 

Application Special Instructions

All candidates must submit a resume and optional cover letter along with an employment application via the online application process. We are an equal opportunity employer. If in need of ADA accommodations, contact us directly at 419-380-4033.