Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities

  • Occupational Therapist

    Job Locations US-OH-Highland Hills
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    # of Openings
    1
    Salary Range
    AC
    Min Salary
    USD $53,300.00/Yr.
    Category
    Assistive Technology
    Max Salary
    USD $76,875.00/Yr.
    Specific Facility
    Green Road Services Center
    Position Reports To
    OT/PT Manager
    Work Schedule
    7.5 hours per day / 12 months (4-week Flex Schedule)
  • Overview

    The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities is seeking a full-time OT to promote optimal level of function for the health and safety of individuals with developmental disabilities and those who are eligible for CCBDD services through various appropriate therapeutic techniques within guidelines as established by Ohio laws and rules of practice and professional codes of ethics and philosophy of CCBDD.  This assignment will be working with individuals ages 3 and up in Eastern Cuyahoga County.  The nature of work will include, but is not limited to the following: 

    • Provide Occupational Therapy assessments using record review, interview, observation and selected assessment instruments as appropriate according to departmental procedures and in a variety of settings; including CCBDD sites and community.
    • Engage in collaborative consultation with team members, caregivers, families, and community agencies to assist in the development of recommendations for services and supports.
    • Provide Occupational Therapy services, including intervention, consultation, instruction, assistive technology, and support services as needed.
    • If assigned to work in the Early Childhood department, provide Occupational Therapy services in a teaming approach for children birth to three years old based on adult coaching in which one member is a primary service provider and receives supports from other team members.
    • Develop or assist in individualized programs, which may include functional mobility, positioning, handling, sensory motor, oral motor, fine motor, gross motor, modifications and fabrication of equipment, ADL, and instrumental activities of daily living.   
    • Monitor and update individual client programs and maintain appropriate documentation.
    • Provide direction to the occupational therapy assistant as required by the occupational therapy licensure law.
    • Provide direction to the Equipment Assistant.
    • Participate in inter/intra-agency committees, in-service training, projects or teams as requested or approved by supervisor.
    • Provide in-services at CCBDD sites and/or other community settings.

    UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Will necessitate working a flexible schedule as delineated in the bargaining unit contract and/or staff member handbook.  May necessitate working in a variety of community environments.

     

    UNUSUAL REQUIREMENT: Access to reliable transportation.

     

    Qualifications

    • Licensed as an Occupational Therapist by the State of Ohio. 
    • Specific training in developmental disabilities desirable.
    • Valid driver's license and a driving record that is insurable under the agency policy.

    Application Procedure:  Applicants must apply ONLINE.  Please do not forward your information by email.  All resumes, cover letters and applications must be submitted through this applicant portal.  Click APPLY above to begin the process.  For any further questions about the application process, see the FAQ link below.  Thank you.

     

    Posting End Date:  Open until filled. 

     

    Equal Opportunity StatementAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information about the law, click here:  EEO Information

     

    - The Cuyahoga County Board of DD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

    - Individuals who may need assistance with the application process should contact Human Resources.

    - All Job tentative offers are made with the understanding that prospective new employees pass a drug test and background check prior to being hired. 

     

    Questions about the application process?  Review answers to our FAQs here: FAQS and How to Contact H.R.

     

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