Career Opportunities

Faculty Non-Tenure-Track - 9 Month
KSU East Liverpool Campus [Job #995438]

The Occupational Therapy Assistant Program at Kent State University at East Liverpool invites applicants for a full-time 9-month, non-tenure-track faculty position. The primary responsibility of this full-time position is to teach coursework in the entry level OTA program, as well as related classes in Allied Health Science.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; Current licensure as OT or OTA in Ohio; 2 years of OT clinical experience; Expertise to teach mental health coursework.

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree; Prior teaching experience, including in online environments; Four plus years of OT clinical experience.

The ideal candidate joins an experienced faculty at the East Liverpool campus one of KSU's eight campus network. Located in East Liverpool, Ohio, the campus enrolls 1,175 students and offers bachelor's and associate's programs with a strong emphasis on healthcare professions. The OTA program is housed in the Mary Patterson Building, with experiential lab opportunities at the Locke House; a community donated home that has a fully equipped ADL home environment, a simulated hospital room, and high tech adaptive equipment to enhance student learning. The program's curriculum is strongly focused on occupation based and client centered practice, professionalism, community based practice and clinical reasoning.

For a complete description of this position and to apply online, visit our jobsite at https://jobs.kent.edu

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer / Disabled / Veterans PI103375763

Posted July 17, 2018
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Posted July 17, 2018
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Canton City School District
Occupational Therapists

JOIN OUR TEAM! The Canton City School District is now hiring 2 Full-Time Occupational Therapists. Salary - Based on Experience Retirement - State Teachers Retirement System If interested you must submit your application electronically through AppliTrack (Job #1086) https://www.applitrack.com/canton/onlineapp/

View the complete job description here:  Canton City School District

 

Posted May 31, 2018

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Posted May 16, 2018
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AKRON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
APPLITRACK JOB ID#1269
Department of Human Resources
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
Posting Opens April 11, 2018          Posting Closes May 10, 2018

The Akron  Board  of  Education  announces  an  opening  for  an  Occupational  Therapist,  Job  Code 125,  TS  380  (190  Days),  Salary  Range  TBD.    Collective  Bargaining  Unit AEA.    This  is  a  State Teachers Retirement System position. Application  must  be  made  electronically  through http://www.applitrack.com/akron/onlineapp/

Please upload a letter of interest, resume and current copies of appropriate licenses in addition to completing theonline  application.  The  Superintendent  reserves  the  right  to  either  keep  the  position  open  until  suitable applicants  are  found  or  to  cancel  and  repost  the  position  with  such  changes  as  may  be  deemed appropriate.

For further information, please contact Tammy Brady, Director, Special Education (330) 761-3145 or Human Resources, 330-761-2946.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required:
• Licensed in the State of Ohio to practice Occupational Therapy;  
• Teaching license to practice Occupational Therapy in a school setting in State of Ohio.
Desired:
• Experience working as an Occupational Therapist in a public school setting;   
• Physical stamina to perform the tasks required on the job.
POSITION DESCRIPTION
• Provides an occupational therapy evaluation as part of the required multi-factored assessment;
• Assists in the development of the IEP;
• Provides therapy which will improve, develop or restore functions impaired or lost through illness, injury or  deprivation;    Improves  ability  to  perform  task  for  independent  functioning  when  functions  are impaired or lost;  
• Prevents, through early intervention, initial of further impairment of loss of function;  
• The  services  of  an  Occupational  Therapist  may  include:  functioning  as  a  consultant  with  the  child’s parent and school personnel;  
• Directing and supervising the activities of the Occupational Therapy Assistant;  
• Instructing parents and teachers in the use of techniques and equipment;  
• Assisting in the provision of the specialized and adaptive activities in the prevocational and vocational programs;  
• Coordinates the occupational therapy program with physical therapy, classroom and speech therapy schedules;  
• Reports to the building principal and to the Director of Special Education.
IF YOU REQUIRE ANY SPECIAL SERVICES (SUCH AS INTERPRETER, BRAILLE OR LARGE PRINT, OR
WHEELCHAIR-ACCESSIBLE ACCOMMODATIONS) COVERED UNDER THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES  ACT  OF  1990,  PUBLIC  LAW  101-336,  SECTION  102,  PLEASE  CALL  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF HUMAN RESOURCES  AT 330-761-2935.  IF YOU  ARE USING  A TTY/TTD, PLEASE CALL THE OHIO RELAY SERVICE 1-800-750-0750.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Posted April 16, 2018
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Occupational Therapy Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
Job Description:
The Academic Fieldwork Coordinator (AFWC) provides support and reports to the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Director. The AFWC is responsible for the development, coordination and monitoring of student fieldwork experiences in compliance with the standards of accreditation.

RESPONSIBILITIES (non-inclusive):
  • Provide support in the management and supervision of the fieldwork of the OTA program in accordance with the needs of the fieldwork program and the vision, strategic plan, and goals of the college.
  • Maintain current knowledge of the standards of the ACOTE pertaining to fieldwork in an OTA program.
  • Ensure that the fieldwork education in the OTA program meets the following requirements:
         o The fieldwork program reflects the sequence and scope of content in the curriculum design in collaboration with faculty so that fieldwork experiences strengthen the ties between didactic and fieldwork education;
         o Agreements with fieldwork sites reflect themes of the curriculum design and realities of the healthcare environment affecting the program; and
         o Fieldwork agreements are sufficient in scope and number to allow completion of graduation requirements in a timely manner in accordance with the policy adopted by the program as required by ACOTE.

  • Coordinate the fieldwork process by selecting and developing fieldwork sites, scheduling fieldwork experiences, overseeing administrative requirements (i.e. fieldwork contracts and student health records), submitting appropriate forms to ACOTE, and fostering positive relations with the local healthcare community.
  • Ensure that students participating in fieldwork experiences maintain documented current immunization status according to the program’s policy and individual site requirements.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with the on-site fieldwork educators and provide training and support in order to enhance their student programs and develop fieldwork experiences that align with the fieldwork course learning objectives.
  • Provide consultation for students throughout the academic program regarding preparation for and selection of fieldwork experiences as well as for students and fieldwork educators to promote the students’ successful completion of the fieldwork program.
  • Monitor the quality of fieldwork experiences and instruction by fieldwork educators through fieldwork site visits and student evaluations of fieldwork experiences.
  • Support the Program Director of the OTA program with the development and
    implementation of policies for the withdrawal of students from fieldwork education placement when necessary.
  • Support the Program Director of the OTA program in the preparation and submission of regular reports regarding the fieldwork portion of the program to ACOTE, other regulatory agencies, as required.
  • Support the Program Director of the OTA program by teaching courses in the area of expertise, as required by the program and college and in subordination to the primary responsibilities for management and supervision of the fieldwork portion of the OTA program.
  • Maintain currency in the area of expertise by participating in scholarship (e.g., scholarship of application, scholarship of teaching and learning) as defined by ACOTE.
  • Attend departmental meetings, graduation ceremonies, and other college meetings or events, as required.
  • Foster an educational environment that is conducive to learning, respect, integrity, teamwork, and professionalism.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to all constituencies and partners of the college.
  • Perform other duties that do not interfere with the management and supervision of the fieldwork program, as assigned by the Program Director of the OTA program.

    QUALIFICATIONS (Required/Preferred):

    A. Education/Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy or a related major and awarded by an institution that is accredited by a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) required. Masters’ degree preferred.
  • Initial registration by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).
  • Current and unencumbered licensure in the state of Ohio.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of documented clinical experience in more than one practice area relevant to the curriculum of the college’s occupational therapy program. |
  • Minimum of 5 years clinical experience in pediatrics (preferably across multiple settings i.e.,outpatient clinic, hospital and school) preferred.
  • Previous teaching experience at a community college preferred.
  • Previous experience supervising OTA/OT students preferred.

    B. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to engage in scholarship (e.g., scholarship of application, scholarship of teaching and learning). 
  • Knowledge of institutional, accrediting, state, and federal standards, laws, and/or regulations for higher education. 
  • Knowledge of accreditation standards and processes, as defined by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).
  • Ability to meet the minimum requirements of accrediting, state, and federal agencies for education, work experience, and certification/licensing to perform the responsibilities of the position.
  • Experience in the management and development of faculty and/or staff.
  • Superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills in working with diverse constituencies inside and outside the campus community.
  • Strong classroom management and presentation skills.
  • Skill in planning and implementing projects with vision, creativity, energy, and collegiality.
  • Ability to use computer technology systems current in higher education.

    COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: This is a full-time faculty position. Review the salary schedule* and read about the College’s generous and comprehensive benefits at the Lakeland Community College website on the human resources page.
Posted March 27, 2018
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Centre for Neuro Skills (CNS)
Bakersfield, CA
Laugh, create, give, and love. These are just a few of the positive words of affirmation that describe the culture at Centre for Neuro Skills. We work together as a team and continually inspire each other to lead positive change, learn, and grow. Our commitment to research, innovation, and advances in technology drives us to reach for what could be possible. Every day is a new day to smile, do, and change. We are passionate about our work and making a difference in the lives of our patients and their families. At Centre for Neuro Skills, our staff is a highly valued resource in our mission to provide rehabilitation, medical treatment and disease management for individuals with brain injury. Our exceptional team members contribute to our goal of advancing the best of clinical treatment, education and research. We trust each employee to use their life and educational experiences along with enthusiasm and creativity to build strong patient programs that will greatly improve outcomes for our patients. Every employee's contribution is instrumental in providiassets/2017Advertising/Canton May 2018.pdfng a comprehensive rehabilitation program, and they are encouraged to fulfill clinical and individual learning objectives. Centre for Neuro Skills (CNS) helps people recovering from brain injury find hope, independence and a meaningful life - and you can play a key role as an Occupational Therapist or COTA.
Posted January 16, 2018
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