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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCBDD) in Cleveland, Ohio is seeking a full-time Early Intervention Occupational Therapist 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.  The nature of work for our OTs includes, 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.

BENEFITS:  Benefits package includes FLEXIBLE work schedule, retirement through the Ohio PERS, and low cost major medical insurance, and free dental, vision & life insurance; coursework reimbursement; 17 paid holidays annually; paid leave time; professional association dues reimbursement; professional developmental reimbursement; in-house training; and many more perks! The starting salary will depend on degree and experience but will range between $53,300 and $76,875.

LOCATION:  Cleveland, Ohio 44114.  Assignment is Western Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

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 PROCESS:  Must apply ONLINE at the following link:

 https://careers-cuyahogabdd.icims.com/jobs/1188/occupational-therapist/job

Posted September 1, 2017
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Interested applicants can e-mail their resume to info@ptpohio.com or
call our office at 614-433-0132

 

Posted August 28, 2017
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