Occupational Therapist (Open Positions: 1) Closes On: May 23, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST Location: Wood County Board of Development Disabilities,...
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Bowling Green, OhioWood County
Occupational Therapist (Open Positions: 1)
Closes On: May 23, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST
Location: Wood County Board of Development Disabilities, Bowling Green, OH 43402
We are seeking an energetic and dynamic Community Occupational Therapist.
The Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities (WCBDD) coordinates services for over 1,000 people with developmental disabilities in Wood County. Our mission is to support, empower, and inspire all people. The ideal candidate will be a highly self-motivated problem solver, who is a team player with time management and leadership skills.
Conditions of Employment
- Must be 18 years old
- Successful completion of general orientation.
- Receipt of seven acceptable background required by ORC 3319.39 & OAC 5123:2-2-02.
- Must obtain and maintain any training, licenses, registration, or certification mandated by the Board and the State of Ohio.
- Must have a medical examination and a one-step PPD test to determine fitness for duty prior to providing direct care service or within 30 days of employment whichever comes first.
- Possess/maintain an acceptable motor vehicle record (if required for position) per board guidelines. NOTE: Use of personal vehicle for transporting individuals requires proof of liability insurance.
- Receipt of acceptable criminal background report from Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI) and county sheriff ‘s office of permanent address before starting position as required by ORC 3319.39 & OAC 5123:2-2-02.
The Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Employment policies and decisions on employment and promotion are based on merit, qualifications, performance, and business needs. The decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees are made in a nondiscriminatory manner, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, military status, genetic information, or other unlawful reason according to federal, state, or local statutes.
If you are a person with a disability and require accommodations please advise our EEO Officer.
Application Special Instructions
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN 11:59 p.m. ON THE STATED DEADLINE DATE.
Please ensure all required documents have been completed/included. Incomplete applications or applications received after the posting deadline will not be considered.
You will receive a confirmation email upon successful completion of your application.
Must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited Occupational Therapy program.
Must possess and maintain current/valid licensure from State of Ohio Occupational Therapy board and any other applicable certifications as mandated by law and/or Ohio Dept. of Developmental Disabilities.
Must have knowledge of lifespan development, principles, and practices of OT, health and expertise in techniques and equipment in area of DD/OT.
Master’s Degree or Doctorate Degree preferred from an accredited Occupational Therapy Program.
Experience working with persons who have I/DD preferred.
Experience working in interdisciplinary teams preferred.
Experience working with individuals of all ages preferred.
Experience with clinical supervision of OTA practitioners preferred.
Completed, submitted application
Letter of intent (cover letter)
Minimum Qualification Standards:
Must be able to move individuals who are receiving services including adults and children in a safe manner. Must be able to lift, carry and move office supplies, materials, and equipment required for day-to-day operations.
If required by the position you must maintain a current driver’s license in your residing state for the purpose of transporting individuals who are receiving services and/or operation of a Board owned vehicle.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
|Community Occupation Therapist –
Integrity, honesty, and ethical standards of behavior and decision-making principles.
Carries out policies and procedures in a consistent manner.
Excellent organizational skills.
Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills.
Ability to make independent decisions.
Ability to handle confidential information.
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs. (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
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