Career Opportunities

The Holmes County Board of DD is taking applications for an Occupational Therapist to provide therapy evaluations and services for our school (5-21 years old) and early intervention (0-2 years old) programs. This is a full-time (30 hr/4 day/week) position during the school year. During summer months, this position provides early intervention services roughly 2 days/week. Excellent benefit package. Must have current license to practice occupational therapy in the State of Ohio. Salary negotiable. Send resume and licensure documentation to the attention of Curtis Goehring, Business/HR Manager at: Holmes County Board of DD, 8001 TR 574, Holmesville, OH 44633. We are an approved "Public Service Loan Forgiveness" employer. Deadline for application is April 15, 2019. Position starts August 2019. 

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Posted February 22 - April 15, 2019


Lead Occupational Therapist – Full Time 
Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center Akron, OH 
*Sign-on Bonus Available* 

Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center (Akron, OH) is searching for a Lead Occupational Therapist to join our Inpatient Therapy department. Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center is a physician-owned orthopedic hospital, bringing together Greater Akron's most respected group of orthopedic surgeons at locations convenient for you. The Center's board-certified surgeons have the training and knowledge to improve your quality of life. The Lead Occupational Therapist performs all duties and responsibilities of Staff Occupational Therapist such as evaluates, establishes treatment plans, and administers a medically prescribed occupational therapy program in accordance with professional guidelines as described by the American Occupational Therapy Association. As assigned, assists with supervision of daily operations of Occupational Therapy department. Provides input on the development and implementation of treatment policies and procedures, positively impacting service outcome and delivery costs. Utilizes corporate strategic plans and policies as a framework to plan and deliver high quality patient care in a cost effective manner.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Includes the following but are not limited to: Occupational Therapist (OT) Duties
 Performs all duties and responsibilities of staff occupational therapist including OT patient care needs/coverage; administers therapeutic treatment(s)
 Bills daily charges consistent with Occupational Therapy services rendered in order to ensure accurate correlation between work performed and billable service.  Consults with physician, other health care professionals, certifying agencies and reimbursement sources regarding patient status and progress
 Evaluates/re-evaluates patient’s functional ability and physical status consistent with diagnosis and physician referral
 Establishes treatment frequency, duration, and Rehab potential. Alters, revises, or discontinues therapy according to patient response
 As part of treatment program, provides timely instruction to patients and caregivers in activities, adaptive equipment and therapeutic exercise for purposes of discharge planning and posthospital/outpatient treatment care
 Assesses need for, selects and issues appropriate adaptive equipment for the patient as part of evaluation and treatment. Process appropriate paperwork to facilitate distribution of same per department policy and procedure
 Prepares timely and accurate reports to physicians. Co-signs documentation of Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTA) per departmental policy and procedure Supervisory Duties
 Assists in supervision of training, work assignments, and performance appraisals of staff
 Acts as department supervisor, as assigned, or when director/manager is unavailable
 Assists in interviewing, selecting, and training, assigning work and appraising performance of staff. Counsels and disciplines staff, as needed
 Assists with departmental scheduling, budgetary process, assigns staff duties and coordinates patient care, customer satisfaction and HR issues
 As assigned, supervises professional, per diem, and supportive Occupational Therapy staff and contracted occupational therapy
 Communicates and exemplifies vision for interdisciplinary unit teams including coaching, mentoring, directing, supporting, and teaching
 Performs all duties and responsibilities of staff occupational therapist including OT patient care needs/coverage
 Bills daily charges consistent with Occupational Therapy services rendered in order to ensure accurate correlation between work performed and billable service
 Consults with physician, other health care professionals, certifying agencies and reimbursement sources regarding patient status and progress
 Evaluates/re-evaluates patient’s functional ability and physical status consistent with diagnosis and physician referral
 Demonstrates support of new policies, procedures, programs, hospital and departmental goals, philosophies and the administration of such
 Assists staff with problem identification, analysis, correction, and outcome assessment; and communicates results to manager/supervisor
 Ensures compliance of all therapy staff with all Quality, Infection Control, Patient Safety and Satisfaction, and Performance Improvement Initiatives

OTHER FUNCTIONS
 Participates on numerous program review committees, as assigned
 Facilitates self-directed work teams in Occupational Therapy
 Initiates, develops and participates in teaching programs for department and other professionals and throughout CCOC
 Serves as a speaker and provides information to a variety of community/special interest groups in order to further public knowledge of Occupation Therapy profession and/or services provided
 Keeps manager informed on key issues.
 Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy or Bachelor’s Degree and certificate in Occupational Therapy
Current license issued by the Ohio Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy/Athletic Trainers Board to practice Occupational Therapy in the State of Ohio.
Current NBCOT (National Board of Certification of Occupation Therapy) Licensure
Current Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider (CPR) certification through the American Heart Association required
A minimum of two (2) years professional experience preferred.

Application Process: Apply online today at https://www.crystalclinic.com/careers

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Posted January 25 - March 25, 2019

Full time Occupational Therapy Assistant Faculty position at Lakeland Community College in Kirtland, OH 
Must have a current, unencumbered licensure in the State of Ohio.
Further details in job description:  
OTA_Job_Description.pdf 

QUALIFICATIONS (Required/Preferred):

  • Current and unencumbered licensure in the state of Ohio as an Occupational Therapy Assistant required.
  • A bachelor’s degree in a related major awarded by an institution accredited by a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education required.  Masters’ degree preferred.
  • Certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) required.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of documented clinical experience in more than one practice area relevant to the curriculum of the college’s occupational therapy program required.
  • Minimum of two (2) 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.

APPLICATION PROCESS: 

Apply through the college’s website (https://myportal.lakelandcc.edu/positions) and attach a cover letter and current resume with your submission. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but application review will begin in early March with the goal of conducting interviews during the month of April.

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Posted November 19, 2018 - February 19, 2019