Career Opportunities


Occupational Therapist

This position would work 3 days in the Cuyahoga Hts. school district and 2 days at our main office on Euclid Avenue.

BASIC FUNCTION: With general supervision, plans, organizes and participates in medically oriented occupational therapy programs to habilitate clients with developmental disabilities in center- based or school-based programs.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education and experience typically represented by a Master's degree in Occupational Therapy, licensed by the State of Ohio, and certification by NBCOT.  The ability to lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds. Minimum one (1) to two (2) years related work experience in a school-based setting is preferred. Possess a valid Ohio driver's license with no more than two (2) moving violations and have reliable daily transportation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Complete evaluations of motor ability, perceptual/fine motor skills, sensory/sensorimotor status and self-care skills related to the school-based setting.
2. Complete all relevant documentation in a timely manner including Independent Education Programs (IEPs), Evaluation Team Reports (ETRs), plans of care in accordance with state standards, Medicaid, and CARF (if applicable).
3. Participate in team meetings for treatment planning with other school professionals including but not limited to the intervention specialist, physical therapist, speech language pathologist, school representatives, parents, etc.
4. Collaborate with teacher's aide staff, and parents/family members to promote carry over of learned skills to improve overall progress towards functional goals.
5. Communicate professionally with the Special Education Director to assure all district policies are upheld.
6. Maintain communication with other therapy staff both in and out of the school district to improve knowledge translation and cross training.
7. Attend and/or present at in-service presentations and professional meetings to share knowledge.
8. Complete all outcome measurement documents as set forth by the agency in a timely manner.
9. Maintain regular communication with occupational therapy manager to maintain high quality services and contract relationships.
10. Supervise Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (as needed) through regular collaboration on treatment plans, training on relevant intervention strategies, and assurance of all agency/district policies.
11. Provide support as a clinic-based therapist as needed. 

TO APPLY:  Send resume to Colleen Bennett, [email protected]

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Posted November 26 - December 26, 2018

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