Organization: Monterey County Health Department
Category: Occupational Therapist
Location: Salinas, CA
Date Job Posted: December 29, 2021
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Monterey County Health Department
Salinas, CA 93906
Salary: $7,375.00 - $10,073.00 Monthly
Final Filing Date: January 16, 2022
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Summary of Position
Monterey County Health Department’s Behavioral Health Bureau, Children’s System of Care, has an opening for an Occupational Therapist for services to the Early Childhood Services Team. The Occupational Therapist delivers a full range of occupational therapy services to children with functional impairments in conjunction with mental health conditions including evaluation, planning and providing OT treatment to children.
The Occupational Therapist works collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team, including psychologists, psychiatrists and mental health clinicians and interacts with other agencies such as educational entities and community agencies who may be part of the treatment team. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of sensory integration issues and the impacts of inutero exposure to drugs and alcohol as well as early childhood trauma on the child’s sensory integration and motor development capacities. The Occupational Therapist is part of a mental health team and provides services to maximize reduction in mental health related difficulties in young children in a family treatment setting.
A list of eligible candidates resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future full-time or temporary vacancies as they arise.
Examples of Duties:
To view the complete job description, please visit the Monterey County website: http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/departments-a-h/human-resources/human-resources/class-specifications
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE
Will have a proven track record demonstrating the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Skill and Ability to:
Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate:
EXAMPLES OF EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/TRAINING
The skills necessary may be acquired through various types of education, training, and/or experience, typically:
Two years of work experience as a registered Occupational Therapist
Graduate of an occupational therapy curriculum accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, the World Federation of Occupation Therapy or another nationally recognized occupational therapy association.
REQUIRED CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
As a condition of employment, prospective employees may be required to submit to a background review which may include a review of information concerning present and/or prior employment, driving record, and record of any criminal convictions. Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the U.S.; a list of acceptable documents is available on the USCIS Form I-9. If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your rate of pay will be hourly, and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed in the summary
APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURES
Apply on-line at
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/montereycounty/jobs/3341062/occupational-therapist?page=4&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs by the final filing date of January 16, 2022 at 11:59 PM (PST)
Hard copy applications may be obtained from and submitted during normal business hours, Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM by contacting: Monterey County Health Department, Attn: Human Resources Division, 1270 Natividad Road, Salinas, CA 93906.
The selection process is tentative, and applicants will be notified if changes are made. To assess applicants' possession of required qualifications, the examination process may include an oral examination, pre-examination exercises, performance examination, and/or written examination. The competitive examination process includes submittal of required application materials. A complete application package will include:
Applicants who fail to provide all required materials by the final filing deadline will not be considered.] Resumes, cover letters, letters of interest, and other correspondence will not be accepted as a substitute for required application materials. All required application materials will be competitively evaluated. Those applicants that are determined to be the most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process.
On July 30, 2021 the County of Monterey Board of Supervisors took action to mandate COVID-19 vaccination for all employees to include new hires. The vaccination requirement is in accordance with Section 25 of the County of Monterey Emergency Response Manual and COVID-19 Prevention Program Link. Applicants who accept employment with the County of Monterey, will be required to be fully vaccinated. However, individuals may request medical or religious exemptions and will be required to complete the appropriate request and certification forms for review and approval no later than their start date. Medical /Religion.
Monterey County offers an excellent benefits package. To view the H Unit Benefit Summary please visit our website https://www.co.monterey.ca.us/home/showpublisheddocument/99628/637490872740300000.
This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as a contract. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) prevail over this listing.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:
Monterey County is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. The County seeks candidates who can make contributions in an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity. Monterey County is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact Ken Keir, Human Resources Analyst, at (831) 755-4502 or email@example.com.