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Occupational Therapist- Children's Resource Team, Grants Pass, OR


Organization: Options for Southern Oregon
Category: Occupational Therapist
Location: Grants Pass, OR
Date Job Posted: May 10, 2024
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Occupational Therapist- Children's Resource Team

Full Time 30-40 hours/week
Grants Pass, OR, US
Requisition ID: 1405

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Attention Candidates: Please upload both your resume and a cover letter.

$5,000 HIRING BONUS (Prorated by FTE)

  • Benefits include:
    • Family medical, dental, long term disability, 403(b) plan with 6% match, and more.
    • Generous paid time off policy. (Annual accrual up to 208 hours - based on FTE status and available to use upon accrual). Plus 11 paid holidays annually.
  • Bilingual skills a plus; Options pays a premium for employees who can conduct business in Spanish and provide certification of a language proficiency test approved by the Oregon Health Authority that meets a proficiency level of “High Intermediate”.
  • Bonus Applicable to external applicants only, and limitations for re-hires will apply.

Schedule: Monday-Friday (negotiable- 5-8’s or 4-10’s)

Overview

The Occupational Therapist (OT) works as a vital member of an interdisciplinary team utilizing their training and clinical specialty to assist children and/or adults in maintaining/gaining independence. This occurs through the development of interventions that focus on enhancing existing skills, creating opportunities for growth and increased independence, promoting wellness, remediating or restoring skills and modifying or adapting the environment or activity.

Responsibilities

Provides OT related assessments and treatment planning, works directly with the interdisciplinary team, individual, families and others involved in the individual’s life. Educates rehabilitative staff on implementing interventions, providing guidance and mentoring.

Works in both outpatient programs with children and/or adults and associated agency staff The OT also helps to educate and support agency clients, family members and significant others through the recovery process.

May perform screenings and/or assessments and education in a number of environments which may include schools, homes, residential programs and other appropriate sites. Works closely with both internal and external referral resources to insure access to appropriate forms of care.

Qualifications

Candidate must possess a degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited college or university. Oregon License as Occupational Therapist or ability to gain license within 6 months.

Candidate must be able to work independently and flexibly, under general supervision. Computer proficiency required to use Electronic Health Records effectively.

Must pass state-required background and DMV checks; possess a valid OR driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. Candidate must be able to work independently and flexibly, under general supervision.

Options for Southern Oregon recognizes that in order to best serve the healthcare needs of our communities and fulfill our mission, we must learn, grow, incorporate, and value the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in our work and in our lives. We are committed to the continued development of an aware, diverse, and culturally responsive workforce and an organizational culture that is supportive and affirming for all staff and clients. Options acknowledges that incorporating EDI principles in our practices is an ongoing learning process and we are committed to using our voice to effect positive change. We recognize that making an impact on health inequities in our community will take more than just a statement and, to this end, our goals, planning, and actions aim to promote and develop equitable and effective health care services to reflect the needs of our diverse communities.

Options for Southern Oregon provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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