Employment Opportunities

Job Title:  Occupational Therapy Assistant/Independent Living Coordinator

 

35 hours per week – Temporary (May become permanent)

 

Purpose:

 

Our Home Access Program has an opening for a temporary Occupational Therapy Assistant. This position will provide assistance to consumers having disability seeking Independent Living (IL) services to enhance their quality of life, including assistance in the acquisition of assistive devices/technology or home modifications to address barriers to independence. 

 

Essential Job Functions:

 

Assess the independent living needs of persons with disability and set priorities for IL goal achievement and service provision.
 

Provide OTA assessment services to assess barriers preventing independence and recommendation for solutions to address barriers.
 

Provide research into the most cost effective solution/products for increased access.
 

Work as an interdisciplinary team to address barriers.
 

Education/ Experience/Qualifications:

 

1.      Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant

 

2.      Possess knowledge of available assistive technology/devices available to persons with disability.

 

3.      Two or more years' experience in addressing the needs of persons with disability.

 

4.      Possess driver’s license and reliable vehicle for home visits.

 

5.      Possess excellent written and communication skills as demonstrated by previous work experience to accurately convey needs of consumer and articulate issues.

 

6.      Ability to work independently and possess skills at setting priorities for task accomplishment.

 

7.      Must be computer literate and have experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook)

 

Salary:  As determined by experience, credentials and the financial consideration of OSCIL.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Persons having disability are encouraged to apply.

To apply:  Email a cover letter and resume to :jobs@oscil.org.