Occupational Therapist, Eureka, CA
COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT
825 5th Street, Room 100, Eureka, CA 95501
Telephone (707) 476-2349 Fax (707) 445-7285
HUMBOLDT COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES ANNOUNCES AN OPEN RECRUITMENT FOR:
Exam # 16-174
Monthly Salary: $6,332 - $8,126
Tier I: Prior to 7/5/2012: 2.7 @ 55
Tier II: Post 7/6/2012: 2.0 @ 55
Tier III: Post 1/1/2013: 2.0 @ 62
An Occupational Therapist, under general supervision, plans, performs and directs occupational therapy for handicapped persons, primarily children; participates as a team member with physicians, physical therapists, parents and others in furthering the development of the child's daily living habits; performs related work as assigned.
Knowledge of: Principles and practices of arts, crafts and recreational activities; theory of mental and physical rehabilitation underlying the practice of occupational therapy; neuro-muscular function and dysfunction; skeletal and muscular anatomy; psychological problems of the handicapped and their families; use and care of special tools, prostheses and equipment.
Skill in: Instructing and assisting with therapeutic activities; explaining and interpreting tests, diagnoses, objectives and methods of occupational therapy to patients, parents and school personnel; working as a team member to ensure carryover in the treatment and training of patients; integrating occupational therapy activities with other medical and developmental programs; preparing accurate and complete case notes, correspondence, reports and other written materials; using initiatives and sound judgment within established guidelines; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
Other Requirements: Must possess a valid California driver’s license. Must possess a valid license from the California Board of Occupational Therapy.
DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills outlined above is one year of credentialed experience performing occupational therapy with children.
EXTENDED FILING DEADLINE: Open Until Filled
Please see on-line job announcement for important further details about this job position. This flyer is a courtesy announcement only and is not meant to replace the full official job announcement that can be found on our website at www.humboldtgov.org/hr. A complete online application is required for this position.