CERTIFIED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT
Location: Moreno Valley, CA
LICENSE: Licensed as an Occupational Therapy Assistant through the Board of Occupational Therapy with the State of California. Graduates of an accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant program who have met the licensure requirements must be able to provide a Limited Permit to work by the State of California Board of Occupational Therapy. Occupational Therapy Assistants with Limited Permit must take and pass the licensing examination within 90 days of receipt of Limited Permit from the CA BOT. Current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.
EXPERIENCE: One year of supervised experience as a certified occupational therapist assistant in an Acute Care facility (preferred but not required) or Medical facility.
Knowledge of: therapeutic techniques, activities, and equipment used in occupational therapy work; the theory of mental and physical rehabilitation underlying the practices of occupational therapy; skeletal anatomy, kinesiology, neurology and the objective of occupational therapy treatment; physical and psychological problems of therapy patients and their families, human development.
Ability to: explain and teach occupational therapy treatments to others; prepare reports and to keep records of case histories; follow and administer prescribed treatment for patients; work effectively with patients and with other staff to effectively communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding the patient's progress, problems or plans; and with physicians regarding the patient's status.
HOW TO APPLY: All qualified candidates interested in this wonderful opportunity, please submit a detailed resume using a Microsoft Word Document format with exact employment dates (MM/YYYY) to Recruiter Marisela Campos at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]
NOTE: A list will be created based on recruiting guidelines, desirable qualifications, and any other recruitment criteria requested by the hiring authority. Expressing interest and/or meeting the minimum qualification does not guarantee a referral.
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All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical exam, including a drug/alcohol test, and a criminal background investigation, including fingerprinting. (A felony or misdemeanor conviction may disqualify the applicant from County employment).
Required Probationary Period - As an Approved Local Merit System, the County of Riverside requires all new regular or seasonal employees to serve an initial probationary period, the duration of which is indicated in the applicable Memorandum of Understanding, County Resolution, or Salary Ordinance. Temporary and Per Diem employees serve at the pleasure of the agency/department head.
The County of Riverside is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the County of Riverside to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non job-related factor.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS - The County of Riverside is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the applications or selection process may contact the Disability Access Office at (951) 955-5663 or via email at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. Individuals with hearing and/or speech impairments may also contact the recruiter for this position through the use of the California Relay Service by dialing 711.