Occupational Therapist I & II – Children’s Therapy Program - Part-Time
County of Sonoma
Location: Santa Rosa, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $36.29 – 49.12/Hourly*
Occupational Therapy Assistant
DOE - The County of Sonoma seeks candidates for a part-time (.50 Full-Time Equivalent, 20 hours per week) Occupational Therapist II - Children's Therapy Program position, which may be filled at the I or II level. If you are interested in applying at the I level, you will need to apply to the separate, concurrent recruitment being conducted.
2 openings available.
Internal Number: 23/05-2306-OPT
Starting salary up to $49.12*/Hour plus a cash allowance of $3.45/Hour, and a competitive total compensation package!*
The County of Sonoma seeks candidates for a part-time (.50 Full-Time Equivalent, 20 hours per week) Occupational Therapist II - Children's Therapy Program position, which may be filled at the I or II level. If you are interested in applying at the I level, you will need to apply to the separate, concurrent recruitment being conducted.
This position provides skilled and professional occupational therapy services to children from birth to age 21, who have physical impairments that require a thorough evaluation and treatment plan to address functional limitations and who qualify for Medical Therapy Program services.
During a typical workday, the OT will provide direct or telehealth therapy services consisting of fine motor, visual perceptual motor, functional mobility, upper extremity functional training, durable medical equipment and bracing/orthoses evaluation and training, caregiver and client education, strength and range of motion training, and analysis of client's physical function, and consultation with community partners who share in the care of each child.
Duties of the OT include:
Planning, implementing, and supervising occupational therapy programs for individual and group treatments
Providing timely and skilled consultation services to caregivers and community partners to promote client’s increased independence and physical and emotional well-being
Teaching self-care activities with emphasis on such areas as communications, feeding, dressing, personal hygiene, and other activities of daily living
Evaluating the home setting and appropriate community settings for safety and access- including training client and caregivers in the use of equipment and/or home therapy program
Establishing and monitoring therapeutic exercise programs including client and caregiver instruction
Establishing measurable therapy goals and objectives
Evaluating clients' needs for equipment and/or splinting
Maintaining medical records and documentation per State guidelines
Engaging in timely and accurate billing for services rendered
Remaining current on trends and new developments in the field of occupational therapy
*Salary is negotiable within the established range and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. This recruitment is open continuously and may close at any time without notice. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. The County of Sonoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve.Apply Now!
The County of Sonoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve.
As the region’s largest employer, the County of Sonoma offers you a level of career diversity that is as expansive as the County itself. From nursing to engineering, information technology to land management and everything in-between, we’ve got over 800 different opportunities waiting for you. But even more than just opportunity, we give you flexibility. Follow your dreams of promoting to the top. Either way, you can have it all here.