Occupational Therapist Part-time (Union)

<p><strong>Sanilac County CMH embraces an employment environment that promotes recovery and discovery, a person-centered approach to treatment/services, and cultural competence. Join our team today!</strong></p>

Sandusky, MI

Sanilac County Community Mental Health

<p><strong>Sanilac County Community Mental Health Authority (SCCMH) is a CARF accredited public provider of managed mental health and developmental disability services. With St Clair, Genesee and Lapeer counties, SCCMH is a member of Region 10, a 4 county public mental health alliance which provide mental health services to persons eligible for Medicaid benefits under a capitated funding agreement. Sanilac County CMH embraces an employment environment that promotes recovery and discovery, a person-centered approach to treatment/services, and cultural competence. An employee in this or any position is expected to support the employment environment. This includes having lived experience with behavioral health issues.</strong></p> http://www.sanilaccmh.org/

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Overview: Provides Occupational Therapy (OT) services including testing, assessment, individual treatment, treatment planning, and monitoring individuals referred, as appropriate. Participates in planning and implementing curriculums and procedures, and acts as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team. Acts as a consultant for staff, residential providers, caretakers, and families in implementing treatment and training.<br /> <p><strong>COMPETENCIES</strong></p> <p>To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:</p> <ul> <li><strong>RESPECT FOR INDIVIDUALS;</strong>&nbsp;consistently treats all people with dignity and respect.</li> <li><strong>JOB PERFORMANCE ACCURACY/EFFICIENCY;</strong>&nbsp;ability to properly organize and carry out job duties completing a normal amount of work in a timely manner</li> <li><strong>JOB KNOWLEDGE/SKILL;&nbsp;</strong>extent of job information and understanding possessed by employee.</li> <li><strong>JOB ATTITUDE;&nbsp;</strong>amount of interest, enthusiasm, and positive intent shown on the job.</li> <li><strong>FOLLOWS POLICIIES;&nbsp;</strong>demonstrates understanding of an adherence to policies.</li> <li><strong>BUSINESS ETHICS;&nbsp;</strong>demonstration of expected morals and principals.</li> <li><strong>COMMUNICATION;&nbsp;</strong>verbal and written communication are constructive, effective, respectful and clear.</li> <li><strong>INITIATIVE;&nbsp;</strong>extent to which employee is a self-starter in attaining job objectives.</li> <li><strong>JUDGEMENT/DISCRETION;&nbsp;</strong>extent to which decision and actions are based on sound reasoning and weighing of possible outcomes.</li> <li><strong>PLANNING AND ORGANIZATION;&nbsp;</strong>Plans and organizes work activities/uses time efficiently.</li> <li><strong>PROBLEM SOLVING;&nbsp;</strong>Identifies problems and resolves them in early stages.</li> <li><strong>PROFESSIONALISM;&nbsp;</strong>Accepts responsibility for actions and follows through on commitments.</li> <li><strong>TEAMWORK;</strong>&nbsp;demonstrates ability and willingness to cooperatively and effectively as part of a team.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES</strong>&nbsp;include the following:</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Provides assessment as needed</li> <li>Assessment includes the following procedures: clinical interviews, direct observation, formal testing, social/adaptive assessment, record review, written report, and recommendation as to treatment, training services, placement, etc., as appropriate and/or requested.</li> <li>Written assessment reports will generally include: identification of presenting problem; diagnosis; pertinent history; strengths and needs; adaptive functioning; maladaptive behaviors with antecedents; recommendations as to treatment/training; potential for less restrictive environments and interventions; barriers to attainment of goals/progress.</li> <li>When a different or specific format is required by certifying or funding agency standards (e.g. OBRA Level II assessments) that format will be utilized.</li> <li>Attends consumer meetings and participates as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team to assess, develop, and monitor the effectiveness of treatment, support, and training plans for persons assigned.</li> <li>Develops and prioritizes training and treatment plans, according to strengths and weaknesses.</li> <li>Develops procedures as needed and documents progress as required by relevant standards of the agency and certifying/funding bodies.</li> <li>Acts as a consultant to Supports Coordinators/Case Managers, Skill building, and other agency staff, as well as families and caretakers, regarding individuals served.</li> <li>Consultation services include: direct observation; conferences with individuals, staff and caretakers; baseline procedures; goal/plan writing and monitoring; documentation of services and progress/effectiveness; in-service on specific treatment strategies as well as general in-service on curriculums and OT techniques and interventions.</li> <li>Provides direct OT services as needed including the development and monitoring of treatment plans in accordance with Medicaid and other applicable standards.</li> <li>Complete OT evaluations for home modifications for consumers</li> <li>Participates in committees as assigned to review, plan, and implement systems/interventions/procedures.</li> <li>Complete equipment requisitions on as needed basis for consumers.</li> <li>Provides training and in-service as needed to staff, caretakers and other individuals.</li> <li>Develops functional knowledge of systems, procedures, forms, and timelines required by agency and certifying/funding bodies including DMH, Medicaid, OBRA, and CARF relative to job duties.</li> <li>Perform other duties as assigned</li> </ul> <p><strong>SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>This job has no supervisory responsibilities.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <p>To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.</p> <p><strong>EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelors or Master&rsquo;s degree in Human Services from an accredited program. Registration as an Occupational Therapist (OT) or Occupational Therapist Registered (OTR) by the state of Michigan.</li> <li>For anyone working with children, they must receive 24 hours of Children&rsquo;s training per calendar year. A Minimum of one year experience for MA degreed positions or 3 years experience for BA degreed positions; in the examination, evaluation and treatment of SED Children and families required.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;<strong>LANGUAGE SKILLS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.</li> <li>Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.</li> </ul> <p><strong>MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.</li> <li>Ability to compute items such as range of motion, and to calculate percentages and interpret data in areas such as demonstrating measurable progress.</li> </ul> <p><strong>REASONING ABILITY:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Ability to assess and define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and draft effective interventions.</li> <li>Ability to interpret an extensive variety of information and instructions in various forms and deal with multiple variables.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;<strong>COMPUTER SKILLS&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;<strong>CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Possession of a valid Michigan Driver's license and ability to transport self and others in a motor vehicle.</li> </ul> <p><strong>&nbsp;OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Ability to perform common OT testing and procedures, and working knowledge of sensory integration.&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><strong>&nbsp;PHYSICAL DEMANDS:</strong></p> The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.<br /> <ul> <li>While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, travel between offices and throughout building, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.</li> <li>The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.</li> </ul> <p><strong>&nbsp;WORK ENVIRONMENT:</strong></p> <p>The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.</p> <ul> <li>The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Employee may be required to travel to outside meetings or homes as determined by caseload.</li> <li>While performing some of the duties of this job, the employee is will be exposed to outside weather conditions.</li> </ul>