Oklahoma State Department of Health Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States
Feb 17, 2024Full Time
Job Posting Title Motor Therapist II or III Agency 340 OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Supervisory Organization 340 Oklahoma County Early Intervention Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank) Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above. Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank) December 31, 2023 Full/Part-Time Full time Job Type Regular Compensation Occupational Therapist II/ Physical Therapist II: Up to $63,000.00 based on education and experience Occupational Therapist III / Physical Therapist III: Up to $66,205.00 based on education and experience Job Description The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to leading Oklahoma to prosperity through health. Our mission is to protect and promote health, prevent disease and injury, and cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can thrive. We value respect, collaboration, and service. OSDH is seeking a full time Occupational Therapist II, Occupational Therapist III, Physical Therapist II or Physical Therapist III providing support to the Oklahoma County Early Intervention SoonerStart Proram with the Oklahoma State Department of Health. This is a state employee position PIN 34003767 governed by the Civil Service Rules , in state government. Location to be determined upon hire.OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits packet,including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents. For more information about the benefit allowance, follow this link Plan Year 2023 . The annual salary for this position isbased on education and experience. Position Summary Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving professional level work in planning, evaluating and implementing therapy treatment programs and activities for individuals and groups. Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions Plans, conducts, and evaluates therapy treatment/intervention and activities. Interprets physician referrals and determines appropriate evaluation procedures. Makes recommendations concerning standardized treatments/intervention based on medical indications. Interprets results and proposes a treatment/intervention plan, including short and long range goals, frequency and duration. Provides treatment/intervention according to the prescribed plan, including task-oriented activities, prevocational activities, neuro-motor and sensory-motor activities and patient/family counseling and activities. Participates in the assessment, design and fabrication of adaptive equipment and orthotic devices. Evaluates patient response to treatment/intervention and makes recommendations on changes in treatment as required. Maintains records concerning treatment/intervention provided, including both subjective and objective data. Participates in a multidisciplinary team to assist in developing intervention strategies to meet the client’s needs. May provide limited supervision and training to therapy assistants and aides in the care and treatment of patients and the proper completion of standardized procedures. Other Duties Demonstrates knowledge of and supports mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior. Works effectively in team environment, participating and assisting their peers. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Education and Experience Level II- Requirements at this level consist of a current Oklahoma license as an Occupational Therapist issued by the Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision and one year of professional experience as a licensed Occupational Therapist; or an advanced level master’s degree or doctorate in pediatric rehabilitative services, pediatric occupational therapy, special education, or a closely related field may be substituted for the required experience OR a current Oklahoma license as a Physical Therapist issued by the Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision plus one year of professional experience as a licensed Physical Therapist; or an advanced level master’s degree or doctorate in pediatric rehabilitative services, pediatric occupational therapy, special education, (or a closely related field) may be substituted for the required experience. Level III - Requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level II plus two additional years of qualifying experience or an advanced level master’s degree or doctorate in pediatric rehabilitative services, pediatric occupational therapy, special education (or other similar degree) may be substituted for two years only of the required experience. Valued Knowledge, skills and abilities Level II - For Occupational Therapists Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of the principles and practices of professional occupational therapy; of therapeutic techniques and their application to occupational therapy; of standardized treatments prescribed for various conditions; of the procedures to evaluate various skills and abilities; and of the supplies, materials and equipment used in conducting occupational therapy programs. Ability is required to use therapeutic equipment and materials; to evaluate various skills and abilities; to administer prescribed treatments and conduct planned activities; to interpret medical prescriptions; to establish effective working relationships with others; to effectively communicate both orally and in writing; to exercise initiative and independent judgment; and to mentor occupational therapy students during field work experience. For Physical Therapists Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of the principles, practices, and ethics of professional physical therapy; of therapeutic techniques and their application to physical therapy; of anatomy and physiology; of standardized and special treatments related to physical therapy; of procedures for evaluating various skills and abilities; and of the supplies, materials and equipment used in conducting physical therapy. Ability is required to evaluate individual skills and abilities; to develop physical therapy treatment plans; to administer prescribed treatments or conduct planned activities; to establish effective working relationships with others; to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing; to exercise initiative and independent judgment; and to provide in-service training at the local, regional and state levels in identified areas of expertise. Level III - Required at this level include those identified in Level II plus ability is required to develop occupational therapy treatment plans;and to provide in-service training at the local, regional and state levels in identified areas of expertise. Physical Demands and Work Environment Work is typically performed in a client’s home or daycare setting or in an office environment with climate-controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms and may lift up to 35 pounds. This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Equal Opportunity Employment The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability. Equal Opportunity Employment The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability. Current State of Oklahoma employees must apply for open positions through their Workday account. Go to Careers app on WD home screen>Click on 'Find Jobs-Internal State of Oklahoma'.