Job Board


COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF BALTIMORE COUNTY invites applications for the position of:

Program Director, Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Opening Date: 04/12/21

The purpose of this class is to provide administrative management and leadership for assigned departments with other divisional administrators and in a manner consistent with established College policies and procedures.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Must be initially certified as either an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant. Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Maryland. Must hold minimum of a Master’s Degree. Doctoral degree preferred. Must have five (5) years documented experience in the field to include: clinical practice, administrative experience, scholarship, experience with occupational therapy assistants, and two (2) years’ experience in a full time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities.

For best consideration, please apply by May 9, 2021.

CLASS SPECIFIC ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

1. Provide the day to day management of the program, including supervision of full-time and adjunct faculty and staff;

2. Coordinate the scheduling of faculty, courses, and facilities within program;

3. Work collaboratively to achieve departmental, divisional and/or institutional initiatives.

4. Participate with the hiring and evaluation of assigned staff;

5. Represent the program, school and the College with students, parents, professional organizations, and other relevant constituencies;

6. Participate in budget processes; and

7. Coordinates the Professional Advisory Committee.

Essential Job Duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned.

POSITION SPECIFIC ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

1. Provide administrative leadership for and management of the program;

2. Support the development, coordination, and evaluation of program curriculum;

3. Develop, maintain, comply with, and conduct a periodic review of written agreements with cooperating agencies;

4. Responsible and accountable for all aspects of the programs’ accreditation;

5. Participate as an active member of the SHP leadership team;

6. Conduct formal and informal counseling of students and faculty;

7. Develop methods of program evaluation to ensure ongoing effectiveness through outcomes assessment and corresponding revisions as needed;

8. Work collaboratively with Continuing Education to facilitate the needs of the profession and students.

Essential Job Duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE HERE

CCBC – Baltimore, MD 21228 – 443-840-4739

careers@ccbcmd.edu

– Ad paid through 5/20/21


COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF BALTIMORE COUNTY invites applications for the position of:

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator (AFWC), Occupational Therapy Assistant Program 

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Opening Date: 04/12/21

The AFWC is responsible for all aspects of the clinical experiences of students enrolled in the program, including organization, administration, continuous review and revision, planning for and development of locations for evolving practice skills and the general effectiveness of the clinical experience.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Minimum at least two (2) years’ clinical experience as an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant and licensed or eligible for license in the State of Maryland. Minimum 2 years’ experience teaching.

For best consideration, please apply by May 9, 2021.

CLASS SPECIFIC ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

1. Develops relationships and coordinates clinical placements for the program.

2. Evaluates the effectiveness of clinical assignments in meeting the educational needs of the students and end of program outcomes.

3. Assures the program meets accreditation standards in terms of the clinical program.

4. Maintains sufficient number of fieldwork sites to assure timely student placement.

5. Manages all administrative aspects of fieldwork placement including affiliation agreements and certificate of insurance documentation.

6. Initiates and maintains communication and correspondence between the program and clinical sites.

7. Incorporate new practice trends into fieldwork experiences.

Essential Job Duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned.

POSITION SPECIFIC ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

1. Identify and secure fieldwork placements in compliance with the “Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)” standards.

2. Conduct “Fieldwork Orientations” for students.

3. Functions as a mediator between students and fieldwork educators.

4. Collaborates with fieldwork educator in assigning the final grade for fieldwork and is responsible for submitting grades to Record Office.

5. Advisement of OTA students as required.

6. Update Fieldwork Manual annually.

7. Participates with the Chesapeake Bay Fieldwork Council.

8. Maintains liaisons with other colleges and universities to enrich the dialogue between institutions.

9. Host meetings and workshops for fieldwork educators annually.

10. Provides course instruction as assigned.

11. Contribute to ongoing program evaluation.

Essential Job Duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE HERE

CCBC – Baltimore, MD 21228 – 443-840-4739

careers@ccbcmd.edu

– Ad paid through 5/20/21


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Occupational Therapist (10 Month)

The mission of the Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL) is to deliver high-quality instructional resources, enhance classroom practice and scale effective programs to increase DCPS student achievement and prepare all students for success in college, career, and life. OTL spans four core competency areas:

  1. Curriculum
  2. Professional learning
  3. Enrichments and interventions
  4. Formative assessment

Team members support school-based staff in implementing DCPS’s existing academic programs while simultaneously working to rethink and redesign school programming, academic and curricular resources and educator professional development.

The Division of Specialized Instruction (DSI) works to provide a high quality continuum of services in an inclusive environment so every student with disabilities is prepared for success in college, career, and life. The division works with schools to design, implement, and monitor programs and supports for students with disabilities.

The Occupational Therapist leads the process in development, implementation, and coordination of the school’s occupational therapy program. Screening, evaluation, educational program and transition planning, therapeutic intervention, and exit planning is provided for students identified with or suspected of having disabilities that interfere with their ability to perform daily life activities or participate in necessary or desired occupations. Professional judgment and clinical knowledge are used to develop individualized programming based on occupational performance deficits in the areas of personal care, student role, interaction skills, process skills, play, community integration/work, and graphic communication. The Occupational Therapist will regularly collaborate with other disciplines and services, as well independently review outcomes and modify intervention programs. Clinical reasoning and professional judgment are essential to ensuring the safety of students and protecting liability of the school and the therapist. This position is a safety-sensitive position. As a result, throughout employment this position will be subject to the Employee Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy.

The Occupational Therapist (10-month) will report to the Program Manager, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serves as the school-based Occupational Therapist for assessment and implementation of individualized education programs for students with special needs in assigned schools.
  • Develops individualized goals and objectives to facilitate eligible students’ active participation/acquisition of functional performance skills in self-maintenance, academic and vocational pursuits, and leisure/play activities that occur in school environments.
  • Prepares both written and oral reports, and presentations for determining student’s eligibility for special education services.
  • Utilizes direct and indirect services, assistive technology and/or environmental modifications to implement special educational programming to provide for the development of sensory-motor, perceptual, or neuromuscular functioning and emotional, motivational, cognitive, or psychosocial performance.
  • Maintains confidential files which include assessments, reviews, test results, IEPs, documentation of consultations, and Encounter Tracker Forms.
  • Consults with DCPS regular and special education staff, parents, and community resources.
  • Participates in planning team meetings for students and discusses student’s response to OT treatment; makes recommendations to enhance student’s function in other areas; and may makeor recommend referrals to other disciplines as appropriate.
  • Reviews and interprets independently-generated therapy and medical reports; and serves as a resource in reporting findings to other health care and related service providers.
  • Attends administrative due process hearings (and other court proceedings), eligibility conferences,and other meetings.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree from an accredited university in occupational therapy or bachelor’s degree awarded prior to 2007.
  • Previous exposure to or experience in the education sector a plus.
  • New graduates welcomed.

DCPS Values

  • STUDENTS FIRST: We recognize students as whole children and put their needs first in everythingwe do.
  • COURAGE: We have the audacity to learn from our successes and failures, to try new things, andto lead the nation as a proof point of PK-12 success.
  • EQUITY: We work proactively to eliminate opportunity gaps by interrupting institutional bias andinvesting in effective strategies to ensure every student succeeds.
  • EXCELLENCE: We work with integrity and hold ourselves accountable for exemplary outcomes,service, and interactions.
  • TEAMWORK: We recognize that our greatest asset is our collective vision and ability to workcollaboratively and authentically.
  • JOY: We enjoy our collective work and will enthusiastically celebrate our success and each other.

Are you interested?

Please visit the DCPS Careers Page and click on School-based Support to find the Occupational Therapist job description and apply.

Questions?

Contact Vaishnavi Tallury at Dcps.OTPTtherapyprogram@k12.dc.gov

– Ad paid through 6/01/21