Occupational Therapist E (9-P11)
Occupational Therapist E (9-P11)
$22.20 - $31.54 Hourly
Permanent Full Time
Health and Human Services - Forensic Center
3/16/2022 11:59 PM Eastern
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This position functions as an Occupational Therapist assessing functional skills by using task related functions to assess and develop specific treatment options for each patient, using knowledge of the principles and practices of occupational therapy. Therapeutic programs are based on identified individualized patient needs. The Occupational Therapist works with other Rehabilitation Services staff to provide a variety of therapeutic activity programs. The Occupational Therapist is primarily scheduled to work on treatment units, and, at times, the centralized program area called Main Street. The Occupational Therapist works as part of an interdisciplinary team and is a treatment team member for their assigned unit.
Click here to view the Position Description (https://MCSC.state.mi.us/AgencyPDFs/OCCUPTHEA37RPD1.pdf)
Click here to view the Job Specification (http://www.michigan.gov/documents/OccupationalTherapist_12126_7.pdf)
To be considered for this position you must:
Apply for this position online via NEOGOV; click on "Apply" in the job posting for instructions on submitting your electronic application. Hard copy applications are not accepted.
Relevant experience and/or education referred to in the supplemental questions must be documented in the resume, transcript and/or application to allow for accurate screening.
Meet the Selective Position Requirement (SPR) OR SubClass Code (if applicable).
Attach a resume identifying specific experience and dates of employment. Dates of employment should include month and year and hours per week.
Attach a cover letter.
If applicable, attach a copy of an official transcript(s). We accept scanned copies of official transcripts. We do not accept web-based, internet, or copies of unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts provide the name of the institution, confirmation that a degree was awarded and on what date, and the registrar's signature.
Failure to complete any of the above items may result in your application not being considered. See instructions for attaching files here: Instructions (http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mdcs/New_Online_Employment_Application_Guide_-_First_Time_User_446027_7.pdf)
Required Education and Experience
Possession of a bachelor's degree in occupational therapy.
Occupational Therapist 9
No specific type or amount is required.
Occupational Therapist 10
One year of professional experience providing therapeutic rehabilitation or habilitation services equivalent to an Occupational Therapist 9.
Occupational Therapist P11
Two years of professional experience providing therapeutic rehabilitation or habilitation services equivalent to an Occupational Therapist, including one year equivalent to an Occupational Therapist 10.
Alternate Education and Experience
Additional Requirements and Information
- Registration as an occupational therapist by the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth.
** In accordance with the CMS Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Interim Final Rule, this position requires proof of COVID-19 vaccine. If you wish to pursue a religious or medical exemption, please indicate such if selected for the position.
Your application for any position does not guarantee you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.
This position is located at the Center for Forensic Psychiatry: 8303 Platt Road, Saline, MI 48176.
As a Condition of Employment: this position requires successful completion of a background investigation and a criminal records check.
The Department of Health & Human Services reserves the right to close this posting prior to its original end date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.
For questions about this specific position, please email MDHHSVacancies@michigan.gov. Please reference this job posting number in subject line.
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Full-time employees receive between 15 and 35 vacation days per year. Employees also receive 13 sick days per year and 8 hours of leave to participate in certain school functions or community activities. Employees may also qualify for up to 12 weeks of paid or unpaid leave for certain family or medical situations.
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Provides eligible individuals up to 12 weeks of paid leave immediately following birth or adoption of a child.
Employees may invest income in a tax-deferred retirement investment program. The state offers two optional deferred compensation plans, the 457 and 401(k). Employees decide the amount deducted from their paychecks.
Employees receive a minimum 4% state contribution toward their retirement fund. If an employee elects to contribute more, the state will match up to 3%. The Office of Retirement Services administers two different retirement plans for State of Michigan employees: Defined Benefit (DB) (https://www.michigan.gov/orsstatedb) and Defined Contribution (DC) (https://www.michigan.gov/orsstatedc) . New hires can also receive up to a 2% employer match into a Personal Healthcare Fund and a lump-sum credit to a tax-deferred account if eligible. More information is available at the Office of Retirement Services (https://www.michigan.gov/ors/0,4649,7-144-6183---,00.html) .
OCCUPTH - Are you registered as an occupational therapist by the state of Michigan? If so, please provide documentation.