The County of Santa Cruz offers a generous benefits package which includes annual leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits!
The County of Santa Cruz (California Children’s Services) is seeking a part-time (30 hours/week) Occupational Therapist. Do you have pediatric occupational therapy experience? Have you provided occupational therapy for physically disabled children and adolescents? If so, read on!
Some duties include:
Teach clients self-care and other suitable activities
Understand and interpret physicians’ orders and adapt treatment programs to individual circumstances
Communicate verbal and written ideas clearly and logically
Prepare reports and maintain clinical case records
Establish and maintain effective relationships with clients and others
Set up treatment care plans for physically disabled children and adolescents
Salary: $7,900 - 8,887 / Month
Bilingual (English/Spanish) Candidates Encouraged to Apply
Live and work in beautiful Santa Cruz County!
The County’s natural beauty spans from its coastal beaches to its redwood forests. The County also has excellent shopping throughout the local communities and features a lively downtown area in the City of Santa Cruz.
The ideal Mediterranean climate features low humidity with a typical 300 days of sunshine a year. Its unique shops and restaurants, coupled with a multitude of cultural and recreational activities, including theater, music, art, as well as golfing, surfing, hiking and biking offer a wealth of leisure activities. Higher education includes Cabrillo College and the University of California, Santa Cruz, with two additional State Universities less than an hour away. These elements of high-quality living make Santa Cruz one of California’s most desirable areas.
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
One year of experience performing occupational therapy with physically disabled children and adolescents. Experience in an occupational therapy internship program for developmentally disabled children may be substituted for the required experience on a month for month basis.
Special Requirements: Possession and maintenance of a valid California Class C Driver License or the incumbent must provide suitable transportation approved by the appointing authority. Possession and maintenance of a valid license issued by the California Board of Occupational Therapy to practice as an Occupational Therapist in California.