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Overview

The current vacancy is in the California Children’s Services (CCS) Medical Therapy Units (MTU) working in both Chico and Oroville. This is a fulltime, regular help position. 

FLSA: Non-Exempt

DEFINITION

Under direction, plans, performs, and directs skilled occupational therapeutic and rehabilitative services for children and youth (ages 0-21) with qualifying medical diagnoses. Collaborates with physicians, parents/caregivers, physical therapists, nurses, social workers, outside agencies and others to develop and implement therapy plans to maximize ability of clients to independently perform tasks of daily living; and performs related duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Receives direction from a Supervising Therapist. Exercises no direct supervision over staff.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS

This classification is responsible for independently performing professional duties in support of the California Children’s Services (CCS) Medical Therapy Program.  Positions at this level exercise judgement and initiative in their assigned tasks, receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.

Education and Experience:

Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: 

Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Occupational Therapy.

Certifications and Licenses:

  • Must possess a valid US driver’s license upon date of application. Must obtain California driver’s license following hire date per California DMV regulations.
  • Possess and maintain a valid license from the California Board of Occupational Therapy.
  • Possess and maintain a current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.

For full job description and to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/buttecountyca/jobs/4562787-0/occupational-therapist

Salary range: $77,688.00 – $104,124.80 Annually

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Bachelor's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Accessible by Public Transportation: No