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We are looking for a committed and patient-focused Occupational Therapist to evaluate and treat neurodivergent clients . You will offer evidence based therapies that will support our clients to confidently and independently carry out everyday tasks or activities. The successful candidate will have a holistic perspective and will be able to adapt the environment to fit the person.

Johnson and Montpelier VT offices: http://www.charislearningcenter.com/ 

We are open to adding your current clients to our caseload.

This position is per diem, potentially growing to full time. Client population ranges from 2 yrs to adulthood; no geriatric.

Responsibilities

  • Address client’s aspects of performance to support engagement in occupations that affect health, well-being and life quality
  • Select and adapt the appropriate per case occupational therapy treatment model, method and approach to direct the process of interventions
  • Apply interventions to maximize safety and performance in activities of daily living (ADL) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL)
  • Teach clients new ways of approaching tasks and educate them on how to break down activities into achievable components
  • Gather information about clients' home and other environments and provide advice about alterations consistent with their needs and capabilities
  • Recommend adaptive equipment and train in its use when needed
  • Guide and educate family members and caregivers
  • Observe, note, and report on progress of long and short term treatment goals
  • Collect data and document processes followed
  • Maintain your own schedule with clients

Skills

  • Proven working experience as occupational therapist
  • Sensory Certified or knowledgable
  • Excellent knowledge of principles and practices of occupational therapy
  • Hands-on experience with computer programs and creative media
  • Ability to manage patients with different types of personalities
  • Current knowledge of treatment practices per discipline and drive to continually learn and grow in the profession
  • Professional behavior
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited program in Occupational THerapy
  • Valid license to practice occupational therapy
Mary B. Asper, MS, CCC-SLP, ASD-CS
Charis Learning Center, Clinical Director

Certified Autism Clinician
Hanen Certified Speech-Language Pathologist
Phone: 802-730-8217
Email: charislearningcenter@gmail.com





Inpatient/Outpatient Therapy Positions

The University of Vermont Medical Center

Burlington, VT

Multiple Shifts

 

The University of Vermont Medical Center is currently hiring for Inpatient & Outpatient Therapy roles throughout the medical center. These roles contribute to the provision of therapeutic treatments to patients in varying states of health and illness. Positions include:

  • Clinical Lead Physical Therapist

  • Occupational Therapist

  • Physical Therapist

  • Speech Language Pathologist

  • Therapy Support Specialist 

    Rehab Therapy Aide 


Various shifts are available. Sign on bonuses are being offered to qualified candidates/some positions.

 

To learn more or to apply for a position, visit: https://uvmhealth.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/EXTERNAL?q=therapy

 

 

The University of Vermont Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





Clinical Assistant Professor and Academic Fieldwork Coordinator in the Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program

The Occupational Therapy Program in the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science at the University of Vermont (UVM) invites applications for a full time, Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, 9-month clinical faculty position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor to begin in August, 2021.

Successful candidates must be an occupational therapist with at least 2 years of clinical practice experience as an occupational therapist, be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Vermont, and hold a doctoral degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDE-recognized institutional accrediting agency. Administrative responsibilities for this position include creating the fieldwork program so that it complies with Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education standards, working with the EXXAT system to streamline the fieldwork process, establishing Memoranda of Understanding for clinical rotation sites, and managing all aspects of the fieldwork process.  Responsibilities for this position also include teaching, developing scholarship, and performing service and clinical practice to support and advance the missions of the department, college, and university.

Preference will be given to candidates who have a record of 

·         Experience as an Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

·         Successful teaching, or potential for outstanding teaching, at the college level and/or related field experience

·         Advising students

·         Building successful partnerships with community agencies

·         Promoting and engaging in practices that support student engagement and active learning

·         Collaborating with university faculty and the community of practice. 

The ideal candidate will have clinical experience in the area of pediatrics, adult rehabilitation, and/or mental health.  The UVM entry-level Occupational Therapy Doctorate program is a developing program; thus, candidates with flexible and creative thinking are desired.

The UVM Entry-Level Doctorate in Occupational Therapy program is currently in the candidacy phase of accreditation.  It is designed with a strong experiential learning component that blends the art and science of the occupational therapy profession.  It is an integral component of the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. The College provides an exciting academic environment with excellent collaborative relationship potentials for new faculty as it is uniquely positioned on the UVM main campus, alongside our academic colleagues in Medicine, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Engineering, Health Sciences, and Nutrition as well as our clinical colleagues in the UVM Medical Center. The mission of the College is to ‘prepare graduates to lead and collaborate with stakeholders across disciplines to foster exemplary inter-professional, compassionate, and family-centered services, to create and use new knowledge, and to contribute to the health and wellness of individuals, communities, and society.’ The College priorities focus on striving for excellence in research, teaching, and learning and interprofessional education while promoting practice collaborations within a stimulating Academic Medical Center environment. 

The vision of the University of Vermont is ‘to be among the nation’s premier small research universities, preeminent in our comprehensive commitment to liberal education, environment, health, and public service.’ The University of Vermont combines faculty-student relationships most commonly found in a small liberal arts college with the resources of a major research institution and medical center. The University is home to 9,970 undergraduates, 1,317 graduate students, 454 medical students and 1,484 full- and part-time faculty. Located in Burlington, Vermont (perennially voted one of America’s most exciting small cities), UVM’s setting in a valley on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and the Green Mountain ranges, inspires visitors and residents alike. Burlington is a vibrant community with year-round recreational opportunities, safe communities, and excellent schools. This progressive community has been frequently cited as one of the most livable cities in the U.S.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law.The University of Vermont is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their teaching, service and research, scholarship or creative arts.  We are an educationally purposeful community seeking to prepare students to be accountable leaders in a diverse and changing world.  Members of the University of Vermont community embrace and advance the values of Our Common Ground:  Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Openness, Justice and Responsibility.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the ideals of accessibility, inclusiveness, and academic excellence as reflected in the tenets of Our Common Ground.  Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please go to through the UVM job application portal: www.uvmjobs.com and search for the position using the department name “Rehabilitation & Movement Science.” Submit, through the portal: 1) a letter of interest detailing qualifications, teaching philosophy, clinical expertise, and expected personal contributions to diversity and inclusion, 2) a current CV, and 3) contact information for three professional references.

Questions may be directed to the Co-Chair of the Search Committee: Dr. Victoria Priganc, victoria.priganc@med.uvm.edu.




Clinical Assistant Professor and Doctoral Capstone Coordinator in the Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program

The Occupational Therapy Program in the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science at the University of Vermont (UVM) invites applications for a full time, Doctoral Capstone Coordinator, 9-month clinical faculty position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor to begin in August, 2021.

Successful candidates must be an occupational therapist with at least 2 years of clinical practice experience as an occupational therapist, be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Vermont, and hold a doctoral degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDE-recognized institutional accrediting agency. Administrative responsibilities for this position include development of the entire capstone portion of the program; guiding students through the capstone process; establishing Memoranda of Understanding for the capstone experiences; ensuring compliance with Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education standards; and managing all aspects of the capstone process.  Responsibilities for this position also include teaching, developing scholarship, and performing service and clinical practice to support and advance the missions of the department, college, and university.

Preference will be given to candidates who have a record of 

·         Experience as a Capstone Coordinator

·         Successful teaching, or potential for outstanding teaching, at the college level and/or related field experience

·         Advising students

·         Building successful partnerships with community agencies

·         Promoting and engaging in practices that support student engagement and active learning

·         Collaborating with university faculty and the community of practice. 

The ideal candidate will have clinical experience in the area of pediatrics, adult rehabilitation, and/or mental health.  The UVM entry-level OTD program is a developing program; thus, candidates with flexible and creative thinking are desired.

The UVM Entry-Level Doctorate in Occupational Therapy program is currently in the candidacy phase of accreditation.  It is designed with a strong experiential learning component that blends the art and science of the occupational therapy profession.  It is an integral component of the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. The College provides an exciting academic environment with excellent collaborative relationship potentials for new faculty as it is uniquely positioned on the UVM main campus, alongside our academic colleagues in Medicine, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Engineering, Health Sciences, and Nutrition as well as our clinical colleagues in the UVM Medical Center.  The mission of the College is to ‘prepare graduates to lead and collaborate with stakeholders across disciplines to foster exemplary inter-professional, compassionate, and family-centered services, to create and use new knowledge, and to contribute to the health and wellness of individuals, communities, and society.’ The College priorities focus on striving for excellence in research, teaching, and learning and interprofessional education while promoting practice collaborations within a stimulating Academic Medical Center environment.

The vision of the University of Vermont is ‘to be among the nation’s premier small research universities, preeminent in our comprehensive commitment to liberal education, environment, health, and public service.’ The University of Vermont combines faculty-student relationships most commonly found in a small liberal arts college with the resources of a major research institution and medical center. The University is home to 9,970 undergraduates, 1,317 graduate students, 454 medical students and 1,484 full- and part-time faculty. Located in Burlington, Vermont (perennially voted one of America’s most exciting small cities), UVM’s setting in a valley on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and the Green Mountain ranges, inspires visitors and residents alike. Burlington is a vibrant community with year-round recreational opportunities, safe communities, and excellent schools. This progressive community has been frequently cited as one of the most livable cities in the U.S.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University of Vermont is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their teaching, service and research, scholarship or creative arts.  We are an educationally purposeful community seeking to prepare students to be accountable leaders in a diverse and changing world.  Members of the University of Vermont community embrace and advance the values of Our Common Ground:  Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Openness, Justice and Responsibility.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the ideals of accessibility, inclusiveness, and academic excellence as reflected in the tenets of Our Common Ground.  Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please go to through the UVM job application portal: www.uvmjobs.com and search for the position using the department name “Rehabilitation & Movement Science.” Submit, through the portal: 1) a letter of interest detailing qualifications, teaching philosophy, clinical expertise, and expected personal contributions to diversity and inclusion, 2) a current CV, and 3) contact information for three professional references.

Questions may be directed to the Co-Chair of the Search Committee: Dr. Victoria Priganc, victoria.priganc@med.uvm.edu.




https://www.northcountryhospital.org/careers/

OT position is full time 40 hrs a week.

Sign on Bonus & Relocation Assistance Available

Our region is beautiful and is surrounded by mountains and lakes for those who like outdoor activities. We are roughly 2 hours from Burlington, Vermont, 1 hour from Sherbrooke, Quebec, 2 hours from Montreal and 4 hours from Boston.

North Country Hospital is a rural critical access hospital located in Northern Vermont.  The Rehab department has large outpatient department, small inpatient department, and provides contract services to local schools. We pride ourselves in our supportive, progressive environment with generous continuing education opportunities. 

Statement of Purpose

Organizes and conducts occupational therapy programs in the hospital and contracting agencies to facilitate rehabilitation of the mentally or physically disabled patients of all ages.  Directs patient participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce, and enhance performance; facilitates the learning of those skills and functions essential for adaptation and productivity, diminish or correct pathology, and to promote and maintain health.  Collaborates with interdisciplinary team.

Job Requirements

Graduate of an accredited program in Occupational Therapy.  Licensed to practice in the State of Vermont.  Must be well-versed in all aspects of Occupational Therapy, including pediatrics.  Must show evidence of good analytical assessment skills, independent decision-making abilities and excellent skills in treatment documentation.  

COTA position is part time, 24 hrs a week

Statement of Purpose

Participates in occupational therapy programs in the hospital and contracting agencies to facilitate rehabilitation of the mentally or physically disabled patients of all ages.  Directs patient participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce, and enhance performance; facilitates the learning of those skills and functions essential for adaptation and productivity, diminish or correct pathology, and to promote and maintain health.  Collaborates with interdisciplinary team.

 

Job Requirements

Graduate of an accredited program as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant.  Licensed to practice in the State of Vermont.  Must be well-versed in all aspects of Occupational Therapy, including pediatrics, school population, outpatient, in patient.  Must show evidence of good analytical assessment skills, independent decision-making abilities and excellent skills in treatment documentation.


Advertise your open occupational therapy positions

on our website.

For $150.00 we will post your open positions and include space for a logo, for 90 days. This includes our website, newsletter and social media (Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook). 
To have your advertisement included in our newsletter you must submit within 15 days of the deadlines below.

March 19th (for April 2022)
June 24th (For July 2022)
September 23rd (For Oct 2022)
December 16th (For Jan 2023)
 

                                                                                                                        

Please contact informationvota@gmail.com for more information.


Payment can be made by Purchase Order and Check sent to:

Vermont Occupational Therapy Association, PO Box 925, Richmond, Vermont 05477 


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