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  • 21 Apr 2021 3:20 PM | Anonymous

    OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

    Part-time Lecturer (non-tenure Track)

    The Department of Occupational Therapy at Tufts University is seeking qualified candidates to a teach the following graduate level courses during the 2021-2022 academic year

    ·       “OTS 205: Clinical Reasoning I: Observation and Interpretation.” The first in a series of courses focusing on the development of occupational therapy reasoning skills based on theoretical and practice learning. Emphasis on the ability to make, reflect on, analyze, and critique observations as well as making interpretations based on these observations. This course introduces the concepts and frameworks needed to assist OTs with making clinical observations and interpretations and to consider person/client factors and environmental/contextual factors that may affect an individual’s occupational performance. The influence of theory and evidence-based practice on the clinical reasoning process will be introduced as well. (Fall 2021)

    ·       “OTS 242: Health Conditions I.” This course addresses Incidence, prevalence, and etiology of health conditions that contribute to disruption in occupational performance focusing on conditions common in childhood through adolescence. The health practitioner's role in the treatment and management of these conditions and the role of risk-factor identification and prevention. The person-environment-occupation model and statistical significance of health conditions in relation to selected populations and the occupational impact. Discussion of conditions such as oppositional defiant disorder, attention deficit disorder, conduct disorder, pervasive development disorder spectrum, depression, bipolar illness, anxiety disorders, neuromuscular disorders, orthopedic conditions, and selected central nervous system disorders. (Fall 2021)

    ·       “OTS 227: Occupational Therapy Practice in Psychosocial Dysfunction.” This course explores the practice of occupational therapy within the continuum of mental health service delivery including basic knowledge of mental health conditions, treatment settings, frames of references, communication, group dynamics, treatment planning, and role of OT in pharmacological treatment. It explores the health practitioner’s role in the treatment and management of these conditions, and the role of the occupational therapy within the interdisciplinary treatment team. (Spring 2022)

    Candidates must be Massachusetts licensed occupational therapists with prior teaching of graduate occupational therapy students, and expertise in the content and skills taught in the course. A doctoral degree is preferred (e.g., OTD, PhD, EdD, ScD).

    All applications are submitted via Interfolio, at apply.interfolio.com/86087

    Please upload a CV, cover letter indicating the course you are applying to teach, sample course material, and 3 letters of reference.  The cover letter should include a statement describing the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continues until the position is filled. All

    Questions may be directed to Michelle Rossman, Department Administrator, Department of Occupational Therapy, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155 at Michelle.Rossman@Tufts.edu

    Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

    Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here https://oeo.tufts.edu/policies-procedures/non-discrimination/.

    If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at johny.laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


  • 20 Apr 2021 1:59 PM | Anonymous


    Description

    About Bay State College

    Bay State College is a private career-focused college founded in 1946 in the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston. With a mission to prepare students for successful careers and global citizenship through academic rigor and individualized support. Bay State College seeks candidates who will be leaders in fulfilling that Mission.

    Position Overview

    We are seeking an innovative, collaborative and visionary Academic Fieldwork Coordinator (AFC) for our developing Occupational Therapy Assistant Program. As a founding member of the program, the AFC is in a unique position to design and initiate OTA fieldwork experiences that influence the future of the occupational therapy profession, create positive social change, serve others, and create unique learning opportunities in preparation for today’s healthcare market. Experience as a COTA or supervising COTAs is required. As a full-time faculty member, the AFC procures fieldwork sites, provides development to fieldwork educators, and monitors student fieldwork progress, and teaches and mentors students. The AFC ensures the OTA program's compliance with Level I and Level II experiences with ACOTE standards. The AFC will also teach courses in the OTA curriculum and may also serve on committees. The AFC directly reports to the OTA Program Director.

    The Academic Fieldwork Coordinator for its Occupational Therapy Assistant Program in Boston, Massachusetts. The program is in candidacy status with classes starting May 2022. Desired AFC start date is May 2021.

    Responsibilities

    • Course management
    • Advisement
    • Scholarship
    • Service
    • Clinical Education Program Planning, Implementation, and Assessment
    • Communicates between the Academic Institution and Affiliated Clinical Education Sites
    • Clinical Site Development
    • Fieldwork Educator Development
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Requirements

    • An earned bachelor’s degree (if an OTA) or Masters (if an OTR).
    • A minimum of three (3) years in clinical practice.

    Preferred Requirements

    • Certified OTA with an earned bachelor’s degree (if an OTA).
    • A minimum of three (3) years in clinical practice.
    • A minimum of one year of experience teaching in higher education. 
    • Experience placing students for fieldwork.
    • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring of students and ongoing scholarship.

    Working Conditions 

    • Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 to 15 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Stooping and bending the body downward and forward.
    • Normal office conditions. Must be available to work a flexible schedule.
    • Travel is an expectation and requirement of the position. Site visits to clinical locations are often required to assess the suitability of the site and to monitor student's performance. Visits to sites may be initiated by the site, student, or the Fieldwork Coordinator.

    Benefits and Perks

    • Medical, Vision, and Dental
    • Life, AD&D, Short, and Long-Term Disability
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • 401K Retirement Plan
    • 12 Paid Holidays
    • Floating and Birthday Holiday
    • Vacation and Sick Time
    • Personal Days
    • Employee Assistance Program

    Bay State College is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for

    employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender

    identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    To Apply contact:  HumanResources@baystate.edu 




  • 05 Aug 2020 10:19 AM | Anonymous


    We are back in school in Massachusetts! 

    School System Practice OTA OPENINGS

    3-4 days/week

    Cape Ann area

    Elementary level Experience with remote learning helpful

    Expanded positions

    Work with students School experience required

    Will consider new grads with pediatric affiliations

    Opportunity to gain school experience

    Varied populations

    Massachusetts OTA license and NBCOT certification required

    Contact us now!  

    For more information click here

    Rehabilitation Therapy Associates LLC

    P.O. Box 449

    Amesbury, MA 01913

    Phone: 603-394-7747

    Fax: 603-394-7746

    Email: rta-ot@comcast.net

    Occupational Therapy Services for Skill Development Our mission-To provide quality occupational therapy services to a variety of clients to increase independence and skill development and to provide a mentoring, supportive environment to occupational therapy practitioners



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