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Occupational Therapist – Assistive Technology Program Coordinator – Minneapolis, Minnesota
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 391979Start Date: 01/14/2021End Date: 02/03/2021
Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. English Language Proficiency: Per VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Chapter 3, Section A, Paragraph 3j: No person will be appointed under authority of 38 U.S.C., chapter 73 or 74, to serve in a direct patient-care capacity in VHA who is not proficient in written and spoken English. Licensure Requirement: Applicant must hold a full, current, and unrestricted license to practice Occupational Therapy in a State, Territory or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy and two (2) years of experience as an occupational therapist; NOTE: The baccalaureate degree must be from an approved program prior to the AOTA January 1, 2005 decision that the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) would only accredit master or doctoral degree programs in occupational therapy. OR Bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy and two (2) full years of graduate education in a related field; NOTE: The baccalaureate degree must be from an approved program prior to the AOTA January 1, 2005 decision that ACOTE would only accredit master or doctoral degree programs in occupational therapy. OR Master’s Degree or higher in occupational therapy. Individuals must be a graduate of] a degree program in occupational therapy approved by the ACOTE or predecessor organizations. This is inclusive of an internship (supervised fieldwork experience required by the educational institution).ACOTE is the only accreditation agency recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Certification: NBCOT certification as an occupational therapist Grade Determinations: Specialized Experience Requirement: This position is at the Grade of GS-13. You must have completed one (1) year of experience equivalent to the Grade GS-12 directly related to the position being filled on the closing date of this announcement. Occupational Therapists applying for this position must demonstrate the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Occupational Therapist (Program Coordinator), GS-13 Knowledge of contemporary occupational therapy within specialty area to provide clinical guidance, training, or education for internal and external stakeholders. Ability to set priorities, delegate tasks, meet multiple deadlines, and balance responsibilities. Ability to articulate and communicate the assignment, project, problem to be solved, actionable events, and objectives; as well as provide direction on work methods, practices and procedures in administration and/or education methodologies. Ability to monitor and report on the status and progress of work, evaluate the program to ensure that methods, deadlines and quality have been met, and ensure adjustments to the work process are in accordance with priorities. Ability to develop and coordinate treatment and/or educational programs within a concentrated field or specialty area, such as amputee, spinal cord injury, chronic pain, student clinical education/residency programming, polytrauma/traumatic or brain injury. Ability to effectively motivate and manage a diverse clinical staff with widely divergent backgrounds, interests, and points of view. References: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST QUALIFICATION STANDARD GS-0631 VA HANDBOOK 5005/127 PART II APPENDIX G14 Physical Requirements: Light lifting and carrying.
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