Rehabilitation Therapist - F/C - 60074398

Florida Department Of Transportation Gainesville , FL 32601

Posted 3 weeks ago

Requisition No: 537262

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: REHABILITATION THERAPIST - F/C - 60074398

Position Number: 60074398

Salary: $29,344.38 - $51,136.20

Posting Closing Date: 01/09/2022

REHABILITATION THERAPIST: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in nursing, education, social, behavioral or rehabilitative science. Experience may not be used to substitute for education.

The selected applicant in this position is responsible for facilitating and coordinating therapeutic recovery groups and classes including: Illness Management and Recovery (IMR), Competency, and Recovery groups. The applicant selected will also provide rehabilitative services including: Art Therapy, Music Therapy, Horticulture, and Exercise Therapy to individuals in an inpatient mental health facility. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Plans, develops and conducts classes in the assigned subject(s) according to resident treatment plans.

  • Responsible for the supervision of residents assigned to the class.

  • Maintain attendance and documentation of residents.

  • Coordinate activities for the residents, as well as assessing resident needs and implementing rehabilitation programs/activities/classes.

  • Continually evaluate residents and prepare proper documentation to their overall progress.

  • Participate in staff meetings, seminars and workshops to identify needed curriculum changes and to facilitate professional development.

  • Prepare and present lesson plans.

  • Coordinate and conduct classes and activities to help residents achieve competency according to their treatment plan.

  • Evaluate individual needs for achieving independence in daily living, in acquiring communication/social skills.

  • Assists in the establishment of policies, standards, rules, regulations and guidelines for program planning.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • NOTE: All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application.

  • This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.

  • Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov

  • If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

  • The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

  • Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market: Gainesville

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Rehabilitation Therapist - F/C - 60074398

Florida Department Of Transportation