Department Name: 40526:Interdisciplinary Human Develo
Human Development Institutes (HDI) Center for Assistive Technology Services (CATS) is seeking a Rehabilitation Technologist Senior to fulfill the needs of the Driver Rehabilitation Contract for the Central Kentucky Region, and to provide rehabilitation technology assessments, training, demonstration, fabrication, and refurbishment of technology for HDICATS. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: Inspect vehicles and vehicle modifications to determine if the vehicle and modifications are appropriate for modification, repair or replacement. Assess the need for and identify appropriate equipment for transport-only modifications. Provide rehabilitation technology assessments producing reports with specific recommendations for consumers and rehabilitation counselors. Design, develop, fabricate and test custom rehabilitation technology equipment for consumers across the lifespan, in consultation with the consumer and other related professionals. Provide installation and training for Assistive Technology (AT) for consumers to ensure that consumers are able to use their equipment effectively. Provide information, training, accommodation assistance, and other AT related services to agency staff, consumers, and members of the public.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner(ATP) Certification or Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist(CDRS)
Degree in engineering, especially rehabilitation or biomedical engineering; occupational therapy, physical therapy or speech-language pathology; other engineering, technical or allied health science field w/experience in assistive/rehabilitation technology;
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