SALARY: $72,280.00 - $86,569.60 Annually
The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage.
Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities.
The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities.
COUNTY OF NAPA AS AN EMPLOYER
The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,400 employees.
As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation.
An Occupational Therapist evaluates, creates and implements occupational therapy treatment plans for children and young adults, under the guidance of the California Children Services Medical Therapy Program.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
Evaluate clients; plans and implements treatment plans for the following areas: motor and sensory/motor development; upper extremity function, including prehension, coordination, range, strength, sensation, pain, joint protection and hand function; functional mobility, including positioning, transfers, mobility, joint motion and muscle function; visual-perceptual ability, including visual scanning, figure-ground discrimination, visual fields, spatial relations and visual-motor integration; self-care, including feeding, oral motor function, dressing, grooming, bathing, skin inspection and toileting; adaptive/assistive equipment and splints including prescription, design, fabricating or applying selected orthotics or equipment; teach home management skills, including energy conservation and work simplification, budgeting, simple meal preparation, household tasks and group living skills; play and leisure pursuits; coordinate treatment plan with Physical Therapists and Physicians to facilitate a comprehensive team approach to therapeutic services; provide consultation to other members of the client team, such as nurses, teachers, classroom aides, interagency professionals and family; document therapy time for statistical and billing purposes; schedule appointments related to therapy; produce thorough written evaluation and progress reports.