Rehabilitation Technologist Senior

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Sep 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


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 HDI CATS.
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.




Job Title
Rehabilitation Technologist Senior

Requisition Number
RE11887

Working Title


Department Name
40526:Interdisciplinary Human Develo

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
45

Salary Range
$44,096-72,779/year

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

BS



Click here for more information about equivalencies:
http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience

3 yrs



Required License/ Registration/Certification

RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner(ATP) Certification or Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist(CDRS)



Physical Requirements

Risk of back injury from moving, lifting or positioning patients, equipment, or materials. Lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to 50lbs. Standing or walking with objects up to 10lbs. Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods and repetitive motion tasks.
Intermittent job-related travel.



Shift

Some days, weekends/evenings.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

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;



Deadline to Apply
11/09/2017

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Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate which of the following certifications you currently hold.
    • RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner (ATP) Certification
    • Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (CDRS)
    • I currently have both certifications
    • None
  2. * Please describe your experiences working with assistive technology within the field of rehabilitation.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe your experience with vehicle modifications for individuals with disabilities.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have experience in providing services for people with disabilities?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have experience training people with disabilities to drive?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • RESNA.org
    • AUCD.org
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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