OPS Driver Rehabilitation Specialist

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Sep 16, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
OPS Driver Rehabilitation Specialist

Job no: 514024
Work type: Temp Part-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Education/Instructional, Health Profession, Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:33030000 - HP-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Classification Title:

OPS Sponsored Projects Non-Clerical

Job Description:

The Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation, Department of Occupational Therapy, College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida, invites applications for a part-time (0.5 FTE), Driver Rehabilitation Specialist. This position is grant funded for approximately 20 hours per week with the opportunity to increase hours depending on funding. The successful applicant will contribute to funded research programs by conducting driver rehabilitation assessments and interventions.

The University of Florida (http://www.ufl.edu/), a comprehensive Research 1 institution, is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The UF Department of Occupational Therapy (http://ot.phhp.ufl.edu/ ) is housed in the College of Public Health and Health Professions (http://phhp.ufl.edu/) and the UF Academic Health Science Center, providing an enriched environment for evidence-based practice and research collaboration. Within the UF Health System are an 850 bed teaching hospital, an 81 bed psychiatric hospital, a 40 bed rehabilitation hospital facility, and numerous outpatient and specialty clinics.

Expected Salary:

Salary negotiable, based on education, skills, and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must have an entry-level professional degree (bachelor level or above) and be licensed/license-eligible as an occupational therapist or other regulated and licensed health care professional, in the state of Florida.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two years of driving rehabilitation experience is essential.

Preferred applicants will be a certified driver rehabilitation specialist (CDRS), or a driver rehabilitation specialist eligible to complete the certification examination of the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED), shortly after being hired.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a part-time position, approximately 20 hours weekly, with a variable schedule.

In order to be considered, you must upload a CV, letter of interest, and list of references.

Application review and interviews will begin when applications are received. Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date. This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants remain under consideration and need not apply.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive employees. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US.

Health Assessment Required:No

Advertised: 15 Sep 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 15 Oct 2020 Eastern Daylight Time

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