Bachelor's Degree or Associate's Degree from an accredited occupational therapy assistant program
License and Certification:
OTR/L or COTA credential
- Minimum of one (1) year of professional practice experience in a work environment with people with disabilities
- Experience with visual impairments is helpful but not required.
Demonstrated Knowledge and Skills:
- Possess the excellent ability to instill a sense of confidence and independence in clients through encouragement, support, praise, and the delivery of self-help skills with people of a variety of ages
- Ability to effectively convey skills and techniques for daily living to a wide variety of clients, adapting teaching methods as needed to accommodate a variety of learning styles
- Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Possess a working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet
- Possess an ability to utilize the LCF database for client demographics, documentation, and agency reports
- Professional maturity, judgment, and objectivity
- Capable of working with a variety of personalities and leadership styles
- Possess practical organizational and time management skills with attention to detail
- Ability to move about independently within the facility and in the community we serve
- Moderate ability to move and lift items, usually up to 25 lbs.
- Prolonged standing upon occasion
- Prolonged sitting at a workstation
- Pass Level II background checks
- Possess reliable transportation
- Eligible to work in the United States
The employment policy of Lighthouse Central Florida and Lighthouse Works is to provide equal opportunity to all persons. Our company, therefore, has committed to equal employment opportunity through a positive and continuing affirmative action program. Lighthouse Central Florida and Lighthouse Works will recruit, hire, train, and promote qualified individuals in all job titles and ensure that all other personnel actions are administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, and veteran status, or disability.
All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and primary duties have been included. Requirements, skills, and abilities have been determined to be the minimal standards required to perform the positions successfully. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all-inclusive. Additional functions and conditions may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.
The Americans with Disabilities Act may modify requirements to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made that may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or impose undue hardships on the organization.