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Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy

Posted , by Mike McNulty

Job Announcement: The Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC invites applicants for an adjunct clinical faculty position. The successful candidate will work with the Division’s current faculty members to support the administrative organization and teaching of a globally-recognized elective course in the Master’s Program on sensory integrative dysfunction.

Qualifications include: an earned doctoral degree in occupational therapy (OTD); national certification as an occupational therapist; and licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State of California. Practice experience as an occupational therapist specializing in the use of sensory integration theory and intervention; excellent administrative and organizational skills and experience in supervision of various levels of occupational therapy students in a practice setting is also required. Demonstrated professional leadership and a desire to advance academic teaching capacity in sensory integration are also preferred.

This position is available September 16, 2016.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Apply online at: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/74484

Occupational Therapist I

Posted , by Mike McNulty

Job Announcement: The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

USC’s Chan Division of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy is looking for a talented staff occupational therapist to join its team to support research activities in the Rehabilitation Health Services Research Lab on a fixed term basis.

This individual will provide specialized professional support services to principal investigator in the administration of research projects. Assist in the coordination of a variety of research projects including planning, collecting, analyzing and managing data, and overall delivery of services. Must be a licensed occupational therapist in the State of California.

Job Accountabilities include:

  • Assesses and evaluates patient’s condition.
  • Plans, coordinates and implements appropriate occupational therapy program.
  • Monitors progress and reviews with other medical personnel.
  • Records data, schedules appointments, charts progress, maintains files.
  • Supervises and directs activities of student workers and/or volunteers, as required.
  • Orders supplies; utilizes and maintains equipment.
  • Documents patient treatment and progress in accordance with third party payor guidelines. Consults with physicians regarding evaluation, treatment and progress of patients and makes recommendations for physician follow-up care.
  • Participates in planning and delivery of instructional material to staff, other allied health personnel and general public. Aids in administration and organization of all occupational therapy department activities and responsibilities as requested.
  • Maintains compliance with established University and department policies and procedures, quality assurance, safety, environmental, infection control and complies with requirements of accreditation and regulatory agencies.
  • Participates in quality assurance program and continuously evaluates services to ensure highest standards of patient care are maintained.
  • Participates in in-service education programs and professional associations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Apply online at: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/74690

Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy (4)

Posted , by Mike McNulty

Job Announcement: The Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California invites applicants for multiple full-time clinical faculty positions in in-patient acute rehabilitation. The successful candidate will work with the Division’s current faculty members to develop and implement occupational therapy services and direct patient care in coordination with the interdisciplinary team and in compliance with organizational goals and appropriate regulatory agencies. This position is available in adult acute rehabilitation at the Keck Hospital of USC.

Qualifications include: an earned O.T.D. degree; excellent clinical ability (advanced practice in neurological rehabilitation, oncology, or cardiopulmonary services preferred); experience working in adult physical rehabilitation; and current license to practice occupational therapy in California. Acute rehabilitation experience, all medical-surgical and intensive care units, lymphedema management experience, low vision services, upper extremity management is highly desirable (HTC, PAMS certified is preferred).

This position is available September 1, 2016.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Apply online at: http://jobs.usc.edu:80/postings/72962

Enterprise Applications Supervisor

Posted , by Mike McNulty

Job Announcement: The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

USC has excellent benefits, including health benefits for staff & their family with access to the renowned university medical network; eligibility for retirement plans with employer contributions after six (6) months of employment; tuition benefits for staff & their family; free professional development online courses; central Los Angeles location with easy access to commuter trains, buses & free tram pick up services; discounts to football, basketball & other campus events.

USC’s T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy is looking for a talented Enterprise Applications Supervisor to join its team.

Job Accountabilities include:

  • Supervises school/department enterprise application operations, projects and activities and supporting staff. Supervises the design solution, project specifications, implementation and maintenance of school/department enterprise applications. Evaluates and recommends changes to current and future enterprise software systems to meet organizational needs. Analyzes user needs and develops software solutions.
  • Supervises at least the equivalent of two full-time staff supporting the school/ department enterprise application operations, projects and activities. Recruits, screens, hires and trains staff. Evaluates employee performance and provides guidance and feedback to assigned staff. Counsels, disciplines, and/or terminates employees as required.
  • Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors progress for the enterprise software systems’ projects and modifications. Reviews staff members’ work and makes adjustments as needed. Prepares status reports on enterprise application project plans, progress and results of activities.
  • Participates in short and long term strategic planning and activities to improve school/department processes. Meets with department leaders regularly to understand complex, dynamic business rules/ processes. Creates detailed, specific and comprehensive documentation to ensure standards and procedures are implemented and maintained.
  • Supervises components of a project plan or entire project. Develops benchmark measures to evaluate productivity of the project.
  • Engages users that may span multiple departments/units and assures cohesive delivery of organizational goals and processes to ensure effective technical solutions.
  • Determines feasibility of end user’s requests based on existing technical systems and data structures. Identifies possible IT solutions as appropriate in order to achieve operational objectives.
  • Assists in budget development and administration of project budget(s). Provides forecassts and projections used to develop budget. Prepares financial status reports as needed.
  • Contributes hands-on technical expertise and consulting services when dictated by project requirements.
  • Designs or customizes software with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency.
  • Oversees maintenance of current and accurate documentation in accordance with policies, procedures and regulatory guidelines for school/department enterprise applications in a timely manner.
  • Develops educational materials for training end users. Provides technical consultation, as needed.
  • Establishes clear user requirements for employees to establish and maintain multilevel user access in collaboration with management.
  • Stays informed of new developments and technologies by reading, journals and other pertinent publications, maintaining contact with vendors, and participating in professional organizations, meetings and seminars.
  • Develops and implements security related procedures such as office opening and closing routines, recognition of duress signals and key controls. Coordinates security activities with University Public Safety Department. Promotes and maintains standards for security conscious awareness and behavior. Maintains knowledge of university’s crime prevention and suppression programs and services. Ensures dissemination of security related information to staff.
  • Prepares well crafted, publishable statements, reports and summaries of resources, equipment and data collected.
  • Formulates and describes appropriate statistical methods. Develops statistical analysis, reports, and programming strategies that interpret, analyze and synthesize information from a variety of data sources. Prepares reports that summarize the analysis of data. Interprets findings and provides conclusions and recommendations.
  • Provides ongoing administration and refinement of data. Installs databases, performs configuration, performance tuning, and database management duties. Develops, implements, and manages database models, security procedures, optimal queries, database access, logins and permissions. Performs database upgrades and the application of patches.

The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

Preferred qualifications include:
Preferred Education: Ph.D.
Preferred Experience: 5 years

Apply online at: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/70561

Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy (3)

Posted , by Mike McNulty

Job Announcement: The Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC invites applicants for a full-time clinical faculty position in Lifestyle Redesign at the USC Occupational Therapy Faculty Practice. The successful candidate will work with the Division’s current faculty members to develop and implement occupational therapy services and direct patient care in coordination with the interdisciplinary team and in compliance with organizational goals and appropriate regulatory agencies.

Qualifications include: an earned terminal degree (O.T.D., Ph.D. in occupational science preferred); excellent clinical ability (advanced practice in Lifestyle redesign, primary care, mental health, neurological rehabilitation, and oncology services preferred); experience working in health promotion and wellness; and current license to practice occupational therapy in California.

This position is available July 1, 2016.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Apply online at: http://jobs.usc.edu:80/postings/63574

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