FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Full Time

 

Assistive Technology Professional job in Bethesda, Maryland. 

The Assistive Technology Professional job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Monday-Friday day schedule
  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
  • Dedication Program Manager to support your employment

Assistive Technology Professional Job Overview:

  • Approximately 90% of time will be direct, hands-on patient care; approximately 10% of time will be related to educating hospital staff/providers regarding assistive technology, attending meetings related to assistive technology programs, participating in research related to the use of assistive technological devices.
  • Identify training needs related to assistive technology (AT) and ensure that necessary job-related instruction is provided to staff.
  • Implement training materials including outcomes that can be evaluated by research. Prepare educational and informational materials in alternative formats for patients with disabilities.
  • Design/conduct training to division/section employees and customers regarding assistive technology.
  • Work in collaboration with Occupational and Speech Therapists as well as other health care professionals from a variety of departments and services to determine AT needs for patients. Patient population will include (but not be limited to) those individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI), all disabilities associated with or concomitant to TBI, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), amputations (of any extremity or hand/digits), burns, hearing loss, visual acuity deficits, war-related injuries, and other injuries incurred while a member of the Department of Defense.
  • Carry out treatment recommendations from Occupational and Speech Therapists regarding AT needs for patients.
  • Assist patients and therapists in acquiring AT devices for patient use. Become knowledgeable and proficient in accessing the Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP) to assist in acquiring AT devices for wounded/disabled Soldiers, Sailors, Airman and Marines.
  • Train patients, patient's families and staff in the use of assistive technology
  • Conduct evaluation plans to determine the effectiveness of using the recommended assistive technology tools used by patients.
  • Provide training to supporting Government employees (i.e. hospital corpsmen, technicians, medical students, and resident physicians) assigned to HCW during the performance of clinical procedures. Such interaction will adhere to Government and professional clinical standards and accepted clinical protocol.
  • Perform necessary administrative duties that include maintaining statistical records of clinical workload, participating in education programs, and participating in clinical staff quality assurance functions.
  • Participate in meetings to review and evaluate the care provided to patients, identify opportunities to improve the care delivered, and recommend corrective action when problems exist.
  • Participate in clinical staff quality assurance functions and clinic Performance Improvement/Risk Management Programs as prescribed by the Commander.
  • Perform administrative duties as directed by supervisor(s) including but not limited to reproducing medical or educational materials, assisting with mailings and phone reminders, preparing documents, and other support functions.
  • Maintain patient medical records, logs, and unit records.

Assistive Technology Professional Job Qualifications:

  • BLS
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Computer competency 

Either (1) and (2) OR (3), (4) and (5):

  • (1) Have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in assistive technology (AT) or related field from an accredited college, technical school or university.
  • (2) Possess a minimum of three years professional experience within the preceding five years working as an Assistive Technology Professional (preferably in the area of cognitive and/or amputee rehabilitation) with certification through the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA).

OR

  • (3) Have a Bachelor or Master's degree in Occupational Therapy with proven advanced training or skills in adaptive technology (such as certification through the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA).
  • (4) Possess and maintain a current valid certification by the National Board Certification for Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) and state license by a state or territory of the United States.
  • (5) Possess a minimum of three years professional experience within the preceding five years working as an Occupational Therapist with demonstrated experience in adaptive technology in the area of cognitive and/or amputee rehabilitation.

 

 Position contingent on contract award. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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