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File #: ID-4772    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/20/2022 In control: Executive Committee
On agenda: 8/18/2022 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: INTRODUCED BY HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE TO CREATE IN PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES THE POSITION OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Narrative of Resolution:

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INTRODUCED BY HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE TO CREATE IN PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES THE POSITION OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

 

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If Resolution requires expenditure of County Funds, provide the following information:

Amount to be authorized by Resolution: $122,212

Are funds already budgeted? No

Specify Compliance with Procurement Procedures: Once the resolution is passed, budget modifications will be made. Medicaid, Medicare and 3rd party insurances will cover personnel cost of this position. This position is not mandated, but is a revenue producing position and will reduce contractual costs.

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WHEREAS, in order to save money on contractual costs, the Director of the Department of Public Health Services has expressed a need to create a second full-time Occupational Therapist position to provide and maintain consistent and dependable Occupational Therapy services to our CHHA patients and

WHEREAS, the Director of Public Health believes that the needs of the Department would be best served if said position was created; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Sullivan County Legislature authorize the creation of a second Occupational Therapist position for Sullivan County Public Health Services, to advertise for said position, and give permission to the Public Health Director to appoint a qualified applicant to the position; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Sullivan County Legislature hereby sets the annual salary for Occupational Therapist position at an amount not to exceed $88,000; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Director of Public Health Services is authorized to fill this new position immediately.