You are an HR professional for a large hospital with locations throughout Broward County. You have been asked to do a job analysis for a full-time Occupational Therapist position that will be working in your organization (This is a full-time employee, not a freelance position.). As you do not have the luxury of actually collecting primary data from inside, you will use secondary data collected from the BLS and the O*NET websites (see course videos).
Using the Occupational Therapist position proceed with the following questions:
1. Job Description
What is a job description? Why is it important to have one for each position? What functions is it used for in a company?
Develop a job description for the Occupational Therapist position. (Use the Job Description form at the bottom of this page.Jim’s Dilemma will explain how to fill it out.)
2. Person Specification
What is a person specification? Why is it important to have one for each position? What is it used for?
Develop a job specification for the in-house Occupational Therapist position. (Use the form provided below.)
Instructions for paper:
- Papers should be approximately 5-7 pages in length. All answers should be thorough and well-thought out. Remember, this is a graduate-level course and you will be graded accordingly.
- Papers should show knowledge of the material from this week’s module and demonstrate the ability to synthesize the theory (not just repeat it back.).
- Papers should be in 12 pt. (Arial, Times Roman) and doubled space with one-inch margins. Indent paragraphs (do not skip lines between them!
- Answers should be written in APA format. Use headings and subheadings (in APA format) to delineate questions and part of questions. Do not repeat the questions or number them.
- All papers should have page numbers with the body of the paper (not the coversheet) beginning on page one.
- Papers will also be graded on grammar, spelling, and appropriate APA formatting (headings, subheadings, paragraphs, page numbers, etc.). These are formal papers and should be written as such. Do not use contractions (isnâ€™t, canâ€™t) and write out single-digit numbers (six, rather than 6). Proofread your work carefully.