Staff Occupational Therapist - Occupational Therapy - Per-Diem 8-hrs - Variable shifts.
Salary Range: $57.80 - $78.17
Summary of Duties: The Staff Occupational Therapist will provide professional Occupational Therapy services specific to patient's age, and diagnosis including evaluation, planning of individual patient care programs, treatments, documentation, educating patient and family, conferring with other professional and performing other related duties as required. Will work in a variety of settings including all areas of the acute care hospital. Patients will include inpatient and outpatients.
In addition to performing the essential functions listed below, may also be assigned other duties as requires.
Educational Requirements: Holds Bachelor's or Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program approved by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association & American Occupational Therapy Association required.
Licensure/Certification Requirements: Holds and maintains current certificate of registration to practice as an Occupational Therapist by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. Holds Licensure by the California Board of Occupational Therapy. Maintains current Basic Life Support Provider Certificate from the American Heart Association. Membership in American Occupational Therapy Association and in the Occupational Therapy Association of California is desired.
Experience Requirements: Successful completion of internship in physical disabilities setting. 1-2 years experience as an entry level OT in a physical disability setting is desired.
Special Skills or Abilities: Knowledge of the principles and practices of Occupational Therapy. Familiar with standard Occupational Therapy modality and exercise equipment. Ability to analyze situations and take appropriate action. Ability to express oneself clearly in speaking and in writing. Emotional stability, personal and professional integrity, and interest in growth and learning.
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