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Lead Rehab Therapist, Occupational Therapy, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center

Job ID: 106322 Date posted: November 18, 2020

  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time

Responsibilities

Summary

The Lead OT Rehab Therapist for In-Patient/Skilled Nursing Rehab,evaluates and treats patients within the scope of care in a manner that is cost-effective and appropriate to the patient's diagnosis, age and culture. Serves as clinical resource and contributes to professional development/education of staff members, other professionals and/or general public and provides training for staff in area(s) of expertise.  Performs duties as necessary for efficient departmental operations, program development, quality assessment and improvement and optimal care delivery in a cost effective manner and facilitates departmental productivity and staffing.

Sharp Chula Vista's Rehabilitation Services department is committed to offering quality services that advance healing, minimize disability and enhance quality of life.  Highly-trained therapists' have specialties that include balance and vestibular therapy, chronic pain and lymphedema therapy.  We see a good mix of diagnoses including Ortho, Neuro and general medical patients.  In addition, our rehab team provides treatment to patients at the adjacent Skilled Nursing Unit (Birch Patrick).  We also have a busy Out-Patient/Sports Medicine clinic across the street from the hospital.  In servicing an ethnically diverse patient population, we have therapists and support staff that speak English, Spanish and Tagalog.  Department staff have a strong work ethic, a passion for service quality and patient satisfaction, and take great pride in being one of the most productive and efficient departments in the Sharp Chula Vista Hospital.

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center has been providing health care to San Diego's South Bay community for more than 70 years.  Now we are on a journey to go beyond, building a next-generation hospital in our binational region. The new hospital tower at Sharp Chula Vista combines clinical excellence with thoughtful consideration to provide the best level of care to the community we're privileged to serve.  The new Hospital Tower at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is the first new Sharp hospital in San Diego’s South Bay in more than 40 years. The tower include seven stories, a 197,000-square-foot hospital.

As part of Planetree designation, the new hospital includes:

  • All-private patient rooms designed with safety and privacy as priorities, including 10 intensive-care suites
  • 6 operating rooms (including 1 hybrid Operating Room)
  • Redesigned main entrance and lobby
  • Rooftop café with indoor/outdoor dining with panoramic ocean views
  • Additional space for support services including a pharmacy and kitchen

On the main floors, patients receive quality care in large, private rooms; a new-intensive care unit features high-tech suites for lifesaving care.  In our spacious, new operating rooms, surgeons perform cutting-edge procedures for cardiology, radiology and more.  A versatile hybrid operating room will be able to shift quickly from a catheterization procedure to surgery.  Located at the top of the hospital there is an indoor/outdoor café which feature panoramic views, from the ocean to the mountains.

Location

This position is located at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, Chula Vista, CA, San Diego County

 
Hours
8 hour shifts; Full-time position to work Day Shift hours; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; will work one Saturday per month
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Current CA State Occupational Therapy Licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Five or more years of recent experience in all aspects of Occupational Therapy
  • Leadership skills and or project management skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of an approved professional school or graduate of accredited college or university with a certificate in Occupational Therapy
 

Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.

 
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability

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