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Occupational Therapist I

Job ID 86091 Date posted 02/14/2018
  • Facility: Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • City: La Mesa
  • Department: Occupational Therapy
  • Category: Occupational Therapy Jobs
  • Job Status: Per Diem
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 0.0
  • Shift Start: 8 AM
  • Shift End Time: 4:30 PM
Location
This position is located in La Mesa, CA in San Diego County
 
Hours
8 hour shifts; per diem position to work 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; weekends as needed
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Current California Occupational Therapy licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of an approved professional school or graduate of accredited college or university with a certificate in Occupational Therapy
  • Experience in inpatient Occupational Therapy
  • One or more years of experience in Acute Care/Rehab Occupational Therapy

Summary
The Occupational Therapist evaluates, plans, directs and administers occupational therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician.  Assists patients in reaching their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.  Participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department, and participates in CQI activities.  This position will work with medical surgical patients on the Acute Care units in the main hospital.
The rehabilitation team consists of a dedicated staff of experienced professionals who care for the patient from admission through discharge.  The team includes board-certified rehabilitation physicians; nurses; social workers; physical, occupational, speech and recreational therapists; neurological psychologists; and case managers.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital’s rehabilitation program offers a wide range of services that allows patients who have had a catastrophic injury or disabling illness to more easily return to their highest level of independence.  We offer rehabilitation services: at the Sharp Grossmont Acute Care hospital, Grossmont Rehabilitation Center, as well as Outpatient therapy for orthopedic PT, Hand treatment and patients with neurologic diagnoses.  Our Rehabilitation Services are recognized in the top 9 percent out of the more than 805 rehabilitation centers across the nation for patient outcomes.  Our stoke specialty program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation facilities (CARF).
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 542 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Essential Physical Requirements May Include
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Twisting (trunk)
  • Twisting (neck)
  • Bending (waist)
  • Flexing/Extending (neck)
  • Gripping/Grasping
  • Fine Manipulation / Pinching
  • Reaching below shoulder level
  • Reaching above shoulder level
  • Kneeling
  • Squatting
  • Bed mobilization (scooting / rolling)
  • Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
  • Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
  • Car transfers
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Push/Pull over 100 pounds
  • Carrying up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview. 
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
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