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Occupational Therapist I

Job ID 80943 Date posted 10/03/2017
  • Facility: Sharp HealthCare
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: SRN Float Pool
  • Category: Occupational Therapy Jobs
  • Job Status: Part-Time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 0.8
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable
This position will float to different facilities within the Sharp HealthCare system, San Diego County
8hr shift: part-time (.8) weekends as needed.
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Current California Occupational Therapy licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • One or more years of experience in Acute OT, Neuro or Rehab
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of an approved school of Occupational Therapy or graduate of accredited college or university with a certificate in Occupational Therapy

The Occupational Therapist I evaluates, plans, directs and administers physical 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 when requested. The Occupational Therapist I is a float pool position through Staffing Resource Network (SRN). 
Sharp HealthCare is proud to offer the most comprehensive continuum of rehabilitation care throughout San Diego County.  Services are provided in the following areas: Acute Hosp, Transitional Care Unit, IP and OP Rehab, Pulmonary Rehab, and Employee Injury Prevention programs. Opportunities are available for mentoring to learn or enhance skills.  Become a part of Sharp HealthCare and also enjoy our excellent benefits package including health and dental coverage, the ability to participate in two retirement plans and reimbursement for educational tuition. Active study groups for OT and PT including Ortho, Neuro, Hands, Vestibular and Women's Health.  Our Rehab team works closely with the referring physician and patient. Therapy services tailored with the education and ongoing support services assures that each individual reaches his or her highest level of independence and potential to return to school, work and the community.
The SRN department offers opportunities to experience a wide range of patient care at various sites within Sharp HealthCare. Sharp promotes quality patient-family centered care in a team environment with excellent customer service. This position requires an enthusiastic, positive individual willing to be a part of a dynamic float pool servicing all of Sharp HealthCare.
Sharp System Services have campuses located in the communities of Kearny Mesa and Serra Mesa and consist of the Spectrum location, the Ruffin Road location and Sharp Operations Center (SOC). These offices provide the centralized integrated system support services to the operating entities within the system. These services include: Strategic Planning, Business Development, Information Technology, Compliance, Internal Audit, Legal, Risk Management and Insurance, Contracts, Human Resources, Facilities Management and Development, Clinical Effectiveness, Finance, Nursing, Systems Supply Chain Services, Marketing and Communications, The Sharp Experience and Sharp University.
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.

Keywords: Occupational Therapist I, OT, OTR, Occupational Therapist jobs

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