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Occupational Therapist II

Job ID: 102513 Date posted: May 30, 2020

  • Sharp Home Health
  • Home Health Clinical Services
  • Occupational Therapy Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time

Responsibilities

Summary
The Occupational Therapist II will evaluate, plan, direct and administer occupational therapy modalities and treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician. Assist patients in reaching their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. Excellent opportunity to work with innovative and holistic techniques in Occupational Therapy. Documents and enters all elements of patient management in a timely, complete, legible, concise and accurate manner. Participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department, and participates in CQI activities.
Newly hired employees will receive a comprehensive orientation, including classroom work and field work with an assigned preceptor. Home Health software training is provided. The orientation period is approximately four weeks, and is based on prior experience.
Sharp Home Health coordinates an extensive array of cutting edge medical, nursing, rehabilitation, social and educational services to meet the unique needs of their clients. The Home Health Care Team consists of highly qualified professionals who provide for patient needs in the comfort of their home throughout San Diego County. All Sharp skilled professionals are registered, licensed or certified in their specific fields. Our team consists of nurses, therapists, social workers and health aides.
With a focus on maximizing recovery, independence and long-term wellness, Sharp Home Care provides diabetes care instruction, specialty nursing, rehabilitation and senior behavioral health services to individuals throughout San Diego County. Sharp Home Care is San Diego’s largest home care agency, licensed and certified since 1983. The agency is part of the Sharp Metropolitan Medical Campus, home to an array of comprehensive medical services and recipient of the 2007 prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest honor for quality and organizational performance excellence.
Sharp Home Care is San Diego's largest home care agency, licensed and certified since 1983. The agency is part of the Sharp Metropolitan Medical Campus, home to an array of comprehensive medical services and recipient of the 2007 prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest honor for quality and organizational performance excellence. Sharp Home Care provides cutting edge clinical services including transplant care, wound experts, diabetes nurse educator, infusion specialists, and non-invasive pain management modalities.
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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Location

This position is based in Kearny Mesa, San Diego County; position is part of the Yellow Team which covers Central San Diego. Staff are expected to travel throughout the San Diego County, where business need is located.

 
Hours

8 hour shifts; full-time position to work 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; no weekends

 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of an approved school of Occupational Therapy or graduate of accredited college or university with a certificate in Occupational Therapy
  • Current CA State Occupational Therapy Licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Two or more years of recent experience in all aspects of Occupational Therapy
  • Excellent communication project development and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to practice autonomously and work with an interdisciplinary team of professionals
  • Ability to utilize laptop for electronic record keeping
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Home Health experience
 

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.

 

Keywords: Occupational Therapist, OT, OTR, Home Health, Home Care

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