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Occupational Therapy Specialist I - Upper Extrem Rehab

Job ID: 97285 Date posted: August 09, 2019

  • SRS Murphy Canyon
  • Upper Extrem Rehab
  • Occupational Therapy Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Part-Time



The OT Spec I performs occupational therapy evaluation of patients with various physical disabilities, conditions, injuries, etc. Designs and implements efficient and effective treatment plans. Develops and implements programs in support of the OT clinic’s pursuit to provide the Sharp Experience with a commitment to zero defects and zero harm.

Upper Extremity Rehab staff sees a wide variety of Upper Extremity diagnoses and enjoy excellent physician/therapist work environment.  Department consists of 15 employees, 4 PSR's assisting with limited back office tasks and 11 Occupational Therapists, 6 of whom are CHT and 3 Lymphedema Therapists.  We have sites in Rancho Bernardo, Chula Vista, and La Mesa, as well as the main site in Kearny Mesa.

With over 500 primary and specialty care physicians providing care at 22 facilities throughout the region, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group is one of the largest, most comprehensive medical groups in San Diego County, and is recognized for excellence in patient satisfaction and clinical care.  For patient convenience and improved coordination of care, Sharp Rees-Stealy offers services like laboratory, radiology, physical therapy and urgent care within each clinic or nearby.


This position is located at Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Center - Chula Vista with opportunities to work at Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Center - Murphy Canyon, San Diego County


8-hour shift; Part-time (.5) position to primarily work 8:00 am – 4:30; no weekends; Sharp Rees-Stealy Clinics are open 7:00 am until 6:30 pm and hours can vary


Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved and accredited professional Occupational Therapy school or program
  • Current California Occupational Therapist license
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Competency in the area of hand and upper extremity conditions and splinting techniques
  • Skill to establish effective rapport/communication with patients

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • 1-5 years of recent Occupational Therapy, and hand therapy experience

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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