Sharp HealthCare Occupational Therapist I in San Diego, California

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.

Sharp Memorial Rehabilitation Center provides comprehensive rehabilitation services throughout San Diego County, such as inpatient rehabilitation following catastrophic strokes, brain injuries and spinal cord injuries; outpatient rehabilitation for neurological concerns, sprains, strains and injuries; and specialty therapy services for problems related to balance, speech, lymphedema and chronic pain. Our rehabilitation team has witnessed first-hand the triumphs that people achieve in the face of adversity. Their courage reinforces the passion we feel for the work we do, and drives us to provide the best outcomes for our patients.

The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) has awarded Sharp Memorial Rehabilitation Center with a special designation for the rehabilitation of patients with brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke and general rehabilitation designations.

Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds. Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.

Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.

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, Occupational Therapist, OT, OTR

Location

This position is located in the community of Serra Mesa, San Diego County

Hours

8 hour shifts; full-time position to work 7:30 am. - 4:00 pm; schedule will include one weekend day per week.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved professional school or graduate of accredited college or university with a certificate in Occupational Therapy

  • Current unencumbered California Occupational Therapy licensure

  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers

  • One or more years of experience in Acute Care/Rehab Occupational Therapy

Preferred Skills and Qualification

  • Graduate of an approved professional school or graduate of accredited college or university with a certificate in Occupational Therapy

Job: *Occupational Therapy Jobs

Organization: *77900 - Occupational Therapy

Title: Occupational Therapist I

Location: San Diego-Memorial Hospital

Requisition ID: 81417