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OT Therapist

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by St Mary Medical Center - Long Beach

Long Beach, CA 90801
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Overview
Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health - St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California. The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation's five largest health care systems. Visit for more information.

Responsibilities
Under the general guidance of the Director and Manager of Rehab Services; administers patient evaluations, plans and implements patient treatment proficiently for all assigned patient diagnoses. Supervises Occupational Therapy Assistants in performance of clinical duties. Demonstrates exceptional time management skills in performing all assigned tasks. Demonstrates sound judgment in clinical decision making. Assists in supervising, training and orienting new staff (level II and III only). CCS-paneled Occupational Therapists will be responsible for participation in case conferences when appropriate, discharge planning activities, and coordination with the multidisciplinary team/Utilization Review Case Manager for referral to a CCS-paneled provider or CCS Medical Therapy Unit for patients who may continue to require Occupational Therapy services after hospital discharge.

Qualifications
  • Minimum one year experience as an Occupational Therapist working in a clinical setting with adult population, preferably rehabilitation; demonstrates one or more areas of well-developed clinical expertise that is used regularly in assigned area; demonstrates current continuing education in specialty area.
  • California Occupational Therapist license
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree from an accredited school of occupational therapy; successful completion of a six-month internship.


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