Clinical Specialist-Occupational Therapy
Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by St Johns Regional Medical Center
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In keeping with the Dignity Healthcare core values, is responsible for providing specialty occupational therapy assessments and treatments to outpatients as evidenced by a high degree of expertise in a given area or areas. Provides training and/or supervision to staff occupational therapists. May supervise or be responsible for a particular program such as inservice coordinator, NICU follow-up program and/or day to day operations of a particular area of the department. May have specialty certification in occupational therapy field such as NDT, orthopedics, etc. or be trained to perform videofluroscopies.
Minimum of five (5) years clinical experience; evidence of extensive training in a given specialty area. Specialty areas may include but not be limited to: neuro rehabilitation, orthopedics, pediatrics, swallowing, hand rehabilitation, pain management and work hardening. Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work tactfully and effectively with fellow staff members, physicians, hospital departments and the general public. Demonstrates knowledge of teaching and leadership skills including a proficiency for conceptual thinking, motivating, teaching principles and problem solving. Demonstrates advanced working knowledge of the principles, standard practices, procedures and equipment utilized in the department. Current California license in Occupational Therapy. Current CPR.
Must also have the ability and willingness to actively participate in departmental and hospital programs. Demonstrates self-motivation and ability to achieve results through good organizational skills and prioritization of work. Knowledge and understanding of pertinent standards and regulations including DHS and The Joint Commission. Ability to gather, comprehend and interpret data for Quality Improvement activities. Ability to work independently and be a functional team member in a team oriented environment. Ability to be mentor/coach student interns or oversee their clinical experience. Ability to be flexible with caseload within any given day, as needed for the benefit of the department. Promotes O.T. services in the community as appropriate.
KEY WORDS: CLINICAL,CT, CPR BLS, RG, OT, THERAPY, HOSPITAL, HEALTHCARE.