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Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Occupational Therapist P/D - Occupational Therapy in San Diego, California

POSITION DETAILS:

Schedule: Days, 12-hour shifts

FTE: Per Diem, hours vary per 2 week pay period

Location: Plaza Campus

JOB SUMMARY:

Independently evaluates the functional ability of patients through the administration, interpretation of standardized tests, clinical observation, and patient/family interview. Creates individualized treatment and educational plans and provides patient/family counseling and training. Develops and implements innovative and specific treatment plans to maximize the patient's functional potential or return to previous level of functioning, based on clinical findings. Consults with medical team and allied health professionals and documents all pertinent clinical findings to render a comprehensive, family-based or individual intervention plan. Proficiency in the care of patients with feeding and/or swallowing impairments is often needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s Degree or Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy from an AOTA accredited program, if graduated prior to 2004

Current California license in OT or eligible if new grad or licensed in another state

NBCOT: National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

BLS for Healthcare Providers, issued by AHA

Valid California Driver’s license and Auto Insurance required when applicable

Ability and experience working independently, using critical thinking skills and processes to arrive at objective, strategic, results-oriented decisions within the context of patient care and department, division and organizational priorities

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Doctorate Degree (non MD)

5 years of experience

Board certification in advanced practice (SWC, HTC, PAM)

Pediatric experience

Bilingual Spanish speaking

EOE including disability/vet

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