Occupational Therapist - Acute Care Therapies - Per Diem (8hr)

Requisition ID
2017-5731
Category
Rehabilitation
Facility
Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC)
US-CA-Fresno
Posted Date
9/14/2017

Overview

Community Medical Centers has been providing central California with the highest level of care available in the region. Community Regional Medical Center measures up with top hospitals nationally and is the 3rd largest in California! With 685 beds, we are home to the only comprehensive Burn and Level I Trauma center between Los Angeles and Sacramento. The 56,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in California! We have an 84-bed Level III NICU and plan to significantly expand pediatric specialty care. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We�re affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility; trained 3,000 Medical Doctor�s to date plus continuous invests in research and training grants.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include evaluating, planning, organizing and implementing specific treatment programs for individual patients. Establishing a plan of care, utilizing appropriate procedures, equipment and techniques within the scope of occupational therapy. Educates the patient and/or the caregiver about the findings of the evaluation, goals of a occupational therapy program, plan of treatment, home programs, injury prevention, and other related information. Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with other patient care team members. Assists in directing OT Assistants, Volunteers, Interns and Students in their caseloads, including treatment planning, goal setting, progress evaluation and documentation. This position is responsible for assessing, managing, and treating age-related physiological, emotional and cognitive needs of neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy with certification from an accredited school of Occupational Therapy. Approximately three to six months of related experience. LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS MINIMUM REQUIRED: Current registration as an Occupational Therapist in the state of California with AOTCB, or successfully complete certification exam within one year. Valid California Drivers' License and clean driving record if working in Home Health department.

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