Occupational Therapist

Requisition ID
2017-5731
Category
Rehabilitation
Facility
Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC)
Location
US-CA-Fresno
Posted Date
1/31/2018

Overview

Acute Care Therapies - Per Diem, 8 Hour

 

Movement is medicine. 

Occupational Therapy is a special calling. Your tenderness and talent will be valued here. We are nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Sierras, such a great place to call home!

 

In this valuable position you will be part of the evaluating, planning, and implementing of specific treatment programs for individual patients.  You will be establishing a plan of care, utilizing appropriate procedures, equipment and techniques within the scope of occupational therapy. 


Why are we the “Employer of first choice”? 

We provide a world of opportunity for professional growth and personal advancement by making the health and financial security of our employee’s a top priority. We embrace our responsibility to the people who make us the largest private employer in the central San Joaquin Valley by offering comprehensive and affordable medical benefits as part of your employment with CMC.  We value giving you a choice in your health coverage by providing three medical plan options.  You will also be offered prescription drug, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, life and disability insurance, discounts on many goods and services, and an employer matched Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan (403(b)).

 

Our team members enjoy additional benefits such as: education reimbursement, an employee gym, concierge service, and award winning cuisine. 


Based in Fresno, California, we are a multi-specialty healthcare system comprised of four hospitals; Community Regional Medical Center, Clovis Community Medical Center, Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital, Community Behavioral Health Center. Additionally, our system includes other health care facilities and a physician residency program in conjunction with the University of California, San Francisco. Our primary service area is 15,000-square-miles, and we're home to the only combined, burn and Level 1 trauma center between Los Angeles and Sacramento. 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

You will educate your patient and/or the caregiver about the findings of the evaluation, goals of the occupational therapy program, plan of treatment, home programs, injury prevention, and other related information. This position will be responsible for communicating effectively and working cooperatively with other patient care team members. You will assist in directing OT Assistants, Volunteers, Interns and Students in their caseloads, including treatment planning, goal setting, progress evaluation and documentation. This position is also responsible for assessing, managing, and treating age-related physiological, emotional and cognitive needs of neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups.

 

 

 

Qualifications

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy with certification from an accredited school of Occupational Therapy.
  • Approximately three to six months of related experience.

Licenses/Certificates 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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