Sutter Health Occupational Therapist - Full Time, Day Shift in Crescent City, California

Description

Resting on the scenic Northern California Coast, Sutter Coast Hospital first opened its doors in 1931 and has continued to evolve to meet the changing needs of the residents of Crescent City, California and Brookings-Harbor, Oregon and the surrounding areas. As a part of Sutter Health - one of the nation’s leading community-based, health care networks - we are a 59-bed, not-for-profit hospital, serving a population of approximately 43,000. Our services include a 24-hour emergency department, intensive care/critical care units, surgery, obstetrics, diagnostic imaging, laboratory, rehabilitation, skilled nursing, psychiatric care, senior care, and home health services.

Moderate in climate and nestled along a gorgeous ocean coastline with a surrounding mountain landscape, Crescent City is beautiful, peaceful, affordable, and perfect for those with a propensity for outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, surfing, and camping. With lush groves of redwood trees and wildlife in abundance, it’s a hidden gem and the ideal place to write the next chapter of your life, both professional and personal.

Through innovative care, collaborative partnerships, and a powerful people-first philosophy, come experience what we have to offer and discover your potential at Sutter Coast Hospital.

Evaluates, establishes treatment plans, and provides occupational therapy services upon physician referral for identified patients. The Occupational Therapist performs services in an interdisciplinary environment with physical therapy, speech pathology, physicians, nursing and other health care providers. All patient services are documented appropriately and updated to justify continued intervention.

Qualifications

Education

BA/BS Degree in Occupational Therapy Required

CA & OR OT License Required

American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Certification or National Board Certification of Occupational Therapists (NBCOT) Certification required.

BLS-HCP Required

Driver License and Auto Insurance Required

Experience

• Current state licensure as an occupational therapist.

• Will consider license applicants.

• BLS provider.

• Graduate of an accredited occupational program: baccalaureate, masters or doctorate degree in occupational therapy.

• Requires critical thinking, complex problem solving, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

• Must be able to work in a demanding environment balancing multiple priorities and take appropriate sections.

• Computer proficiency in work processing/ typing, basic application and hardware functions required for applicable care setting.

Special Requirements

• Essential Job Duties include and are not limited to: Provides occupational therapy services as directed by the MD, PA, NP.

• Applies rehabilitation devices, such as: hand-rolls, slings, braces, DME set up, etc.

• Establishes times and performs skilled occupational therapy treatments.

• Maintains and documents in patient charts, restorative needs and potential.

• Provides input into team meetings and implements recommendations with staff, as directed.

• Ensures appropriate policy/procedure are followed.

Primary Location: California, North Coast, Crescent City

Organization: Sutter Coast Hospital, Crescent City, CA

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: Rotating

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.