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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
 
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
 
In 2018, Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego was ranked as 'high performing' by U.S. News & World Report in nephrology.
 
Join our site-based float pool as an Occupational Therapist in the Rehabilitation department supporting both Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego and Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista. You will bring your excellent communication skills to creatively solve problems every day. The ideal candidate is confident in the acute care environment and ready to jump in to support our teams in their mission to provide world-class patient care.
 
The Occupational Therapist provides evaluation, assessment, prognosis, treatment and education to patients and clients through a continuum of care according to the therapist's respective licensure/registration/certification, Code of Ethics, Federal/State regulations, JCAHO/UMQC and Care Center policies and procedures. Performs competencies as outlined in Rehabilitation Services Competency Assessment tools. Demonstrates age specific care as established for area and job title.
 
This role is a Casual (Per Diem) position working varied days to include at least four shifts per month, two of which must be weekend shifts. This position will rotate between Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego and Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista as needed.  

Job Requirements

Required Certification/Registration:
  • Current occupational therapy license in State of California
  • Current BLS
 
Required Education/Course(s)/Training:
  • Graduate of accredited school of occupational therapy (BS or MS degree)
 
Preferred Experience: 
  • Minimum of one year of Inpatient/Acute Care OT experience 
 
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, the only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.
 
Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.