This position is located in Chula Vista, CA in San Diego County
8 hour shift; Full-time Day Shift position; 8:00 am - 4:00 pm; Tuesday thru Saturday
Required Skills and Qualifications
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- Graduate of an approved professional school or graduate of an accredited college or university with a certificate in Occupational Therapy
- Current California State Occupational Therapist Licensure.
- Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
- Two or more years of recent experience in all aspects of Occupational Therapy
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
- Experience in Skilled Nursing and Acute Care
- Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
The Occupational Therapist II evaluates, plans, directs and administers occupational therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician. Assists patients in reaching their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. Participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department, and participates in CQI activities.
Sharp Chula Vista's Rehabilitation Services department is committed to offering quality services that advance healing, minimize disability and enhance quality of life. Highly trained therapists' have specialties that include balance and vestibular therapy, chronic pain and lymphedema therapy. We see a good mix of diagnoses including Ortho, Neuro and general medical patients. In addition, our rehab team provides treatment to patients at the adjacent Skilled Nursing Unit (Birch Patrick). We also have a busy Out-Patient/Sports Medicine clinic across the street from the hospital. In servicing an ethnically diverse patient population, we have therapists and support staff that speak English, Spanish and Tagalog. Department staff have a strong work ethic, a passion for service quality and patient satisfaction, and take great pride in being one of the most productive and efficient departments in the Sharp Chula Vista Hospital.
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A Designated Planetree Patient-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and also offers exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants. The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment and an extraordinary level of care.