Apr 20, 2021

Occupational Therapist-CH Inpt

  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
  • Loma Linda, CA, USA

Job Description

Medical Center: CH Occupational Therapy IP (Full-time, Day Shift) -

Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, excellence, humility, integrity, justice, teamwork and wholeness.

The Occupational Therapist-Children's Inpatient (CH Inpt) provides patient care including evaluations, goal setting, treatment planning, family training and the application of treatment techniques in accordance with designated practice act and department policy and procedure. Supervises non California Children's Services (CCS)-paneled staff as assigned. Participate in case conferences and discharge planning activities and coordinate with a CCS case manager for referral to a CCS-paneled provider or CCS Medical Therapy Unit (MTU) for the patient who may continue to require occupational therapy services after hospital discharge.

Graduate from an accredited Occupational Therapy program required. Suitable combination of education, training or experience along with a California license in Occupational Therapy is acceptable. Currently licensed by California Board of Occupational Therapy required. Certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational therapy or hold a valid registration with the American occupational therapy Certification Board required. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required. California Children's Services (CCS)-Paneled required if assigned to Pediatric Rehabilitation or fulfill CCS paneling requirements within twelve months from hire date.

Able to read; write legibly; speak in English (and Spanish preferred) with professional quality; use computer and software programs necessary to the position; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment build or create treatment equipment as needed. Recognizes safety problems and corrects them. Able to relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach, and collaborate; accept direction. Able to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; work independently with minimal supervision; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; work well under pressure; problem solve; organize and prioritize workload; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail. Able to distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place/patient care; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch.

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