Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Occupational Therapist in San Diego, California
Job Category: Technical & Professional
Department: Occupational Therapy
Facility: Rady Children's Health Services - Kearny Mesa
Schedule: Full time - Benefits Eligible
Hours: Tues-Sat 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Req Number: 48629
Independently evaluates the functional ability of patients through the administration, interpretation of standardized tests, clinical observation and patient/family interview. Creates individualized treatment and educational plans and provides patient/family counseling and training. Develops and implements innovative and specific treatment plans to maximize the patient's functional potential or return to previous level of functioning, based on clinical findings. Consults with medical team and allied health professionals and documents all pertinent clinical findings to render a comprehensive, family-based or individual intervention plan.
Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy from an AOTA accredited program or Bachelor's Degree if graduated prior to 2004
Current Californialicense in Occupational Therapy, or eligible if new graduate or licensed in another state
Ability and experience working independently, using critical thinking skills and processes to arrive at objective, strategic, results-oriented decisions within the context of patient care and department, division and organizational priorities.
Current CPR certification (Issued by American Heart Association)
Valid CA driver license and auto insurance required, when applicable
Experience in pediatric feeding
Clinical doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Board certification in advanced practice (SWC, HTC, PAM)
Five years of experience