Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Occupational Therapist in San Diego, California

Job Description

Occupational Therapist

Job Category: Technical & Professional

Department: Occupational Therapy

Facility: Rady Children's Health Services - Kearny Mesa

Schedule: Full time - Benefits Eligible

Shift: Days

Hours: Tues-Sat 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Req Number: 48629

Job Details:


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

Current NBCOT

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

Pediatric experience

Bilingual Spanish