Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Occupational Therapist-49185 in San Diego, California

Occupational Therapist-49185

Job ID 25 Date posted 04/16/2018 Schedule Full-Time Shift Regular

Due to the needs of the department, advanced pediatric feeding is required for this position and SWC certification is strongly preferred.


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 or Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy from an AOTA accredited program if graduated prior to 2004

  • Current California license in Occupational Therapy, or eligible if new graduate or licensed in another state

  • Current NBCOT: National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

  • Current CPR/BLS certification (Issued by American Heart Association)

  • 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

  • Valid CA driver's license and auto insurance required when applicable


  • Clinical doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy (OTD)

  • Board certification in advanced practice (SWC, HTC, PAM)

  • Pediatric Feeding

  • Five years of experience

  • Pediatric experience

  • Bilingual Spanish