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CommonSpirit Health Occupational Therapist in Bakersfield, California

Overview

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Hospitals have a history of caring for our community that goes back more than 100 years. We provide a broad range of medical and surgical services including minimally invasive and outpatient options. Our family of services includes the area's only inpatient oncology unit, the Orthopedic, Spine, and Hand Center, Family Birth Center, the Lactation Support Center and retail store, and many others. Mercy Hospital Downtown is a 194-bed facility located in downtown Bakersfield. Mercy Hospital Southwest is a 78-bed facility and the only hospital located in the rapidly growing area west of Highway 99. Mercy Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1910. Learn more at https://www.dignityhealth.org/central-california/locations/mercy-bakersfield .

Responsibilities

Completes the duties of a California licensed Occupational Therapist in compliance to California licensing standards and within the scope of clinical skills required for the patient population being treated and as determined by patient age and diagnosis. Performs the clinical duties of patient evaluation, care planning, treatment intervention, patient/family education, and discharge planning within occupational therapist clinical practice standards. Reports directly to the Rehabilitation Department Manager. Assists in process improvement and other department operations as requested by the department Manager. This person must implement the spirit and philosophy of the Sisters of Mercy and will ensure that the rights of the patient and/or family are safeguarded (by observation and documentation. Entry level accepted.Individuals working in the NICU, one year pediatric experience is required. 1 year of Hospital based, acute care practice. RG OT License Completed post Graduate education, or posesses certification or CEU's in Acute care, geriatrics, splinting, hand therapy, orthopaedics, pediatrics, NICU & neurology or any other clinically relevant coursework/seminars. Current California Occupational Therapy license; Current BLS certification. Individuals working in NICU with Pediatric patients will be required to work under the supervision of a CCS Paneled Therapist. CCS Paneling for the 0-21 population Basic skills of a Occupational Therapist; Must have the ability to read, write, speak and effectively communicate in English. Ability to perform basic computer functions. Advanced experience with Computer software programs and clinical documentation in Hospital based practice, Multi-Lingual, Spanish, Tagalog. Registered Occupational Therapist and CPR required.

Qualifications

Entry level accepted.Individuals working in the NICU, one year pediatric experience is required. 1 year of Hospital based, acute care practice. Current California Occupational Therapy license; Current BLS certification. Individuals working in NICU with Pediatric patients will be required to work under the supervision of a CCS Paneled Therapist. CCS Paneling for the 0-21 population Basic skills of a Occupational Therapist; Must have the ability to read, write, speak and effectively communicate in English. Ability to perform basic computer functions. Advanced experience with Computer software programs and clinical documentation in Hospital based practice, Multi-Lingual, Spanish, Tagalog. Registered Occupational Therapist and CPR required.

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Job ID 2021-174357

Employment Type Full Time

Department Occupational Therapy

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mercy Hospital Bakersfield

Shift Day

Standard Hours 8

Work Schedule 8 Hour

Location CA-Bakersfield

Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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