Occupational Therapy License
Minimum of Six Months Experience Required
The Occupational Therapist provides evaluation, planning, and implementation of occupational therapy services for patients to facilitate the rehabilitation of neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and neurological impairments; to restore function, and to prevent disability following disease, injury or congenital abnormalities. The person in this position shall provide supervision to occupational therapy assistants, aides, interns and students.
Licensure: Registration by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. Valid licensure as an Occupational Therapist by the California Board of Occupational Therapy. Current BLS.
Experience: 6-12 months experience preferred. Experience or internship in rehabilitation, pediatrics, and/or acute hospital setting also preferred.
Skills and Abilities: Strong interpersonal skills, time management, problem solving and self-initiation skills. Concise and effective communication Physical Requirements: Good physical condition including ability to lift, transfer, and move heavy/awkward patients and equipment. Moderate walking and sitting.
Sit: Up to 6 hours/day
Stand/Walk: Up to 6 hours
Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours
Reach: Up to 6 hours
Rep Use of UE/Grasp: Up to 6 hrs
Lift/Push/Pull: 25lbs, over 25# with assistance or equipment
This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20-ft. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of this position.