Dignity Health Occupational Therapist in MERCED, 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.

Responsibilities

Position Summary

Provides occupational therapy services to patients in their place of residence under physician's orders: to evaluate the home for safety, to assess the functional needs of physically disabled patients, develop treatment goals, plan and implement appropriate treatment plans utilizing a variety of occupational therapy treatment procedures.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must possess and maintain a current Occupational therapist license with the state of California

  • Must possess and maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate

  • Must possess and maintain a valid California driver's license and proof of auto insurance

  • Must provide a clean DMV printout

  • Must be able to drive amotor vehicle safely for moderate period of time

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous home care experience

  • Second language skills in Spanish

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Job ID 2018-54566

Employment Type Full Time

Department Home Health

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mercy Medical Center Merced

Shift Day

Location MERCED

State/Province CA

Standard Hours 8-4:30PM