Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Occupational Therapist-50420 in Oceanside, California

Due to the business needs of the department, Advanced Pediactric Feeding is required for this position.

JOB SUMMARY:

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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 license and auto insurance required, when applicable

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Clinical Doctorate Degree in Occupational Therapy (OTD)

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

Five years of experience

Pediatric experience

Bilingual Spanish