Home Health Occupational Therapist

Job ID
2020-108347
Employment Type
Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental
Department
Home Health
Hours / Pay Period
1
Facility
Mercy Hospital Bakersfield
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-Bakersfield

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

Position Summary:

 

Responsible for providing therapy services within the guidelines of the Occupational Therapy Board and as directed by the patient's physician. 

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • CA Occupational Therapist License
  • BLS (AHA required)
  • One year experience in a clinical setting with direct patient contact.
  • Car Insurance, Drivers License

 

Skills:

Ability to write reports and procedures and document in the medical record. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from co-workers, managers, patients, physicians, family members and the general public. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as weights, dosages, flow rates, proportions, percentages and volume. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Must have ability to critically think and problem solve. Must be able to read, write and speak English.

 

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