Job Description

Payroll Title:
OCCUPATIONAL THER 3 NEX
Department:
Rehabilitation Services
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Ambulatory Clinics
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
80%
Union:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#113360 Hand Occupational Therapist -Thornton Rehab

Extended Review Date: Tue 7/5/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

This posting will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/10/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/22/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Clinical Specialist in Hand Therapy, working in our new state of the art Outpatient Pavilion designed specifically to promote ease of collaboration with our world class orthopedic surgeons. We provide care to a diverse patient population with a variety of hand and upper extremity injuries, including traumatic injuries and pathological conditions. Join the region’s only academic medical center and work towards our mission of delivering outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, ground breaking research and inspired teaching. This position is responsible for delivery of occupational therapy services including evaluation and treatment of routine and complex patients. Responsibilities will also include: representing our dynamic Rehabilitation Services department to the medical and general community, demonstrating competence in the UC San Diego Health core values, and sharing your expertise with departmental staff in areas of advanced clinical care and customer service.

Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the OT II or OT III level.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited school of Occupational Therapy approved by the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association, eligibility for registration by the National Registry of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

  • Occupational Therapist license issued by the state of California.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Two to six ( 2 - 6) years of recent OT experience (OTII) OR more than six (6) years of OT experience (OTIII).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Outpatient experience in a hospital based setting and/or preferred experience in a large academic medical center.
  • Certified Hand Therapist (CHT).

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • May flex and float between sites as needed.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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Application Instructions

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