Hawaii Pacific Health Occupational Therapist - Occupational Therapy in Lihue, Hawaii

Job Description

Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is a not-for-profit hospital dedicated to providing the Kaua'i community with accessible, quality health care. The largest medical center on Kaua'i, it is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full suite of services offering 30 specialties and programs including cardiology, emergency, family practice, gastroenterology, health management, internal medicine, neurology, OB-GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. Its 20-bed emergency department is the first neighbor island facility to obtain a Level III Trauma designation and serves as the island’s Primary Stroke Center. The medical center also has four birthing suites, seven intensive care beds and 20 same-day surgery beds. The American Heart Association has recognized Wilcox in three areas of excellence: stroke (S) – gold plus award and honor roll elite plus, heart failure (HF) – gold plus award, and atrial fibrillation (AFIB) – gold award. Wilcox has also received an "A" in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, the QUEST citation of merit for high-value health care, and is recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.

The Occupational Therapy team’s committed professionals deliver a number of integrated work-related therapy, care and rehabilitation programs designed to build our patients’ confidence while helping them reach full potential in mobility, communication and daily living skills. Services include customized treatment programs, performance skills assessments and treatments, adaptive equipment recommendations and usage training and guidance to family members and caregivers.

As the Occupational Therapist, you will help to bring valuable rehabilitative services and relief to patients suffering from work-related injuries. In this role, you will provide direct occupational therapy services and consultation across the full continuum of care. We are looking for someone sensitive and experienced, with excellent communication and patient care skills and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Work Schedule: Rotating - 10 Hours

Work Type: Per Diem

FTE: 0.250000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: Current Hawai‘i Occupational Therapy certification. Current American Heart Association Heart Saver – AED CPR card. NBCOT (National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy) Occupational Therapy certification.

Preferred Qualifications: One (1) year general occupational therapy experience. Previous experience with Pediatric or Adult population.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Occupational Therapist - Occupational Therapy

Category Rehab Services

Employment Type Employee

Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Req ID 11426