Occupational Therapist II PRN
San Jose, CA
Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley, with two locations, the main campus in San Jose, California and the Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California. Recognized nationally for quality and safety and has been voted a “Family Favorite” hospital for more than ten years. It is one of only ten hospitals nationwide to be awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer four consecutive times. Good Samaritan is a leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, advanced cardiology and innovative surgery techniques, and is a Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and an accredited Chest Pain Center.
Our Occupational Therapist teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!
SCHEDULE: 0.01 (Per Diem)
SHIFT: As Needed.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Occupational Therapist II develops and delivers comprehensive occupational therapy programs to patients requiring these services.Programs are directed at restoration of function and consist primarily of activities of daily living, functional muscle re-education, dysphagia, perceptual-cognitive training, purposeful functional activities, custom splinting, provision of assistive and adaptive devices, and prevocational or work related skills.Re-evaluates and adjusts these programs to meet patients changing needs.She/he delegates portions of treatment to aides and assistants, directing and supervising as indicated.Precepts students.Participates in performance improvement and department development activities.Interacts with the multidisciplinary patient care teams for coordinated patient care.