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Providence Occupational Therapist in San Pedro, California


Providence is calling a Occupational Therapist (Full-Time/Day Shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro in San Pedro, CA.

We are seeking a Occupational Therapist a licensed professional who will be responsible for maintaining standards of professional and ethical practice in accordance with regulatory agencies and the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). The Occupational Therapist demonstrates proficient clinical knowledge and skills in providing and initiating treatment programs for individuals with physical impairments. Utilizing a collaborative team approach, the Occupational therapist accurately assesses patients' needs: identify and initiate appropriate Occupational therapy interventions. Providing care to; pediatric, adolescent, young, middle and older adult patients.

In this position you will:

  • Perform patient evaluations and clinical proficiencies with use of therapeutic equipment and treatment principles within scope of licensure

  • Provide family/caregiver training when needed and involves the patient & family in goal setting and addressing the educational and discharge needs of the patient

  • Reassessments are completed as stated in the standards of care

  • Clinical documentation including discharge summaries is completed per departmental standards

  • Communicate patient progress with interdisciplinary team and other disciplines

  • Adhere to and supports all regulatory standards

  • Information Management:

  • Documentation is completed within timeframe specified in departmental policy and procedure manual

  • Documentation is legible, organized and professional

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the hospital information system and confidentiality policies

  • Document short and long term goals in specific measurable time frame

  • Maintaining confidentiality of records

  • Perform billing duties accurately and timely

  • Leadership and Supervision:

  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate (verbal or written) in a positive, clear and professional manner.

  • Offer constructive timely feedback in a confidential and non-threatening manner

  • Praise publicly, counsel confidentially Assists staff in completing tasks or duties, directly supervising their clinical and professional actions

  • Assist with new and temporary staff orientation process

  • Demonstrate good listening skills, responds to needs and requests of others quickly and efficiently


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Sufficient for license

  • Current California State Occupational Therapy License

  • BLS certificate

  • Requires good working knowledge of general and specialized clinical equipment

  • Requires ability to perform all Occupational requirements pertaining to delegated tasks

  • Requires ability to organize and prioritize work, completes assignments on time

  • Requires ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative working relationship with patients, families and coworkers

  • Requires ability to type and use a computer efficiently

  • Requires the ability to work effectively independently and with a team

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro is a 259-bed nonprofit hospital that has served the Harbor and greater South Bay communities since 1925. Our Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of medical and surgical services each distinguished by innovation, quality and excellence in its respective area. We received the CHART “Certificate of Excellence” for receiving superior or above average results across the majority of outcomes and process measures publicly reported by CHART. We ranked in the top 21 among more than 240 hospitals throughout the state compared by California Healthcare Foundation, and were the first location in the South Bay to carry the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. As a member of Providence Health & Services, we are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Occupational Therapy

Location: California-San Pedro

Req ID: 280749