Providence Health & Services Occupational Therapist - Home Health in Torrance, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Per Diem, Day Shift Occupational Therapist to the Home Health Department of the Providence Little Company of Mary Home Health in Torrance, CA.

As an integral part of the respected Providence Health & Services for over 25 years, our highly skilled healthcare professionals provide a full range of home health and clinical specialty programs to patients experiencing an illness, hospitalization or surgery or, for those receiving treatment for a chronic or acute illness. Providence Home Health embraces everyone from new mothers and their babies to the elderly with chronic health problems.

In this position you will:

  • Provide home health occupational therapy within the Occupational Therapy Professional Scope of Practice, to restore function and prevent disability following disease or injury.

  • Assist the patient in reaching maximum ability within the limits of his/her capabilities and the disease process.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current Registration in Occupational Therapy.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from an approved program according to Medicare guidelines.

  • One-year experience in acute care, rehabilitation, or home care.

  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position

  • Ability to fluently speak, read, write and understand the English language.

  • A valid driver’s license with no excessive violations or accidents.

  • Maintaining the minimum state requirements for auto insurance.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Previous home care experience

About the Ministry you will serve:

As an integral part of the respected Providence Health & Services for over 25 years, our highly skilled healthcare professionals provide a full range of home health and clinical specialty programs to patients experiencing an illness, hospitalization or surgery or, for those receiving treatment for a chronic or acute illness. Providence Home Health embraces everyone from new mothers and their babies to the elderly with chronic health problems.

Our team of health care professionals starts with the patient and his or her physician and may include: registered nurses; certified home health aides; social workers; physical, occupational and speech therapists. Our specialty care includes patient assessment and monitoring; beside protime monitoring; IV therapy; total parenteral nutrition; gastric feeding tube (G-Tube) for long-term enteral nutrition; V.A.C. therapy used to promote healing in acute or chronic wounds, fight infection and enhance healing of burns; pain management; injections; and ostomy management. From same-day referrals and a smooth transition from hospital to home, to attentive follow-up and communication with your own doctor, we provide care and support for you every step of the way to help restore your health to its fullest potential. Our goal is to equip our patients with the education and resources needed to regain and maintain good health.

As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Occupational Therapy

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 160015