OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT PIH Health Whittier, Whittier Full time
Location: Whittier, California
Internal Number: 15550
PIH Health is a nonprofit regional healthcare delivery network founded over 50 years ago. Our two campuses including a 548-bed facility in Whittier and a 199-bed facility in Downey, help to provide services to approximately 1.5 million residents in Los Angeles, Orange County and the greater San Gabriel Valley.
The primary responsibility of the Occupational Therapy Assistant I is to provide direct patient care under the direction of a qualified occupational therapist upon physician referral.
Ability to perform patient care, utilizing correct body mechanics.
Competent to treat a variety of diagnoses who may be infants, children, adults or older adults.
Basic splinting skills.
Graduate of an occupational therapy assistant program accredited jointly by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).
Registered or eligible for registration as an occupational therapy assistant by the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapists (NBCOT) and the California Board of Occupational Therapy.
Must maintain a current California Occupational Therapy Assistant license.
Must have a valid BLS CPR certification from the American Heart Association.
No experience required. But OP Hand experience preferred.
Basic Windows and mouse skills preferred.
Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading community healthcare provider – one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort – you'll enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce. EOE M/F/D/V