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

Job Description

Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is the largest medical facility on Kaua‘i and has been recognized as one of the nation’s best rural hospitals. With 169 physicians on staff, Wilcox provides residents and visitors with expert diagnosis and treatment for more than 20 specialties. Its state-of-the-art acute care facility includes a full suite of services from emergency, OB/GYN and pediatrics to cardiology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, pulmonology, nephrology, cosmetic surgery, internal medicine and family practice. In 2010, the Wilcox Women’s Center opened to provide preventive and diagnostic care for Kaua‘i’s women close to home. The hospital has 71 beds, including seven intensive care beds, five birthing suites, 20 same-day surgery beds and a 20-bed emergency department. It is equipped with MRI and CT scanners and a state-of-the-art surgical center with six surgical suites. In 2010, the American Heart Association recognized Wilcox in three areas of excellence: Coronary Artery Disease (Gold Award), Stroke (Silver Award) and Heart Failure (Silver Award.) Wilcox Medical Center and Kaua‘i Medical Clinic are affiliated with Hawai‘i Pacific Health, the state’s largest health care provider.

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: Day - 10 Hours

Work Type: Full Time Regular

FTE: 1.000000

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 8940