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Occupational Therapist III

Good Samaritan Hospital - San Jose, California

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Job Code: 03360-17638


Days (rotating weekends)

About Good Samaritan Hospital

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, it has an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group 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.

The Occupational Therapy/Rehabilitation Services teams are dedicated, healthcare providers with excellent services for patients at Good Samaritan Hospital. Interested in joining this team? Apply online now.

Schedule: 0.8 (32 hours per week)  Shift: Days, Friday through Monday.

Internal Posting Period: February 13, 2017 - February 21, 2017


The Occupational Therapist III 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.  Inputs on department planning, standards or care/protocols,  policies and procedures.  Participates in performance improvement and department development activities.  Interacts with the multidisciplinary patient care teams for coordinated patient care.

The Occupational Therapist III has advanced clinical skills in at least one clinical area and is responsible for teaching those advanced skills to other staff members and functions as a role model/resource in providing high quality care in this area.  He/she has responsibility for at least one program for program development and marketing.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required:

1.  Must be licensed as an Occupational Therapist by the California Board of  Occupational Therapy.    

2.  Completion of an entry level baccalaureate curriculum of professional education in physical therapy, accredited by the AOTA or education which in the opinion of the AOTA is equivalent to that obtained in an accredited program.

3.  Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Provider Course.


Minimum Experience:


1.  At least three years of experience required.

2. Ability to learn and utilize computerized patient care management system.

3. Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions. Must effectively read, write and verbally communicate in the English language.

* Must have NDT Training

* NDT or Neuro IFRAH certification

* Must have recent IRF or SNF exp with CVA


Last Edited: 03/20/2017

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