CLINICAL SPECIALIST - OT
St Johns Regional Medical Center - Oxnard, CA

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In keeping with the Dignity Health core values, the Clinical Specialist is responsible for providing specialty occupational therapy assessments and treatments to patients as evidenced by a high degree of expertise in a given area or areas. Provides training and/or supervision to staff occupational therapists. May supervise or be responsible for a particular program such as inservice coordinator, geropsychiatric unit, NICU follow-up program and/or day to day operations of a particular area of the department. May have specialty certification in occupational therapy field such as NDT, orthopedics, etc. or be trained to perform videofluroscopies.

REQUIREMENTS:
Must also demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work tactfully and effectively with fellow staff members, physicians, hospital departments and the general public. Demonstrates knowledge of teaching and leadership skills including a proficiency for conceptual thinking, motivating, teaching principles and problem solving. Demonstrates advanced working knowledge of the principles, standard practices, procedures and equipment utilized in the department. Ability and willingness to actively participate in departmental and hospital programs. Demonstrates self-motivation and ability to achieve results through good organizational skills and prioritization of work. Knowledge and understanding of pertinent standards and regulations including DHS and The Joint Commission. Ability to gather, comprehend and interpret data for Quality Improvement activities. Ability to work independently and be a functional team member in a team oriented environment. Ability to be mentor/coach student interns or oversee their clinical experience. Ability to be flexible with caseload within any given day, as needed for the benefit of the department. Promotes O.T. services in the community as appropriate.

KEY WORDS: CT, CPR BLS, RG, OT, HOSPITAL, HEALTHCARE.

Established in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy at the request of Reverend John Laubacher and community leaders, St. John's hospitals have grown to represent the largest acute-care health organization in Ventura County , California . St. John's hospitals have a combined total of 445 licensed beds (SJRMC: 265 licensed beds; SJPVH: 180 licensed beds), over 2,000 employees, and more than 500 medical staff members. Area consumers consistently select St. John's as the favorite hospital in the communities we serve. Nationally recognized as a quality leader and fully accredited by The Joint Commission, St. John's has served Oxnard , Camarillo , and the surrounding communities for almost 100 years.

At St. John's , our employees are valued. Recently, St. John's Regional Medical Center and St. John's Pleasant Valley Hospital were jointly awarded the "Ventura County Family-Friendly Employer" award. Our hospitals have very low turnover rates as employees are satisfied with the work experience offered at St. John's .

Additionally, we know that quality of life is an important thing to consider as you weigh your employment options, and it's hard to beat the beauty of California' s coast. Nestled in between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara , you'll find limitless year-round recreation. Additionally, you'll only be a short drive away from California' s wine country, and a boat ride away from the Channel Islands . It's hard to resist the Mediterranean climate, 20 miles of coastline, and clear air and open spaces of California' s " Strawberry Coast ." This is a place where your career will thrive, and so will you.

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