DATE POSTED: January 04, 2021
JOB STATUS: Permanent/Full-Time
SALARY: $4,600/month (BU13)
JOB LOCATION: HHSC Kaua’i Region – Kaua’i, HI
FUNCTION: This position is located in the Occupational Therapy Department of Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH) and Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH). KVMH and SMMH are part of the Kaua’i Region, Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawaii operating 9 facilities statewide.
Primary function of the Occupational Therapist IV is to provide occupational therapy at both facilities and therapeutic activities to in-patients, residents and out-patients as an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team as well as works in conjunction with the Physical Therapy department in providing activity programs for the residents at both KVMH and SMMH. This position reports directly to the Regional Physical Therapist IV.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements. Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience are credited based on a 40-hour workweek.
License Requirement: Possession a valid State of Hawaii driver’s license, Type 3.
Certification Requirements: In accordance with Chapter 457G of the Hawaii Revised Statues (HRS), all applicants shall: 1) have passed the occupational therapist national certification examination administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT); and 2) be registered with the State of Hawaii as an Occupational Therapist (OT) at the time of appointment.
Education Requirements: Applicants for all levels must have a baccalaureate degree in occupational therapy from a school of occupational therapy approved at the time of graduation by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. in collaboration with the American Medical Association; or in the case of a foreign-trained person, the credentials indicating completion of an occupational therapy education program shall be evaluated and approved by the Certification Committee of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. In addition, applicants must have successfully completed the field work requirements prescribed by the degree awarding school.
Experience Requirements: Two (2) years professional experience as an Occupational Therapist under medical supervision. The experience must have equipped the applicant with a full professional understanding of the theories, prevention, and treatment of disabilities by occupational therapy and their proper application by the use of activities which are appropriate to the patient’s physical and psychological condition and utilizing appropriate manual and other physical skills.
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