The qualifications of this posting have been updated as of 5/2/2019.
This position will remain open until filled.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 02/29/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 03/12/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Clinical Specialist in Hand Therapy, working in our new state of the art Outpatient Pavilion designed specifically to promote ease of collaboration with our world class orthopedic surgeons. We provide care to a diverse patient population with a variety of hand and upper extremity injuries, including traumatic injuries and pathological conditions. Join the region's only academic medical center and work towards our mission of delivering outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, ground breaking research and inspired teaching. This position is responsible for delivery of occupational therapy services including evaluation and treatment of routine and complex patients. Responsibilities will also include: representing our dynamic Rehabilitation Services department to the medical and general community, demonstrating competence in the UC San Diego Health core values, and sharing your expertise with departmental staff in areas of advanced clinical care and customer service.
Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the OT I, II or OT III level.
Graduation from an accredited school of Occupational Therapy approved by the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association, eligibility for registration by the National Registry of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Occupational Therapist license issued by the state of California.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date.
2 years OT experience
Outpatient experience in a hospital based setting and/or preferred experience in a large academic medical center.
Certified Hand Therapist (CHT).
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
May flex and float between sites as needed.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.