OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST (PCN 265)
Work Hours: 8a-4:30p
The Occupational Therapist assumes professional responsibility for providing evaluation and treatment of clients requiring services as defined by state of Alaska’s Occupational Therapy Practice Act. https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/portals/5/pub/PT-OTStatutes.pdf
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
The occupational therapy position requires: A degree in Occupational Therapy from a university accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, a license to practice occupational therapy in the state of Alaska, or the ability to acquire same in an appropriate time frame. Current CPR certification. Three or more years of experience in occupational therapy are preferred in a variety of clinical settings.
We invite you to join our team of professionals at South Peninsula Hospital. As the largest employer in the community, we offer an extraordinary work/life balance, as well as competitive pay and benefits. Our employees enjoy a rewarding career with astounding opportunities for growth, and the ability to explore the natural habitat and beauty of Alaska.
You will be captivated by Homer, a small, charming seaside community surrounded by gorgeous and bountiful mountains, beaches, glaciers, sea life, wildlife, amazing fishing, and breathtaking views of Kachemak Bay. You will also be impressed with the surrounding schools, museums, art galleries, fine dining options, and seaside accommodations.
Let your next adventure take you to Homer, Alaska, long known as the “Halibut Fishing Capital of the World.” You will absolutely love it here!
OT will need to be comfortable providing service to Acute Care patients, Long Term Care patients and orthopedic as well as neurological patients in an outpatient setting. The ability to make custom splints for hand therapy and be comfortable with pediatric clients are also desirable.