LOCATION: JOHN H. STROGER HOSPITAL / DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION SERVICES - OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
SHIFT: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Under the direction of the Director of Rehabilitation Services, the Occupational Therapist I (OTI) will provide the following services: evaluation and screening of patients who have been referred for evaluation and treatment; plans, organizes specialized treatments, treatment of complex patients with multiple diagnoses in the outpatient and inpatient divisions and supervision and training of staff and students as delegated. The OTI will have excellent written, verbal, and non-verbal communication skills with patients, patient's care givers, other healthcare professionals, students, and other professional affiliates.
Must possess a current license as an Occupational Therapist in the State of Illinois.
Must be certified as an Occupational Therapist with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Must possess a current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification. (Must provide proof at time of interview).
Prior hand, splinting, and/or pediatric experience is preferred.
Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
· Meet the minimum qualifications for the position .
· Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.