OT Association of Hawaii

Job Opportunity in Hilo

Occupational Therapist III | Hilo Medical Center, Outpatient Occupational Therapy | Hilo, Hawaii | 100% FTE with Benefits

Salary: $88,464.00 annual base salary


• 13 paid holidays each year (14 during election years)

• 21 paid vacation days per year

• 21 paid sick days per year

• Medical, dental, vision, and prescription plans

Duties Summary: Under general supervision, performs diagnostic assessments and prepares and implements treatment plans in providing professional occupational therapy services for the full range of cases coming within the scope of a program for the rehabilitation of patients; may provide all occupational therapy services for a unit, center or facility; and performs other related duties as assigned. Independent with working in acute care, SNF, and outpatient settings.

Examples of Duties: Selects and administers appropriate diagnostic and evaluative instruments/methods and analyzes results; prepares treatment plans and goals, including specific methods and time frame; treats patients following treatment schedules; re-evaluates patients and adjusts plans as necessary; collaborates with physicians, members of multidisciplinary teams, and other members of the health care team relative to patient treatment and progress; instructs and directs subprofessional occupational therapy personnel; estimates needs and requisitions and purchases supplies used in patient treatment; instructs patients in treatment procedures; attends staff meetings and conferences; conducts in-service training programs for occupational therapy aids, nurses, volunteers, and other health care personnel; confers with patients’ families and/or outside agencies when indicated; assists in budget preparation by supplying data on program needs; prepares reports and records; provides orientation and guidance to students.

Knowledge of: Functional anatomy, kinesiology, neuroanatomy, physiology, neurophysiology, abnormal and educational psychology and related sciences; basic principles, practices and philosophy of occupational therapy; occupational therapy evaluation and testing procedures; current treatment techniques including use and modifications of appropriate therapy equipment and appliances; and methods of instructing clients; and available occupational therapy resources in the community.Also has knowledge and substantial experience with outpatient diagnosis relating to the wrist/hand/fingers and custom splint fabrication.

Certification and License Required:

1. Applicants must have passed the Occupational Therapist national certification examination administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT); and

2.  Licensed with the State of Hawaii as an Occupational Therapist (OT) at the time of appointment.

MEDICAL/PHYSICAL EXAMINATION REQUIREMENT: Offers of employment will be contingent on successfully passing a pre-employment physical examination, which includes drug screen and other regulatory medical requirements such as, but not limited to, two-step tuberculosis (TB) screen. The cost for physical examinations, except the cost for drug screening, shall be borne by the applicant and not the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation.

COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for Hawaii Health Systems Corporation. After receiving a conditional offer of employment, all prospective new HHSC employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. New employees are required to provide confirmation of their full vaccination status by presenting their CDC vaccination card or VAMS Certificate prior to their start date.

Apply online: https://pm.healthcaresource.com/cs/hhsc#/job/2468

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