Job Description

Occupational Therapist

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), part of City of Hope, takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

** $7,500 sign on bonus eligible

Hours: Full time, Mon - Fri, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Job Summary:

Delivers individualized comprehensive care to patients with the goal of empowering the patients to remain at their optimal level of independence and functioning. Using innovative treatment techniques, real life simulation, and collaborator process to establish a plan of care that will address each patient’s physical, social, and emotional concerns. Intent to assist patients to achieve or maintain their highest level of function during their cancer treatment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates patients for treatment and designs / documents an age appropriate treatment plan that includes a time frame, goals, and assessment of patient’s rehabilitation potential following a referral from a qualified practitioner.

  • Performs and provides therapeutic rehabilitation services, test, education, and treatment coordination, documents treatment and outcomes and inputs appropriate charges in compliance with the state practice act.

  • Consults physicians when necessary about clarification of orders, treatment plan, patient outcomes, and recommendations for durable medical equipment

  • Collaborates as a member of the multidisciplinary team to provide safe and efficient delivery of patient care, patient education, and continuity of care

  • Participates in departmental, hospital and corporate Key Performance Improvement projects, quality improvement initiatives, and tracking progress towards goals.

  • Supervises Occupational Therapy Students and precepts new hire occupational therapists.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) or Master of Science (MS) degree in Occupational Therapy from an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) accredited school of Occupational Therapy. 

  • Arizona State Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners license

  • Current certification with National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). 

  • 3-5 years of Occupational Therapist (OT) experience

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Special Skills: Proficient computer skills, Excellent customer service and communication skills.

#LI-CTCA

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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