Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Position description
Assesses and treats patients referred for Occupational Therapy by physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, dentists, and advanced registered nurse practitioners licensed in the State of Florida. Organizes and conducts Occupational Therapy programs to restore function, maximize independence, reduce pain, and prevent or correct disability following disease, injury, or illness.
Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy.

OUTPATIENT: One year of experience, which should include outpatient ambulatory care is preferred. Certification in Hand Therapy or extensive experience in hand rehabilitation, including dynamic and static splinting is preferred. Certification to perform ultrasound and electrical stimulation modalities is preferred. Experience should also include specialties in Orthopedics, Neurology, and work site evaluation.

INPATIENT: One year experience, which should include acute care, is preferred. Certification to perform ultrasound and electrical stimulation modalities is preferred.
Additional qualifications
Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification. Attends all regulatory body mandated educational programs, annually. Attends minimally one clinical continuing education program annually, working toward 26 continuing education hours (CEHs) every two years. Attends minimally one non-clinical professional development course, annually. Serves as a clinical instructor, member of a committee or task force, or serves in other appropriate department support role. Demonstrates an appropriate and accurate evaluation or treatment procedure. Demonstrates basic functional knowledge of dictation and computerized system for patient medical record documentation. Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development required for effective communication and care of child, adolescent, adult, and older adult. Basic computer skills are preferred.

Frequent stooping, pushing, pulling and lifting is required when moving patients and/or equipment during treatment Required to attend a seminar familiarizing the incumbent with emergency evacuation procedures. CPR certification is required within 90 days of employment. Must also attend in-services on AIDS and Hazardous Waste Communication. Due to the nature of the work, good interpersonal skills and sensitivity are necessary.
License or certification
Florida State licensure to practice Occupational Therapy.

Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2592, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Schedule details
Days; 8 hour shifts; Sunday/Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday
Weekend schedule
Days; 8 hour shift; Sunday
Site description
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
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Casondra Johnson
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).