Caring for patients. Caring for employees. Together we can achieve great things.
Join the University of Florida Health team in Gainesville to enjoy our world-class clinical reputation, climate, and quality of life. Our nationally recognized organization is rapidly growing and adding to our team of talented individuals in a full array of career areas.
The University of Florida Shands Hospital is hiring an Occupational Therapist in Gainesville, Florida.
The University of Florida Shands Hospital is recognized by Becker's Hospital Review as one of the 150 Top Places to Work, by Forbes as One of America's Best Employers, by Indeed as #15 on the list of 25 top-rated workplaces: Best Hospitals and among both U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals and Best Children's Hospitals. Our Magnet-designated facility offers not only world-class patient care but also outstanding research and education opportunities to its employees.
Gainesville Community Highlights:
Home to the University of Florida and Santa Fe College
Florida Gators athletic events year round
More than 20 nature parks
Bustling downtown area with numerous dining and entertainment options
Weekly, local farmers markets
Seasonal art festivals
Progressive live music scene
Theaters and museums
Excellent public and private schools for children
Within an hour and a half from the east and west coasts of Florida
Surrounded by small towns rich with southern charm
Known for nearby springs and rivers
Within two hours of Orlando, Jacksonville and Tampa
UF Health Shands provides the following core benefits:
Medical Insurance (EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON DATE OF HIRE)
Long-Term Disability Insurance
Employee Life and AD&D Insurance (effective the first day of the month after employment)
Paid Time Off (accrues bi-weekly based on hours worked and years of service)
Employee Assistance Plan
Tuition Reimbursement (available after six months of employment)
The Occupational Therapist is responsible for providing therapy services and education to patients as well as education to other health professionals and students about rehabilitation.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelors in a Rehab Therapy. No previous clinical experience necessary.
Must be a licensed Physical or Occupational Therapist in the State of Florida.
Pediatric specialty with NICU experience preferred but not required.
Demonstrates knowledge and skill in a broad range of therapy services and settings.
Demonstrates strong communication skills.
Be part of the team of excellence that is moving medicine forward.
In addition to a culture defined by teamwork and professional support, we offer competitive salaries, outstanding benefits, and relocation assistance.
You may also elect the following voluntary benefits:
Cancer Protection Policy
Critical Care Insurance
Dependent Life Insurance
Discounts on Auto and Homeowners Insurance
FlexChecks Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
FlexChecks Health Care Reimbursement Account
Group Legal Insurance
Supplemental AD&D Insurance
Supplemental Short-Term Disability
Universal Life Insurance
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