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Sutter Health Occupational Therapist in ‘Ewa Beach, Hawaii

Position Overview:

Located on 14.5 park-like acres, Kahi Mohala's 88-bed facility is Hawaii's only private, freestanding psychiatric hospital. Kahi Mohala provides comprehensive behavioral health services for adults, adolescents and children experiencing problems with psychiatric disorders, anxiety, depression, eating disorders. The buildings and grounds offer a complete residential environment with an emphasis on patient safety and security.


The Occupational Therapist assesses, plans, implements and evaluates psychiatric treatment for the recovery and rehabilitation of hospitalized patients with special emphasis on cognitive development, social/interpersonal behavior, activities of daily living and independent/community living. Performs other duties as assigned.




A Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program is required. Master’s degree preferred. Must be currently registered with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) and possess a current OT license from the State of Hawaii Licensure Board.


Familiarity and/or experience with psychiatric patients of all ages and levels of functioning is required.


Must be familiar with current DSM and knowledgeable in the mental illness process as it relates to functional behaviors at work, school, and in the home environment.

Specials Skills/Equipment:

Must be able to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and utilize clinical skills in patient assessment, documentation, and implementation of Occupational Therapy Services.

Physical Requirements:

Must meet basic health requirements of Kahi Mohala physical examination including 2-StepTB clearance. Must obtain and maintain current CPR/Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider. Hospital approved management of aggressive behavior program

Organization: Kahi Mohala Hospital, Hawaii

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Saturday-Sunday

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.