Occupational Therapist | Per Diem

Job Requisition #: JR60925

End Date: 6/1/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Rehabilitation

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare is currently seeking a per diem Occupational Therapist to work with a dynamic team. This position will primarily be on weekends, though weekday hours are available.

The selected candidate may work caring for patients in acute care at Christiana Hospital or on the acute Rehab Unit located at Wilmington Hospital. At Christiana Hospital, patients are seen in various settings including bedside, multiple intensive cares and small gyms.  At Wilmington Hospital, care of patients is in the acute rehab unit located at Wilmington Hospital. In this setting, patients are seen primarily in our well-equipped, state of the art therapy gym, and our Transitional Living Apartment with access to a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom and living room/bedroom set up.

This exciting position allows the selected candidate to see a large variety of patient populations including Neuro, Trauma, Cardiac, and General Debility while working with a supportive team of OTs. The OT experience at ChristianaCare offers a strong team approach and frequent interdisciplinary interaction.


-Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy program
-Minimum of a BS or MS in Occupational Therapy
-At least one year of clinical experience
-Licensure or license eligibility in the State of Delaware as an Occupational Therapist
-CPR Certification
-AOTA preferred

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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