Occupational Therapist at Kaiser Permanente

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Type: Standard
Location: Lancaster, California

Job Description:
Description: Responsible for the occupational therapy of patients under the direction and supervision of the Rehabilitation Services.

Essential Functions:
  • Evaluates patients, interprets evaluation findings to determine the nature and extent of dysfunction.
  • Establishes treatment goals and plans treatment to achieve established goals.
  • Initiates discharge planning for occupational therapy.
  • Implements the treatment program through direct treatment of the patient.
  • May delegate a portion of the treatment program to the appropriate supportive personnel.
  • Coordinates the treatment program with other health care personnel as appropriate.
  • Provides advice and education to patient and family.
  • Regularly assesses clinical signs and symptoms to determine effectiveness of treatment, progress of patient towards goals, the need for modifying goals and treatment.
  • Discharges patient from occupational therapy when the patient has received maximum benefit from occupational therapy.
  • Provides accurate, timely documentation of occupational therapy patient management.
  • Demonstrates progress toward meeting the criteria for professional practice.

    Basic Qualifications:
  • N/A.
  • Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy curriculum with a Bachelor's or Master's degree with certification in occupational therapy or foreign-trained equivalent.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Licensure to practice occupational therapy by the State of California.
  • Approved BLS.
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI) required as of May 23, 2007.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • CHT preferred.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Splint fabrication preferred.

  • Will involve evenings.
  • Will involve every other weekend and/or rotating weekends.
  • Location 615 W Ave L Lancaster CA, 93534.
    Primary Location: California,Lancaster,Lancaster Medical Center Trailers Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Per Diem Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UTSC / United Therapists of SoCal Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Rehab Services Specialty: Physical / Occupational Therapy Department: Occupational Therapy Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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