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Home Health Occupational Therapist

Location: La Mesa, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 768006 Date posted: 03/22/2019
Description:

A Home Health Occupational Therapist organizes and conducts medically prescribed occupational therapy program for homebound patients.



Essential Functions:
- Acts to decrease pain, restores function, and prevents disability.
- Performs technical diagnostic test to determine the needs of each patient prior to treatment.
- Develops treatment programs, provides treatments and guides home health aides.
- Evaluates, records and reports progress to physician and other departments.
- Contributes to problem solving in staff meetings and committees as required.
- Consistently supports compliance and the Principles of Responsibility (Kaiser Permanente's Code of Conduct) by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non compliance, and adhering to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, accreditation and licenser requirements (if applicable), and Kaiser Permanente's policies and procedures.
- This position is a UTSC bargaining unit represented position.


Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- Two (2) years of experience as Occupational Therapist (OT) in an acute care, outpatient or rehab setting.
Education
- 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
- Current CA Driver's license&a clear driving record for the past two (2) years.
- Proof of automobile insurance as required by law.
- 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:
- N/A.

Primary Location: California,La Mesa,La Mesa Administration Building 8010 Parkway Dr. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 32 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 8:30 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Part-time 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: Home Health Travel: Yes, 25 % 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.

About Rehab Services Careers

Rehab Services Careers

In an effort to increase our collective knowledge and deliver higher-quality, more informed care, we encourage dialogue and collaboration across the care delivery spectrum. Our rehab department includes professionals in audiology, respiratory care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, and much more.

In addition to inpatient and outpatient opportunities, we also offer home health opportunities, affording you the chance to improve patient outcomes in the home care setting. With outstanding educational opportunities and modern equipment and technology, you'll actively participate in your patients' journey to wellness while continually elevating your own expertise.

Physical And Occupational Therapists

Kaiser Permanente offers full-time, part-time, per diem, and in-house registry opportunities in a variety of practice settings, including home health, inpatient, and outpatient. Additional opportunities include occupational therapist, physical therapist, and licensed physical therapist assistant.

Respiratory Care

At Kaiser Permanente, Respiratory Care Practitioners are an integral part of our respected health care team. They are responsible for developing patient treatment plans and have the opportunity to work in a variety of exciting and challenging areas from adult critical care to cardiology to high-risk delivery. Our Respiratory Care Practitioners have the advantage of computerized state-of-the-art equipment, including life support systems, arterial blood gas analyzers, and non-invasive monitors.

Speech Pathology

Kaiser Permanente's speech pathologists provide direct patient care to members with communication and swallowing disorders by evaluating, diagnosing, developing, and implementing therapy and treatment programs.

Audiology

Our audiology professionals are a vital part of our rehab care team. They provide direction, counseling, and recommendations regarding the rehabilitation of hearing impaired patients.

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