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Occupational Therapist - Hand Therapy

Primary Location Lancaster, California Job Number 1079268 Date posted 07/02/2022
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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.
- American Heart Association 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:
- N/A.
Primary Location: California,Lancaster,Antelope Valley Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B24|AFSCME|United Therapists of So Cal Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Antelope Valley Medical Office - Occupational Therapy-Reg Clin - 0806 Travel: No 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.