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Occupational Therapist

Primary Location Oakland, California Job Number 1094355 Date posted 08/02/2022
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Description:
Responsible for the occupational therapy of patients under the direction and supervision of the Rehabilitation Services.


UNAC/UHCP (United Nurses Association of California/Union of Health Care Professionals) is the collective bargaining representative of Rehab Services positions in Northern California effective 9/26/2021.





Essential Responsibilities:



  • 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.

  • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis.  At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status.  Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.



Notes:




  • Pediatric Outpatient and Inpatient care.  


Basic Qualifications:

 


Experience



  • N/A

     



Education



  • Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy curriculum with a bachelors or masters degree with certification in occupational therapy or foreign-trained equivalent by date of hire.

     



License, Certification, Registration



  • Occupational Therapist License (California) required at hire




  • Basic Life Support required at hire




  • National Provider Identifier required at hire

     



Additional Requirements:



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

     



Preferred Qualifications:



  • N/A


Primary Location: California,Oakland,Oakland Broadway Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 32 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 07:30 AM Working Hours End: 04:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-NCAL-04|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Oakland Hospital - Pediatrics-Rehab Services - 0206 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.