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Occupational Therapist

Location: San Diego, CA Job Number: 921772 Date posted: 11/19/2020

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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:
Experience
- N/A.
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
- 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,San Diego,Kearny Mesa Rehab Center 4510 Viewridge Ave. Additional Locations: El Cajon Medical Offices 250 Travelodge Dr., 250 Travelodge Dr., El Cajon,California, 92020
Otay Mesa Medical Offices 4650 Palm Ave., 4650 Palm Ave., San Diego,California, 92154
San Diego Medical Center 4647 Zion Ave., 4647 Zion Ave., San Diego,California, 92120
San Marcos Medical Offices 1 400 Craven Rd., 400 Craven Rd., San Marcos,California, 92069
Garfield Specialty Care 5893 Copley Dr., 5893 Copley Dr., San Diego,California, 92111
San Diego Medical Center 9455 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, 9455 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego,California, 92123
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, 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 Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Travel: Yes, 50 % 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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