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On-Call Occupational Therapist

Location: Wailuku, HI Additional Locations:
Job Number: 670016 Date posted: 03/06/2018

Assists with planning, coordinating, implementing and directing Occupational Therapy services for inpatients and outpatients. Evaluates patients referred for Occupational Therapy service. Develops and implements appropriate treatment plans based on evaluation.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assists in planning, development and implementation of full array of occupational therapy services.

  • Assists in developing, initiating and providing in-service training to other professionals and nursing staff, including residents and students.

  • Works with other healthcare professionals to create comprehensive approach to evaluation and recommendation of developmental and psychosocial problems of inpatients referred for care.

  • Recommends equipment and supply requirements.

  • Participates in departmental quality assurance program.

  • Provides evaluation of upper extremity muscle function and strength, joint motion and function, nerve function, A.D.L. skills, sensory motor integration evaluation, psychosocial development, levels of motor development and reflex function when requested by attending physician for both inpatients and outpatients.

  • Administers occupational therapy treatments based on neurophysiological principles and habilitation and rehabilitation techniques, which might include neurodevelopmental therapy, therapeutic exercises, neuromuscular facilitation, muscle reeducation, sensory motor training, and activities of daily living.

  • Maintains clinical records of all patient care activities.

  • Writes report of initial assessment of each patient and develops objectives and treatment plans for each patient. Plans according to patient's level of functioning.

  • Participates in family conferences to facilitate understanding of patient treatment goals and support family in their participation with patient's care. Provides orientation of Occupational Therapy Services for families and visitors as needed.

  • Participates in discharge planning and assists in making referrals to community agencies. Documents discharge plans and communicates to appropriate parties.

  • Educates patients about their disabilities and provides instructions or follow-up program.

  • Coordinates to assure adaptability of occupational roles in home, work, play and when appropriate, Provides site visits.

  • Demonstrates working knowledge and appropriate application of CPT-4 codes for all services provided. Keeps abreast of coding modifications and/or definitions.

  • Basic Qualifications:


  • N/A.

  • Education

  • Bachelor's degree in occupational therapy approved by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of AMA OR four (4) years experience in a directly related area.

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • Valid Hawaii Occupational Therapist license (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State licensure).

  • Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification.

  • Certified Occupational Therapist (OT) by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) or Certified Occupational Therapist Registered (OTR) by the National Board in Certified Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

  • National Provider Identifier (NPI) and Taxonomy code required at time of hire.

  • Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in adaptability, conflict resolution, creativity/innovation, decision making, customer service, group process facilitation, influence/negotiation, interpersonal relations, oral communication, problem solving, systems thinking, teamwork, and written communication.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years working in acute care and/or physical rehabilitation setting.

  • Experience with Industrial and post-op hand surgery patients.
  • Primary Location: Hawaii,Wailuku,Memorial - Kahului Tower 221 Mahalani St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: S03 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Rehab Services Department: Rehabilitatn Therapy-Acute I/P 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.

    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.

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