Sutter Health Occupational Therapist in Los Gatos, California
The Occupational Therapist, under general supervision, evaluates and treats patients using purposeful activity to promote health and achieve functional outcome. Achieving functional outcomes means to develop, improve, or restore the highest possible level of independence of any individual who is limited by a physical injury or illness, a dysfunctional condition, a cognitive impairment, a psychological dysfunction, a mental illness or learning disability or an adverse environmental condition.
Evaluates the patient's funcational level of activities using standardized or non-standardized tests and observations and reviewing the patient's medical history including the physician's diagnosis and presciptions.
Establishes short and long term goals based on the therapist's evaluations and the goals for the patient and the family, then established a plan of treatment in a timely manner. Discusses goals of treatment, methods of treatment, and eventually outcomes with patients.
MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Education, including Licensure / Certification / Registration
Current license as an Occupational Therapist required
Minimum of AA degree required
Current, certified NBCOT (National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy) required
Meets states regulatory requirements required
Current AHA BLS/CPR certification required
- Hand experience preferred
Organization: Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Employee Status: Regular
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: Saturday
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80
Applications Accepted: All Applications Accepted
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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