Kaiser Permanente Occupational Therapist - Inpatient in Walnut Creek, California
Responsible for the occupational therapy of patients under the direction and supervision of the Rehabilitation Services.
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.
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- Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy curriculum with a bachelor's or master's degree with certification in occupational therapy or foreign-trained equivalent by date of hire.
License, Certification, Registration
Licensure to practice occupational therapy by the State of California by date of hire.
Obtain BLS prior to employment start date.
Must have a Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Prefer acute care and/or acute rehab experience.
Experience evaluating and treating Neurological and Critical Care patient populations.
TITLE: Occupational Therapist - Inpatient
LOCATION: Walnut Creek, California
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, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
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