Senior Occupational Therapist SH- Behavioral Health Center in Santa Clara

Full-time @Kaiser Permanente in Healthcare
  • Santa Clara, California View on Map
  • Apply Before : September 30, 2022

Job Description

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Position : Senior Occupational Therapist SH- Behavioral Health Center

Location :  Santa Clara, California

Job Type : Full-time

Job details:

Description: Job Summary:

Provides independent occupational therapy management of patients, under the direction of the Director of Rehabilitation or designee. Provides occupational therapy services in specialized patient care clinics, and assists in the development, implementation, and review of departmental patient care programs.

Essential Responsibilities:

Evaluates patients and 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 plan through direct treatment of the patient, delegates a portion of the treatment plan to appropriate supportive personnel, and coordinates the treatment program with other health care personnel as appropriate.
Provides advice and education to patient and family. Evaluates need for and trains patient/family in the use of special equipment or devices and adapts as necessary e.g., splints, slings, prosthesis, A.D.L equipment or refers to other disciplines as necessary for effective treatment.
Regularly reassesses clinical signs and symptoms to determine effectiveness of treatment, progress of patients towards goals, and 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. Participates in appropriate and approved educational and clinical research activities in occupational therapy. Participates in specialized patient care clinics outside the department.
Assists in the development, implementation, and review off departmental patient care programs. Performs other duties as needed in the areas of staff education, departmental operations, and departmental projects. Demonstrates on-going 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.

Basic Qualifications: Experience

Minimum two (2) years of experience as an occupational therapist required.
Education
Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy curriculum with a bachelors or masters degree with certification in occupational therapy or foreign-trained equivalent. License, Certification, Registration Occupational Therapist License (California) required at hire
National Provider Identifier required at hire
Basic Life Support required at hire
Additional Requirements:
Ability to perform both routine and complicated therapy under general supervision.Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment. Preferred Qualifications:
N/A

 

Other Details

Primary Location: California,Santa Clara,Santa Clara Behavioral Health Center

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1

Shift: Day
Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Working Hours Start: 08:30 AM

Working Hours End: 05:00 PM

Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-NCAL-04|NUE|Non Union Employee

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Department: Santa Clara Behavioral Health – Psych -Closed Unit 1 – 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.

 

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