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Occupational Therapist

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Antioch
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Responsible for the occupational therapy of patients under the direction and supervision of the Rehabilitation Services.
UNAC/UHCP (United Nurses Association of California/Union of Health Care Professionals) is the collective bargaining representative of Rehab Services positions in Northern California effective 9/26/2021.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • 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:

    • N/A


      • Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy curriculum with a bachelors or masters degree with certification in occupational therapy or foreign-trained equivalent by date of hire.

        License, Certification, Registration

        • Occupational Therapist License (California) required at hire

          • Basic Life Support required at hire

            • National Provider Identifier required at hire

              Additional Requirements:

              • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

                Preferred Qualifications:

                • Acute Care Experience is Preferred.
                  PrimaryLocation : California,Antioch,Antioch Deer Valley Medical Offices
                  HoursPerWeek : 24
                  Shift : Day
                  Workdays : Sat, Sun, Mon
                  WorkingHoursStart : 08:00 AM
                  WorkingHoursEnd : 04:30 PM
                  Job Schedule : Part-time
                  Job Type : Standard
                  Employee Status : Regular
                  Employee Group/Union Affiliation : NUE-NCAL-04-NUE-Non Union Employee
                  Job Level : Individual Contributor
                  Job Category : Rehab Services
                  Department : Antioch Hospital - Physical Therapy-Inpatient - 0206
                  Travel : Yes, 20 % 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.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Antioch , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Antioch, California

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