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Occupational Therapist - Per Diem

Location: Los Angeles, California;

Job ID : 2884749

Description

Responsible for the occupational therapy of patients under the direction and supervision of the Rehabilitation Services.

Essential Functions:
- 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.
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications:
Education
- Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy curriculum with a Bachelor's or Master's degree with certification in occupational therapy or foreign-trained equivalent.
License, Certification, Registration
- Licensure to practice occupational therapy by the State of California.
- American Heart Association approved BLS.
- National Provider Identifier (NPI) required as of May 23, 2007.

Additional Requirements:
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
- At least 1 year inpatient or general acute hospital experience preferred.
- CHT or advanced practice preferred.

Notes:
- Some weekends required.
- Occasional travel to outlying clinics including Pasadena, Glendale, Downtown or East LA based on operational need.



Primary Location:California,Los Angeles,Los Angeles Medical Center 4867 W. Sunset Blvd.

Scheduled Hours (1-40):0

Shift:Day

Working Days:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Schedule:Per Diem

Job Type:Standard

Employee Status:Regular

Employee Group:UTSC / United Therapists of SoCal

Job Level:Individual Contributor

Job:Rehab Services

Public Department Name:Occupational Therapy

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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