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OTR - OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST SNF
Ref No.: 18-00148
Location: Manteca, California
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date / End Date: 01/05/2018 to 05/31/2018

Occupational Therapist – Full Time SNF
Level: Experienced
Job Location: Manteca, CA
Education Level: Occupational Therapist License
Job Category: Health Care SNF
Please call 408-439-9341 or email resume to crodriguez@uhcstaffing.com
United Health Care Staffing is proud to be recognized as one of the nation’s leading staffing services companies. For more than 10 years, we’ve been working closely with rehabilitation, nursing, allied health and other healthcare clinicians helping them achieve their goals through innovative therapy and wellness programs. We assist in finding great jobs for healthcare workers and promoting their careers. Our staffing help will elevate your career as a therapist, helping you fulfill your own potential.
If you’re interested in joining a company that is excited about helping others — and is dedicated to your professional growth — look no further than United Health Care Staffing!
We are currently looking for an Occupational Therapist - OT to improve the lives of the people we serve through compassion and innovation in healthcare.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Evaluates patient's functional status (muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, self-care ability, work capacity, etc.). Evaluates home environment for hazards or barriers to more independent living. Identifies equipment needs. Participates in the development of the total plan of care.
  • For patients who plan to return to work, the occupational therapist may perform work capacity evaluation and may refer to specialized vocational training in accordance with Organization policy.
  • Develops treatment program and establishes goals for improved function. Communicates plan of care to referring physician and other Organization professionals.
  • May teach new skills or retrain patient in once familiar daily activities that have been lost due to illness or injury, in accordance with Organization policy.
  • May fabricate splints and instruct patient in the use of various types of adaptive equipment to improve function.
  • May train patient in the use of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices.
  • Maintains appropriate clinical records, clinical notes, and reports to the physician any changes in the patient's condition, then submits the records in accordance with Organization policy.
  • Maintains contact/communication with other personnel involved in the patient's care to promote coordinated, efficient care.
  • Attends and contributes to in-services, case conferences, and other meetings as required by Organization policy to ensure coordinated and comprehensive plans of care for the patients of the Organization.
  • Identifies patient and family/caregiver needs for other home health services and refers as appropriate.
  • Instructs patient's family/caregiver and other Organization health care personnel in patient's treatment regime when indicated and appropriate.
  • Supervises Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants according to organization policy and state regulations.
  • When therapy is the only skilled service, instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care every two (2) weeks.
  • Participates in discharge planning for the patient.
 
The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.
 
Qualifications
  • Graduate of an occupational therapy curriculum accredited jointly by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Registered with the National Registration Examination of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Two years of clinical experience as an Occupational Therapist.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
  • Possesses and maintains current American Heart Association (AHA) approved CPR certification.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured and in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.
Medical Requirements
  • Current Tuberculosis (TB) Test or Chest X-ray (Within the last 12 months)
  • Titers for: Varicella (Chickenpox), MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella), and Hepatitis B. A titer is a blood test that checks your immune status to vaccinations (immunizations) you may have received in the past.
  • Proof of Vaccination for Adult Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis)
  • Proof of Physical exam (Within the last 12 months)
 
 
United Health Care Staffing Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




KEYWORDS:
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT, COTA, OT, OTR, L-COTA, COTA-L OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, OT, SNF, HOSPITAL, COTA.