Occupational Therapist - Rehabilitation Services
Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Mission Viejo
Posted on: August 5, 2022
We are looking for an Occupational Therapist for the Rehabilitation
Services Department at Mission Hospital Regional Medical
Location: Mission Viejo, CA
Work Schedule: On Call/ Per Diem
Shift: 8-hour, Days
Provides direct patient care services in all assigned areas that
includes evaluation, assessment, treatment planning based on the
functional needs of the patients, program development, evaluation
of the response to care, and readjustment of the treatment plan as
required. Plans and provides patient, family, peer education and
coordinates services with other health cares professionals
including interaction with physicians responsible for the care of
the patient. Follows an individualized performance development plan
to maintain current knowledge and be competent in critical areas
and support program components. Promote hospital goals and
- Evaluation/Assessment: Performs specialized/diagnoses specific
evaluation and reassessment of patients related to movement
dysfunctions with various diagnoses as applicable to the program
assigned. Demonstrates the ability to collect and analyze data from
various sources including soliciting information from patient and
family to determine their needs and expectations.
- Interventions: Performs specialized/diagnoses specific
interventions which are skilled, creative, purposeful and evidence
based. Includes patient/family education to promote improvement in
the patient's functional status.
- Care Planning: Establishes functional goals that are specific,
measurable, attainable, realistic, contextually relevant and
timely. These goals will incorporate the patient's and/or family
needs. Demonstrates the ability to make appropriate and specialized
recommendations and/or referrals to facilitate a smooth transition
to the next level of care.
- Information Management: Documents all required elements using
succinct, skilled appropriate terminology according to program and
professional standards. Utilizes critical thinking and data
analysis to promote improved functional outcomes. Demonstrates the
ability to clearly document the need for skilled services. The
billing is completed correctly, in a timely manner using proper
billing codes on a daily basis. Completes accurate self billing
- Communication/Collaboration: Demonstrates the ability to
effectively utilize support personnel through appropriate
instruction, direction and monitoring of assigned tasks to ensure
quality of care. Actively collaborates in problem solving, sharing
information and contributing with other healthcare workers in the
design and implementation of patient centered care.
- Time Management: Organizes and prioritizes the daily schedule
in the time allotted to ensure all requirements of the day are
completed in a timely manner. Meets departmental productivity
standards. Floats to varied departments as required by patient care
needs. Promotes stewardship through appropriate resource
- Department Program/Support: Demonstrates the ability to assist
with program support, researching information and problem solving
solutions within the department. Actively supports new task forces
to improve quality of patient care. Attends assigned
meetings/committees with active participation and proactive
dissemination of information as appropriate.
- Professional Development: Maintains knowledge of current trends
and developments in the field by reading literature, attending
related seminars and/or on-line courses; presenting newly acquired
knowledge or information to co-workers.
- Good interpersonal and written communication skills in order to
communicate effectively with patients, patients' families,
colleagues, management and physicians.
- Knowledge of professional code of ethics and laws governing the
practice of occupational therapy in California.
- Ability to supervise certified / licensed assistants and Rehab
- Good time management skills.
- Ability to demonstrate proper body mechanics of lifting,
carrying, push/pull techniques to move patients and equipment.
- Proficient in required competencies upon completion of
orientation, as listed on the competency inventory.
- Good familiarity in the use of medical terminology.
- Ability to apply principles of logical and scientific thinking
to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid
conclusions, while dealing with several abstract variables and
- Knowledge of upper level mathematics, algebraic applications
and statistical components.
- Knowledge of clinical, psychological and medical rationale for
treatment protocols to work with patients of all ages.
- Competence in computers and computer applications.
- Knowledge of JCAHO, CARF, and Title XXII standards.
Minimum Position Requirements:
Education: Education to meet certification, license or registration
- Current and valid California Occupational Therapy License.
- Current Healthcare provider BLS (AHA) certification.
Preferred Position Qualifications:
Experience: 1 year experience as a practicing therapist.
Licenses/Certifications: AOTA/OTAC member.
Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a
text message with additional questions from our Modern Hire
At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care
for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means
that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your
career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide
best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where
diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and
respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve
in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health
and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico,
Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care
organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices
and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor
Requsition ID: SR353055
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Rehabilitation
Job Function: Clinical Care
Career Track: Clinical Professional
Department: 7500 MH REHAB SERV
Address: CA Mission Viejo 27700 Medical Ctr Rd
Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence
does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender,
disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed,
national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation,
marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited
by local, state, or federal law.
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