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Occupational Therapist - Rehabilitation Services

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Mission Viejo
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description We are looking for an Occupational Therapist for the Rehabilitation Services Department at Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center. Location: Mission Viejo, CA Work Schedule: On Call/ Per Diem Shift: 8-hour, Days Job Summary: 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 objectives. Essential Functions:

  • 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 sheets/audits daily.
  • 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 management.
  • 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. Skills:
    • 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 Aides.
    • 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 concrete variables.
    • 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.
    • Multi-lingual.
    • 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 requirement. Licenses/Certifications:
      • 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 system. About Providence 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 and vulnerable. Requsition ID: SR353055 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Rehabilitation Job Function: Clinical Care Schedule: Per-Diem Shift: Day 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.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Mission Viejo , Occupational Therapist - Rehabilitation Services, Healthcare , Mission Viejo, California

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