Senior Occupational Therapist
Company: Kaiser Permanente
Posted on: June 22, 2022
**UNAC has been recognized as the collective bargaining
representative for this position. Kaiser Permanente and UNAC will
bargain to establish contractual terms covering this position.
Until such time as bargaining is completed, this position is not
covered under the terms of any existing collective bargaining
agreements between Kaiser Permanente and UNAC.*
Provides independent occupational therapy management of patients,
under the direction of the Director of Rehabilitation or designee.
Provides occupational therapy services in specialized patient care
clinics, and assists in the development, implementation, and review
of departmental patient care programs.
- Evaluates patients and 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 plan through direct treatment of the patient,
delegates a portion of the treatment plan to appropriate supportive
personnel, and coordinates the treatment program with other health
care personnel as appropriate.
- Provides advice and education to patient and family. Evaluates
need for and trains patient/family in the use of special equipment
or devices and adapts as necessary e.g., splints, slings,
prosthesis, A.D.L equipment or refers to other disciplines as
necessary for effective treatment. Regularly reassesses clinical
signs and symptoms to determine effectiveness of treatment,
progress of patients towards goals, and 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.
- Participates in appropriate and approved educational and
clinical research activities in occupational therapy. Participates
in specialized patient care clinics outside the department. Assists
in the development, implementation, and review off departmental
patient care programs. Performs other duties as needed in the areas
of staff education, departmental operations, and departmental
projects. Demonstrates on-going 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.
- Minimum two (2) years of experience as an occupational
- 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,
- Licensure to practice occupational therapy by the State of
California by date of hire.
- Obtain BLS prior to employment start date.
- Must have a Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI,
prior to employment start date.
- Ability to perform both routine and complicated therapy under
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership
PrimaryLocation : California,Fresno,Fresno Hospital Ancillary -
HoursPerWeek : 1
Shift : Day
Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
WorkingHoursStart : 12:00 AM
WorkingHoursEnd : 11:59 PM
Job Schedule : Call-in/On-Call
Job Type : Standard
Employee Status : Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation : NUE-NCAL-04-NUE-Non Union
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Job Category : Rehab Services
Department : Fresno Sequoia Hospital - Physical Therapy - 0206
Travel : Yes, 50 % 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.
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