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1887747 Occupational Therapist Washington DC DC Continuum Medical Staffing

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Company Name: Continuum Medical Staffing
Recruiter Name: Lacey Gifford
Contact Phone: 520-305-2179

Job Title: Outpatient Occupational Therapist

(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Occupational Therapist - PURPOSE:
To be responsible for occupational therapy of patients management under the direction and supervision of the Rehabilitation Services Supervisor (PT-OT Supervisor).
In addition to defined technical requirements, accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors and principles defined by the Kaiser Permanente Service Quality Credo, the KP Mission as well as specific departmental|organizational initiatives. Also accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, and to purchasers, contracted providers and vendors.
1. Tests and evaluates the extent of a patient's disability to ensure proper treatment using various tests and procedures.
2. Plans therapy program, establishes treatment goals; and administers treatment to restore body
functions, strength, relieve pain, and prevent disability through the use of various therapeutic
techniques and procedures. This includes patients in establishing goals and obtains patient’s informed consent as necessary.
3. Provides patients and family members with treatment plan and instructions for home exercise programs and pain relief techniques.
4. Upgrades treatment plan and goals as patient progresses.
5. Regularly assesses clinical signs and symptoms to determine effectiveness of treatment, progress of patient towards goals, and the need for modifying goals and treatment.
6. Discharges patient from occupational therapy when the patient has received maximum benefit from occupational therapy.
7. Provides accurate and timely documentation of Occupational therapy management and patient management.
8. Maintains appropriate medical records, documentation for each patient including evaluation, treatment and progress.
9. Consults with medical providers regarding patient evaluation and treatment, progress of the patient, and discharge from treatment. Reviews patient records for current diagnosis, past medical history, precautions, and contraindications.
10. Maintains compliance with documentation standards of department and regulatory agencies.
11. Establishes safe work environment.
12. Maintains clinical competency and ethical standards as outlined in the guidelines of the APTA.
13. Maintains departmental supplies, equipment, and apparatus in clean, safe and functional condition.
14. Directs and instructs support personnel in performance of more routine procedures as requested.
15. Establishes and maintains courteous, cooperative relations with the public patients and other personnel.
16. Provides triage Occupational Therapy services by providing advice and care either by means of phone triage and|or 1st Contact OT.
17. Provides input and|or assistance to Senior Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapy Supervisor in the development of new classes, services, member and provider education, development of handouts, and other related services.
18. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required skills and minimum years of experience:
2 years recent outpatient clinical experience

Specific licensures and certifications|registrations required:
BLS - Must be AHA, OT state license

Shift or schedule requirements:
8-10 hour shifts, Monday thru Friday
Lacey Gifford | Continuum Physician Recruiting and Continuum Medical Staffing | Ph: 520-305-2179 | Email: FOC


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