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Occupational Therapist (Home Health)

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by Marian Regional Medical Center

Santa Maria, CA 93454
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Overview

Marian Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Maria, California, is a technologically advanced, 191-bed facility that provides safe, quality care to the communities it serves. Marian has been a recipient of the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence for four consecutive years, and was also named among the Top 10% in the Nation for Critical Care by Healthgrades. Marian is designated a STEMI Receiving Center in Santa Barbara County, and is designated a Level III Trauma Center by Santa Barbara County's Emergency Medical Services Agency. The facility has achieved prestigious designation as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission for advanced, comprehensive care for stroke patients. Our cancer care program is accredited as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer, and is one of only three programs between Los Angeles and San Francisco to receive an Outstanding Achievement Award. The campus houses the most comprehensive perinatology/ neonatology program on the Central Coast, providing specialized care to the tiniest of patients. Marian is a member of Dignity Health Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA, St. John's Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, CA, and St. John's Pleasant Valley in Camarillo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services including primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities. Learn more at

Responsibilities

About This Position
In keeping with the Agency/Hospice healthcare philosophy, the Occupational Therapist performs all phases of occupational therapy evaluation, treatment planning, treatment and documentation, and performs other tasks related to quality of care and effective department function. Performs such typical distinguishing duties as: evaluating patients; participating in the treatment program planning; administering occupational therapy modalities, procedures and tests; documenting accurate patient records and progress notes; maintaining appropriate oral or written contact with the referring physician and co-workers. Ensures a clean and safe work environment by being alert for unsafe conditions and malfunctioning equipment and using appropriate procedures for their correction; supervises aides in the participation in the overall treatment program. Assists DPCS, Hospice Supervisor, and QI Coordinator with QI as required. Performs other related duties, such as participating in all departmental functions and activities as required, including in-service education, clerical and other tasks relevant to effective department function as necessary.

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Qualifications
Selection Criteria:
  • Two years previous experience as an occupational therapist preferred but not required; previous hand therapy experience preferred but not required
  • Graduate of an accredited school of occupational therapy (accredited jointly by AOTA and by the Council on Medical Education of the AMA)
  • Completion of Hospice Orientation Program
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, clearly, concisely, and accurately; possesses good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of the principles, techniques, and procedures within the scope of their practice as an Occupational Therapist
  • Demonstrates ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently
  • Demonstrates ability to function in a team environment, collaborating with other patient-care team members, physicians, and patients and their families
  • Ability to teach techniques and procedures of physical therapy to patients and their caregivers
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Member of Occupational Therapists Association of California (OTAC)
  • CPR certification
  • California drivers license and automobile liability insurance
  • Contractors will also provide proof of professional liability, annual PPD and physical exam


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Reference: 568506200

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