LifeLong Medical Care

  • Occupational Therapist

    Job Locations US-CA-Novato
    Posted Date 3 days ago(7/19/2018 5:25 PM)
    ID
    2018-1723
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Healthcare
  • Overview

    Lifelong Medical Care is looking for an Occupational Therapist (OT) to work at our Marin Adult Day Health Center in Novato on a tempoary On Call/Per Diem basis. The position is non-benifited and will last at least 3 months and potentially up to 6 months. Ideally, the OT will work 1-2 times/week for a total of 6-10 hours/week. The OT assesses the functional capabilities of the Adult Day Health Care participants; provides and supervises individual treatment plans; acts as a consultant to ADHC staff; and is a member of the multidisciplinary team. The OT will report to the Program Director. 

    Responsibilities

    • Evaluate the participants' physical condition and functional status. Establish goals and set up treatment plans to administer occupational therapy. 
    • Provide occupational therapy; instruct and demonstrate to families and others the occupational therapy and rehabilitation procedures indicated by the participant's treatment plan. 
    • Develop a therapy maintenance program to fit the needs of ADHC participants; train the OT/PT aides to implement the program and bring identified change in participants condition to the attention of the nurse and program director; and train the registered nurse to supervise the implementation of the program by the aides on a daily basis. 
    • Record in participants' chart services given, maintain progress notes and schedule participants for further treatment. 
    • Meet all administrative requirements such as attending meetings, record keeping, etc. 
    • Conduct quarterly progress reports and six-month assessments for each ADHC participant who receives OT services. 
    • Train and provide on-going supervision to OT/PT aides. Coordinate evaluation of OT/PT aides with RN and Program Director. 
    • Monitor the effectiveness of therapy program. 
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • The Occupational Therapist must be a graduate of an Occupational Therapy curriculum accredited jointly by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association; be registered or eligible for registration by the American Occupational Therapy Association and be licensed as an Occupational Therapist in the State of California. One year experience working with frail seniors and experience working in a multi-disciplinary team is preferred. Must possess a current CPR and first aid card prior to or within six months of hire; and have a cleared TB test and health exam prior to or within seven days of hire.

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