Occupational Therapist - Full Time
Occupational Therapist - Full TimeRehabilitation $44.00 - $50.00
We value our employees! We offer long term employment opportunities with job stability, including supporting and encouraging career growth advancement. We offer Health, Dental and Vision insurance, Paid Time Off, 9 Paid Holidays, 403(b) with Matching Retirement Plan, Life insurance (paid by the company) and a team spirit workplace culture!
Candidates should be aware that Los Angeles Jewish Health (LAJH) currently maintains a policy requiring employees to be fully vaccinated. New LAJH employees should be fully vaccinated (i.e., two weeks after last dose) by their start date. LAJH is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.
The Occupational Therapist’s responsibilities are but not limited to:
•Under a physician’s orders, screens and evaluates resident/ patient and develops appropriate care plan.
•Assists resident / patients in performing activities of daily living which may include dressing, cooking, and eating.
•Instructs residents, families and caregivers in the use of adaptive equipment such as wheelchairs, splints, and aids for eating and dressing.
•Maintains patient records in an accurate and timely manner.
•Devises special tools and treatments for the specific needs of patients.
•Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
Experience and Skills:
•Certified or registered by the NCBOT.
•Licensed in Occupational Therapy (if required by state law).
•One (1) year of clinical experience preferred.
May supervise COTAs, Rehab Aides, or provisional licensed occupational therapists per state practice guidelines.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
Shift work may be required. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, talk and hear. Employee will occasionally assist to lift and/or transfer patients weighing between 100 to 250 pounds. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance with applicable law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.