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Employment Type:
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Job Category:
Occupational Therapy
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Job Description

Job Summary

Evaluates and conducts medically prescribed occupational therapy treatment programs in applicable care setting (hospital, ambulatory, inpatient rehabilitation unit, skilled nursing, home health, psychiatric care facility, senior care program). Supervises physical therapy assistants and aides in performing treatment. Supervises students.

Principal Accountabilities

Assures efficient management of work processes.

Completes post-intervention activities: session closure, documentation, communication, charge capture.

Prepares for therapeutic intervention.

Provides initial evaluation of patient's abilities and designs appropriate intervention plans.

Treats patients with therapeutic procedures, modalities and or equipment to improve function.


Education/ Knowledge, including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration

Current state licensure as an occupational therapist., Will consider license applicants. BLS provider. Requires valid driver license for home health care setting.

Graduate of an accredited occupational program: baccalaureate, master's or doctorate degree in occupational therapy.


Previous experience in physical disabilities and rehabilitation is desirable.


Requires critical thinking, complex problem solving, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a demanding environment balancing multiple priorities and take appropriate actions. Computer proficiency in word processing/typing, basic application and hardware functions required for applicable care setting.

About Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

Sutter Health is one of the nation's leading not-for-profit networks of community-based health care providers, delivering high-quality care in more than 100 Northern California communities. It is the regional leader in infant deliveries, neonatology, orthopedics, pediatrics and cancer care services. Sutter Health supports more than two dozen locally run acute care hospitals as well as physician organizations; medical research facilities; region-wide home health, hospice and occupational health networks; and long-term care centers.