Experience:
5+ years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
8/10/2017
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Occupational Therapist
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U.S. Healthworks | San Diego, CA
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Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Ensure delivery of high quality patient care services.
* Perform direct patient care, including evaluation of muscle, skeletal, neurological and other physical problems.
* Support and encourage multidisciplinary coordination of treatment.
* Ensure proper documentation of patient care.
* Maintain professional standards through compliance with quality assurance policies/ procedures as well as applicable regulations and corporate policies.
* Implement effective communication with own and other departments' staff, with medical staff and patients to ensure coordinated efforts and provision of high quality service and optimal patient care.
* Demonstrate effective problem-solving and conflict-resolution abilities.
* Inform Center Manager/ Supervisor of department problems, needs and solutions in a timely manner.
* Plan, design, implement and interpret specific occupational therapy treatment programs for patients to facilitate the patient's recovery and attainment of maximum physical potential.
* Educate patients in the proper care and use of splints and performance of exercise programs.
* Perform or delegate patient treatment to include modalities, therapeutic exercises, and fabrication of custom splinting.
* Follow appropriate documentation and reporting procedures.
* Secure prescription for each patient treated.
* Work closely with the referring physician to ensure comprehensive delivery of services and quality patient care.
* Assist marketing staff with tours as necessary.
* Take all necessary precautions to protect center assets and property against loss or waste through negligence or dishonesty.
* Participate in professional development by attending center meetings and outside educational seminars.
* Travels to local centers to provide coverage to accommodate patient volumes.
* Knowledge of the principles, practices, standards and techniques of occupational therapy.
* Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations and procedures to administer patient care.
* Knowledge of use and maintenance of occupational therapy equipment and instruments to administer patient care.
* Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work medical environment.
* Skill in developing and maintaining patient care records and writing reports.
* Skill in time management, planning and workload control.
* Skill in identifying problems and recommending solutions.
* Skill in developing and maintaining medical quality assurance and quality control standards.
* Skill in establishing and maintaining effective communication and working relationships with Management, patients, medical staff and the general public.
* Good telephone manners and etiquette.
* Detail oriented and organized.
* Excellent people skills. Ability to motivate and work effectively with others.

EDUCATION

Degree from an AOTA approved school of occupational therapy and approved by the Occupational Therapy Examining Committee of the State.

EXPERIENCE

New graduate to five years of clinical experience in multiple clinical settings. Emphasis in orthopedics, upper extremity injuries and fabrication of custom splinting.

LICENSE

Current license as an Occupational Therapist in the State and in good standing with the health professions bureau.

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About U.S. Healthworks

U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group is a leading national provider of occupational medicine and urgent care services. Operating over 200 locations in 20 states with nearly 4,000 associates, including over 1,200 providers; U.S. HealthWorks serves thousands of patients each day.