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Providence Occupational Therapist - Home Health (Burbank/SF Valley) in North Hollywood, California

Description:

Providence is calling an Occupational Therapist (Full-Time/Day Shift) to Providence Saint Joseph Home Health. This position will see patients in the Burbank and San Fernando Valley areas.

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We are seeking an Occupational Therapist who will provide home health occupational therapy within the Occupational Therapy Professional Scope of Practice, to restore function and prevent disability following disease or injury; assists the patient in reaching maximum ability within the limits of his/her capabilities and the disease process.

In this position you will:

  • Evaluation of Patients:

  • Complete evaluation of patient in compliance with agency policy, law and regulation and within the Occupational Therapy Professional Scope of Practice

  • Assist the physician in evaluating level of function and in developing the plan of care. Evaluate the home environment and makes appropriate recommendations

  • Treatment of Patients:

  • Carry out patient care in compliance with agency policy, law and regulation, and within the Occupational Therapy Professional Scope of Practice as ordered by the attending physician, dentist or podiatrist

  • Reassessment of Patients:

  • Complete reassessment of patient in compliance with agency policy, law and regulation and within the Occupational Therapy Professional Scope of Practice.

  • Assist the physician in updating the plan of treatment

  • Provide Continuity of Care:

  • Ensure appropriate planning for patient discharge and referral to other services according to agency policy and in compliance with law and regulation

  • Advise, consult and, when appropriate, instruct family and other agency personnel in patient’s therapy programs

  • Communicate:

  • Communicate with Rehabilitation Coordinator and other health care professionals caring for the patient to ensure uninterrupted patient care

  • Observe records and report information on the patient’s condition to the attending physician and in the patient’s health record

  • Coordinate:

  • Attend patient care conferences to ensure coordination of the patients care with other disciplines caring for the patient

  • Leadership:

  • Supervise Home Health Aide when assigned

  • Documentation/Information Management:

  • Document all patient care according to agency policy

  • Ensure confidentiality of all patient information

  • Development:

  • Assume responsibility and accountability for own professional growth and practice that includes maintaining current licensure and completing all required in-service education

  • Attend all assigned staff development activities for department including a minimum attendance of 75% at all scheduled work time staff meetings

  • Participate in/conducts in-service education, as requested

  • Performance Improvement:

  • Participate as requested in agency Improving Organizational Performance activities

  • Promote use of the agency C.A.R.E. methodology in problem solving

  • Budgetary:

  • Follow Core Value for being Financial Prudent

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy, from an institution accredited by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

  • Current California Licensure as an Occupational Therapist

  • Valid driver’s license with no excessive violations or accidents

  • Maintaining the minimum state requirements for auto insurance

  • BLS certificate

  • One (1) year of experience in acute care, rehabilitation, or home care

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy, from an institution accredited by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

  • Home care experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 392-bed acute care facility founded over 75 years ago by the Sisters of Providence. Known for our state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, we provide the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities.

We provide many specialized services and treatment capabilities. Our Heart and Vascular center delivers care with one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers for heart attack victims. The Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, which supports our Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, continues to grow inpatient and outpatient programs addressing stroke, Parkinson’s, and brain tumors. Maternal Child Health Services, including a level 3 NICU, support whole family care with 24/7 on site labor support and community education. The Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology providers, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building. Our exceptional orthopedic program has recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. Our Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery. In the fall of 2022 we will open our brand new, state-of-the-art Emergency Department which will triple our capacity to care for the community in their time of greatest need.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Occupational Therapy

Location: California-Burbank

Other Location(s): California-Santa Clarita, California-San Fernando, California-North Hollywood, California-Valencia

Req ID: 347751