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Occupational Therapist

Company: Eskaton Care Center Fair Oaks
Location: Fair Oaks
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Eskaton is a nonprofit senior services provider serving Northern California's older adults for over 50 years. With over 2,000 employees and 36+ properties in Northern California, Eskaton is a great company to join and build a solid career with.Certified in 2022 as "A Great Place to Work," Eskaton genuinely cares about the financial security, health and well-being of their staff members. In addition to competitive pay and comprehensive benefits that include a company-funded retirement program, Eskaton employees appreciate knowing their work makes a real difference in the community and in the lives they touch.Position Summary:The Occupational Therapist provides direct patient care and supports activities which build and maintain an Eskaton Rehab Center of Excellence. Aids in the restoration and enhancement of independent function in those individuals whose independent living status has been compromised by illness and/or injury.Position Responsibilities include:

  • Provides patient evaluations and sets appropriate goals and treatment plans.
  • Provides patient treatments which meet patient needs and uses current treatment knowledge in accordance with Eskaton Rehab Services clinical procedures.
  • Adjusts patient treatment goals and plan of care as needed.
  • Oversees/supervises Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants in implementation of appropriate interventions in accordance with plan of care.
  • Writes accurate, complete, and clear documentation in accordance with Eskaton Rehab Services, regulatory, licensing, payor, and accrediting requirements.
  • Consistently demonstrates Eskaton Rehab Services Interdisciplinary approach to patient care.
  • Contributes to professional development of self and others.
  • Assists in building and maintaining Eskaton Rehab Services' reputation as a Rehab Center of Excellence by contribution as a professional member of staff.
  • Communicates effectively with discharge planners, physicians, nursing staff and interdisciplinary team regarding patient care.
  • Interacts with peer therapists at local acute hospitals and other environments, if appropriate.
  • Maintains professional development in areas of clinical expertise through continuing education seminars, professional journals, and peers.
    QualificationsEducation:Bachelors or Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited university. Current Occupational Therapist Registration/State licensure as required. Current CPR certification preferred. Some communities may require a current state driver's license.Training and Experience:Two to three years experience in a skilled nursing community rehab environment preferred. Experience in adult neurologic, cardiac, and/or general rehabilitation is preferred. Rehab experience required.Job Knowledge:Must have knowledge in occupational therapy evaluations and treatments. Must have an understanding of the principles of physical modalities employed in Occupational Therapy. Knowledge of the use of prosthetic devices, ambulatory aides, assistive and resistive devices, and training. Knowledge of medical terminology. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.The final candidate must successfully pass Eskaton's post offer, pre-employment testing which includes a criminal background check, drug test, COVID test, TB screen test and health screen.Eskaton is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Eskaton Care Center Fair Oaks, Sacramento , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Fair Oaks, California

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