Clinic Occupational Therapist

San Marcos, CA 92078

Posted: 05/22/2024 Industry: Occupational Therapist Job Number: 211

Job Description

Occupational Therapist (OT) - Join a Dynamic and Friendly Team!
Location: San Marcos, CA

Salary: $75,000 - $90,000 per year

Employment Type: Full-Time, Monday to Friday (days), No nights, weekends, or holidays.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Retirement plan with match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Continuing education
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays

Join a growing non-profit organization offering comprehensive care for the elderly in San Marcos, CA. The team is dedicated to providing high-quality health and support services that promote independence and dignity for seniors.

Why Work With Us?
  • Work/Life Balance: Enjoy a healthy balance with no on-call time, generous PTO, and 10 paid holidays.
  • Professional Development: Annual education allowance to support your growth and skillset expansion.
  • Collaborative Environment: Join a team where your contributions are valued.

Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Medical Director, you will provide occupational therapy services to program participants. You will work closely with an interdisciplinary team to assess and develop care plans, provide treatments, and support staff and family members in executing therapy programs.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Interdisciplinary Team Participation: Participate in team meetings, initial, semi-annual, unscheduled, and annual assessments; report changes in participants' status to appropriate staff daily.
  • Quality and Process Improvement: Involved in the development and implementation of QAPI (Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement) activities.
  • Screenings and Assessments: Perform intake screenings and comprehensive assessments at appropriate intervals, developing care plans for various settings, including homes, hospitals, and nursing facilities. Assessments include functional status, ADL (Activities of Daily Living) status, cognitive functioning, and home safety evaluations.
  • Treatment and Care Planning: Provide appropriate treatments, develop and supervise therapy programs, and delegate tasks to other staff when necessary. Ensure safety measures are in place.
  • Equipment and Training: Assess and order durable medical equipment, train and supervise staff on therapy programs, and educate on body mechanics and service availability.
  • Documentation and Compliance: Complete necessary documentation and reports, maintain participant confidentiality, and adhere to organizational policies and procedures.

  • Minimum of one year of experience working with a frail or elderly population.
  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from an accredited program.
  • Current OT license in California.
  • Valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and proof of auto insurance.
  • Successful completion of pre-employment screenings and COVID-19 vaccination.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to handle mental and emotional stress.
  • Independent and effective team player.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Flexible and resourceful.

Join our team and make a meaningful impact on the lives of seniors in our community!

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