OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Salary: 90000 - 140000

Location: Palm Desert, CA

Posted: July 18 2024

Minimum Degree:

Relocation Assistance: Available

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
Palm Desert, CA
$85-140K+ Full Benefits + Paid Relocation + Sign On Bonus

The Occupational Therapist focuses on coordinating and providing restorative and rehabilitative occupational therapy services to participants at the Center and at home. Alongside the Primary Care Physician, rehabilitation team, and other IDT members, the Occupational Therapist works to maximize participant independence and safety, and develop or restore function.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Conduct Occupational Therapy assessments to define the Occupational Therapy care needs, preferences and goals of the participants and actively participate in IDT meetings to develop participant care plans
  • Deliver and document Occupational Therapy interventions in accordance with physician orders and/or as agreed upon in the participants’ care plans including but not limited to the use of devices, techniques, and activities to promote muscle re-education, perceptual-motor and cognitive function, balance, endurance, and other factors affecting the level of independence in performing ADLs
  • Supervise the Therapy Assistants including providing training, instruction and guidance needed to implement Functional Maintenance Programs (FMP)
  • Provide training and instructions to staff, participants, and caregivers/families in areas of Occupational Therapy in which they may work with participants
  • Work with the other members of the IDT to support smooth care transitions between settings (e.g., hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home, etc) and participate in end-of-life care coordination and support

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from Accredited Program AOTA & ACOTE standards
  • Two (2) years of occupational therapy experience in a clinical setting with a frail or elderly population
  • Two (2) years of supervisory experience with demonstrated ability to mentor and develop team members preferred
  • Registration from National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
  • Licensed and/or eligible for Licensure as required in the state of employment

Benefits :
Apply your clinical expertise in new ways as we rapidly expand. You will have the opportunity to design the way we work in the context of an encouraging and loving environment where every person feels uniquely cared for.

  • Medical insurance coverage (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Work/life balance - We mean it! 17 days of personal time off (PTO), 12 holidays observed annually and sick time
  • 401 K savings + match
  • Total compensation includes base, bonus, and equity
  • And additional benefits

 

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