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Travel Occupational Therapist - $2,456 per week, Days

Company: Quality Nurses
Location: Placentia
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Quality Nurses is seeking a travel Occupational Therapist for a travel job in Placentia, California.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Occupational Therapist
  • Discipline: Therapy
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 9 hours, days
  • Employment Type: TravelAs travel nurses ourselves, we understand all the reasons to avoid taking an assignment with an agency you've never worked with before. We want to reward you for giving us a chance, so when you sign for your first assignment (of 13 weeks or more) with us from now until August 31st we will include a $1,000 bonus on your first paycheck.Job Summary
    The Occupational Therapist Evaluates Patients, Plans, And Implements Patient Treatment, Plans, And Coordinates Patient Discharge, And Prepares Detailed Progress Reports And Appropriate Patient Documentation. Treatments Will Include Training In Daily Living Activities, Functional Skills, Motor Development, Compensation Techniques Use Of Adaptive Equipment And Splinting. The Occupational Therapist Will Also Test And Evaluate Patients Physical And Mental Abilities Analyzing ilitation Goals And Consult With The Team In Order To Coordinate The Most Effective Occupational Therapy Program.

    Responsibilities And Duties
    Essential Responsibilities And Expectations

    Evaluate Patients Promptly, And Within Facility Policy And Expectations, Upon Receiving Physician Referral For Treatment.
    Develop Effective Treatment Plans.
    Obtain Approval For Services From Referring Physician.
    Treat Patients According To Treatment Plan Approved By Physician.
    Provide Differential Diagnoses For Patients With Functional Disorders.
    Create Written Reports For Both The Facility And Patients Respective Physicians.
    Establish And Carry Out Treatment Programs On The Basis Of Diagnostic Information Available.
    Ensure Treatment Programs Meet Patients Daily Living Needs.
    Educate The Patient, Family, And Appropriate Restorative Personnel On The Specific Disorders Affecting The Patient To Facilitate Patient Treatment And Recovery While At The Facility.
    Consult With And Regularly Update The Other Members Of The ilitation Team And Nursing Staff On The Patients Treatment Plan, Progress, And Prognosis.
    Maintain Strong Professional Relationships And Good Rapport With All Significant Administrative And Restorative Nursing Personnel In The Facility.
    Assure All Required Written Patient Documentation And Company Paperwork Are Completed Appropriately And Submitted On A Timely Basis.
    Submit All Billing Logs And Necessary Information On A Timely Basis.
    Report Any Problem Areas/Equipment Within Each Facility To The Appropriate Supervisor Immediately.
    Able To Supervise Up To Two Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants.
    Able To Report To Work Regularly And On-Time.
    Comply With State Licensing Board Of California, Title 22, CMS, And California Labor Board Guidelines
    Comply With Company And Facility Rules, Policies, And Procedures.
    Comply With All Applicable Safety Rules, Policies, And Procedures.
    Additional Responsibilities And Expectations

    Provide Necessary Training And Guidance To Student Interns As Assigned, Including:
    Supervising Students During The Internship.
    Providing Clearly Defined, Career-Related (I.E., Non-Clerical) Responsibilities And Tasks In Accordance With The Students Academic Programs.
    Informing Student Interns About And Ensuring Their Compliance With Company, Facility, State, And Federal Guidelines, And
    Completing Any Paperwork Required By The Company Or The Students Academic Program.
    Assume Other Duties As Assigned.
    Physical And Mental Requirements
    These Physical And Mental Demands Are Representative Of The Physical Requirements Necessary For An Employee To Successfully Perform The Essential Functions Of The Occupational Therapist. Reasonable Accommodation Can Be Made To Enable People With Disabilities To Perform The Described Essential Functions Of The Occupational Therapist.

    Ability To Travel, As Required.
    See Projects Through To Completion.
    Ability To Bend, Reach, Squat, Move As Required By Patient Treatment Plans.
    Ability To Transfer Or Assist In Transfer Of Up To 100 Lbs.
    Ability To Stand And/Or Work 80% Of An 8-Hour Shift.
    Visual And Hearing Acuity To Perform Job-Related Functions.
    Ability To Operate Standard ilitation Therapy Equipment.
    Workplace Environment
    The Occupational Therapist Will Primarily Be Working In A Skilled Nursing Facility. This Is An Active Patient Care Environment. This Environment Has No Unusual Exposures, But Safety Precautions Must Be Taken At All Times.

    Qualifications And Skills
    To Perform The Occupational Therapist Job Successfully, You Must Be Able To Perform Each Essential Responsibility Satisfactorily. These Requirements Are Representative, But Not All-Inclusive, Of The Knowledge, Skill, And Ability Required Of The Occupational Therapist. Reasonable Accommodations May Be Made To Enable Individuals With Disabilities To Perform The Essential Functions.

    Required

    Licensed As An Occupational Therapist In The State Of California.
    Valid CPR Certification.
    A Completed Physical Examination From A Licensed Physician.
    Negative TB Skin Test Within The Past Year OR A Clear Chest X-Ray Within The Past Five Years.
    Ability To Gather And Analyze Information In A Timely And Skillful Manner.
    Ability To Manage Time Efficiently And Handle Multiple Concurrent Projects.
    Resourceful, Problem-Solving Attitude.
    Proactive Attitude And Work-Style.
    Ability To Exhibit A High Level Of Confidentiality.
    A Customer-Service Focused Attitude.Quality Nurses Job ID #a1746715. Pay package is based on 9 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.About Quality NursesWe are travelers building the kind of agency we always wanted, while still working assignments.We are transparent. Our clinicians are just as important to us as our customers.We only hire clinicians we'd be glad to work with on the same unit. If approved, you will get your own admin dedicated to helping you with everything before, during, and after each assignment for your entire time with us.--More info:---Pay is every Friday starting the second Friday of your assignment.
    We do not provide:
    -Housing-Any Reimbursements (including onboarding requirements) other than the max allowable GSA Per Diem for qualified travelers-Health insurance-401k plan-Referral bonusesBenefits
    • Weekly pay
    • Cancelation protection
    • Holiday Pay
    • Guaranteed Hours

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