Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist


Occupational Therapist 

Location: San Leandro, CA

Duration: 13 Weeks Contract


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  • The Occupational Therapist facilitates the development and rehabilitation of physically disabled persons, maximizing the functional status of the hospitalized patient. Responsibilities are to evaluate, plan, implement, and modify age-appropriate treatment programs, participates in discharge planning, performs administrative duties, participates in PI, pursues professional growth, and performs other duties as assigned.

Occupational Therapist – OT to improve the lives of the people we serve through compassion and innovation in healthcare.


  • For patients who plan to return to work, the occupational therapist may perform work capacity evaluation and may refer to specialized vocational training in accordance with Organization policy.
  • Develops a treatment program and establishes goals for improved function. Communicates plan of care to referring physician and other Organization professionals.
  • May teach new skills or retrain patient in once familiar daily activities that have been lost due to illness or injury, in accordance with Organization policy.
  • May fabricate splints and instruct patient in the use of various types of adaptive equipment to improve function.
  • May train patient in the use of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices.
  • Instructs patient's family/caregiver and other Organization health care personnel in patient's treatment regime when indicated and appropriate.
  • Supervises Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants according to organization policy and state regulations.
  • Participates in discharge planning for the patient.
  • Specialty certification from AOTA.


  • A bachelor's degree in occupational therapy from a university certified by the ACOTE (Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education) or AOTA (American -Occupational Therapy Association).
  • Minimum 1 years of experience as an Occupational Therapist (Home health/ SNF and Optima experience is preferred).
  • Ability to assess patient condition and work with treatment plans.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
  • Pediatric occupational therapist with a wide skill set • Acute care skills
  • Treat a variety of diagnosis


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UHC - 56967

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