HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Occupational Therapist in Riverside, California
IV. AGES OF PATIENTS SERVED Infant (under 1) Child (1-12) Adolescent (13-18) Adult (19-64) Geriatric (65 ) V. WORKING CONDITIONS Toxic/caustic chemicals: None Extreme Conditions, hot or cold: None Dust/Fumes/Gases (including asbestos): None Moving Mechanical Parts: None Potential Electrical Shock: None X-ray Electromagnetic Energy: None High Pitched Noises: None Needles or Other Sharp Objects: None Blood or Body Fluids: Some Communicable Diseases: Some Unprotected Heights: None CRT (computer) Monitor: Some Frequent Repetitive Motions: None VI. FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS Functional Requirements: Category 1 Physical Demands Hours/Day Sit 1-2 Stand 5-6 Walk 5-6 Bend/Stoop 3-4 Twist/Turn 3-4 Lifting Requirements Pounds Stand and Lift 26-50 Lift and Carry 26-50 Lift Overhead 11-25 Pushing/Pulling 50 VII. PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT Personal Protective Equipment: Category I mask VIII. PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS / EVALUATION A. Mandatory Requirements 1. Back Safety - Annual (M) 2. Annual Refresher Code of Conduct 3. Rapid Regs (Annual) 4. Fire Safety - Annual (M) 5. Restraints Requirement 6. Age-Related Education Module Completed 7. Code 30 Expiration (M) 8. Lift Equipment Training Completed 9. Medication Admin. Safety Completion 10. Pt. Teaching Module Completed 11. Restraint Module Completed 12. Competency Checklist for New Staff (on hire) 13. Skills Day (annual validation) 14. Universal Protocol Completed 15. Bloodborne Pathogens Expiration (M) B. Key Accountabilities / Competencies 1. Attends/presents at program inservices as scheduled. 2. Plans and administrates occupational therapy care as prescribed by a physician utilizing current standards of practice. 3. Evaluates patient’s functional and physical status including adaptive equipment needs. 4. Based on the evaluation findings, develops and implements a patient care plan which is directed toward functional outcomes. 5. Performs periodic re-evaluations of the patients to assess the effectiveness of treatment and updates care plan as appropriate. 6. Effectively and clearly communicates patient data to patients, significant others, physicians, and other health professionals. 7. Provides patient and family education. 8. Participates in patient discharge planning. 9. Provides patients with home exercise programs. 10. Ability to perform all duties of a staff occupational therapist. 11. Adheres to the department dress code. 12. Attends departmental meetings. 13. Ensures the safety and well being of all patients under occupational therapy care. 14. Evaluates, develops and implements therapeutic programs and protocols. 15. Helps orient new staff. 16. Maintains interdepartmental communication. 17. May assist with the coordination of patient care provided by the occupational therapy department. 18. Monitors daily scheduling to ensure that all patients are provided care. 19. Other duties as assigned. 20. Participates in Performance Improvement activities. 21. Participates in program development activities. 22. Participates in the interview process. 23. Participates in the student program. 24. Protects patient confidentiality at all times. 25. Rotates between intradepartmental areas. C. Customer Service 1. Solves customer problems, treats customer with dignity and respect, and acknowledges customer and responds quickly to customer needs. D. Policy and Procedures 1. Ethics and Compliance - Conduct demonstrates compliance with and reporting of suspected violations of all relevant laws, regulations, RCH’s Compliance Policies and Procedures, and Corporate’s CODE OF CONDUCT. 2. Performance Improvement - Actively supports and participates in performance improvement activities. 3. Information Management - Treats all information and data within the scope of the position with appropriate confidentiality and security. 4. Risk Management - Cooperates fully in all risk management activities and investigations. 5. Environment of Care - Knowledgeable of, observes, and complies with hospital safety policies, emergency procedures, and standard precautions. 6. Mandatory Requirements - Requirements are completed within 30 days of the due date. I have reviewed these job requirements and verify that I can perform all essential functions of this position.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS A. Licensure/ Certification/ Registration: Certification by the NBCOT following successful completion of the National registry Exam preferred. Licensed in the state of California or licensed eligible. CPR qualified or completes training. B. Education: BS degree from an AOTA accredited School of Occupational Therapy. C. Experience: Minimum one year experience as an Occupational Therapist. Experience working with the pediatric to geriatric population is preferred. Recent graduate who have applied for the registration examination may be considered for the position. D. Special Qualifications: Knowledge in all areas of patient treatment. Ability to carry out department policies and procedures. Self directed.
Title: Occupational Therapist
Location: California-Riverside-Riverside Community Hospital
Requisition ID: 07150-7681