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Occupational Therapist III – Outpatient/Hand Therapist
In this role, you will be responsible for occupational therapy management of members under the direction and supervision of the Rehabilitation Manager. You will consistently support compliance and the Principles of Responsibility (Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct) by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to the applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements (if applicable), and Kaiser Permanente’s policies and procedures. You will be accountable for communicating, implementing, enforcing, monitoring, and overseeing compliance policies and practices in your departments. You will also, be accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors and principles defined by the Kaiser Permanente Service Quality Credo, the Kaiser Permanente Mission, as well as specific departmental/organizational initiatives. In addition, you will be accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, and to purchasers, contracted providers and vendors.
At least five years of full-time practice experience in the area of specialty practice
A graduate of an accredited occupational therapy curriculum with a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree with certification in occupational therapy or foreign-trained equivalent
Completion of a post graduate degree from an accredited university with a specialty focus such as an advanced practice master’s or doctoral degree relevant to occupational therapy. Entry-level or transition degrees are not acceptable; or completion of a fellowship such as the AOTA Fellowship program (formerly known as the AOTA Residency Program); or attainment of a well-recognized, intensive certification in a specialty area such as Certified Hand Therapist, AOTA Board Certification, Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist, Seating and Mobility Specialist, Assistive Technology Practitioner, or another rigorous program; or has obtained a certificate from an accredited body or organization in a subject matter that is pertinent to our member population and is clinically based
Licensure to practice occupational therapy in the state of primary practice is required. The ability to obtain licensure in all three jurisdictions, the state of Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia, within six months of employment
Foreign trained therapists must meet the education requirements for licensure in all states in which they will potentially practice
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification by the American Heart Association (AHA)
National Provider Identification (NPI)
Enrollment in PECOS within 30 days of employment
Demonstrated leadership skills and problem-solving abilities in the clinic and to our members
Demonstrated behavior consistent with the criteria for professional practice
Successfully able to perform all core occupational therapy competencies
Demonstrated leadership in project management, teaching, clinical instructor for students, committee membership
Evidence of involvement in staff development and mentoring
For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 853884.
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.
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