Occupational Therapist (HC)
ResCare | San Leandro, CA 94577 (map it!Map it!) | 8/25/2014

General Summary

Responsible for continuous improvement of total quality care as it relates to occupational therapy rendered to the client.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Ensures that all clients receive the care per the physician's plan of treatment and/or plan of care.
  • Ensures that all client concerns and compliants are followed up with the appropriate supervisor within 24 hours resulting in a satisfactory resolution.
  • Ensures that all clients consistently receive service as scheduled by arriving on time or notifying the appropriate supervisor and client of a delay in service.
  • Maintains client confidentiality.
  • Reports all pertinent client condition changes to the appropriate supervisor and/or caregivers.
  • Assists with coordination of client care with appropriate caregivers, through documentation, verbal communication and/or case conferences.
  • Establishes and implements the client plan of treatment/care as it relates to occupational therapy.
  • Performs all therapy procedures per the plan of treatment/care.
  • Assists in identifying the physical, emotional and developmental needs of the client.
  • Provides appropriate health teaching and counseling to the client.
  • Evaluates client by applying diagnostic and prognostic tests appropriately.
  • Maintains a clean and safe working environment by following universal precautions and infection and safety control guidelines as established by ResCare.
  • Knowledgeable in the use and maintenance of equipment specific to occupational therapy.
  • Submits complete documentation on time.
  • Knowledgeable in all areas of services that ResCare can provide in order to fully meet the needs of the client.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Twelve months of accumulated experience within the last 5 years.
  • Graduate with a degree in an occupational therapy program from a university which meets the educational and field work requirements of the American Occupational Therapy Association.  Successful completion of the national examination for OTR and state licensure required, where applicable.
  • Licensed to practice in the state which employed.  Evidence of an annual TB test and other state required tests.  Evidence of current CPR certification.
  • Minimal travel.
  • Able to effectively communicate with all levels of the workforce, both clinical and non-clinical; able to perform and prioritize multiple functions or tasks; able to read and interpret technical instructions related to the care of the patient/client; able to visually and audibly observe and assess the patient/client; able to effectively deal with multiple changes; able to travel locally from assignment to assignment. 
  • Services clients in home setting, assisted living facilities, and any other considered home environment providing care as assigned for specific clients needs.


Employment Type: Full-Time
Base Pay: N/A
Other Pay: N/A
Industry: Healthcare - Health Services
Education: Not Specified
Experience: Not Specified
Manages Others: Not Specified
Relocation: Not Specified
Required Travel: Not Specified
Job ID: 45269558339-12622392526
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