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Occupational Therapist / Pediatric Feeding Specialist - Rehabilitation Services

Job ID SMCS-1916305 Date Posted 09/11/2019 Location Sacramento, California Schedule/Shift Per Diem / Day
Position Overview:

Job Summary

Evaluates and conducts medically prescribed occupational therapy treatment programs in applicable care setting (hospital, ambulatory, inpatient rehabilitation unit, skilled nursing, home health, psychiatric care facility, senior care program). Supervises physical therapy assistants and aides in performing treatment. Supervises students.

Principal Accountabilities

Assures efficient management of work processes.

Completes post-intervention activities: session closure, documentation, communication, charge capture.

Prepares for therapeutic intervention.

Provides initial evaluation of patient's abilities and designs appropriate intervention plans.

Treats patients with therapeutic procedures, modalities and or equipment to improve function.



Education/ Knowledge, including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration

Current state licensure as an occupational therapist., Will consider license applicants. BLS provider. Requires valid driver license for home health care setting.

Graduate of an accredited occupational program: baccalaureate, master's or doctorate degree in occupational therapy.


Previous experience in physical disabilities and rehabilitation is desirable.


Requires critical thinking, complex problem solving, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a demanding environment balancing multiple priorities and take appropriate actions. Computer proficiency in word processing/typing, basic application and hardware functions required for applicable care setting.

Organization: Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: No
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Rotating
Schedule: Per Diem
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

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