2017-12-20

Occupational Therapist
Job Opportunity at Talent Xperts

Posted on Dec 20

9479833528

Location: Turlock, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4148719

Occupational therapists typically do the following:

  • Observe patients doing tasks, ask them questions, and review their medical history
  • Evaluate a patient's condition and needs
  • Develop a treatment plan for patients, laying out the types of activities and specific goals to be accomplished
  • Help people with various disabilities with different tasks, such as leading an autistic child in play activities
  • Demonstrate exercises—for example, joint stretches for arthritis relief—that can help relieve pain for people with chronic conditions
  • Evaluate a patient’s home or workplace and, based on the patient’s health needs, identify potential improvements, such as labeling kitchen cabinets for an older person with poor memory
  • Educate a patient’s family and employer about how to accommodate and care for the patient
  • Recommend special equipment, such as wheelchairs and eating aids, and instruct patients on how to use that equipment
  • Assess and record patients’ activities and progress for patient evaluations, for billing, and for reporting to physicians and other healthcare providers

Benefits

  • BCBS: Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Voluntary policies (STD, LTD, Life, and more)
  • 401(K)

Job Type: Full-time

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