Sutter Health OT - Occupational Therapist (West Territory) in Modesto, California

On any given day, Sutter Care at Home (SCAH) touches the lives of thousands of individuals by bringing health care directly to our patient's home - where most people chose to receive their care.

Sutter Care at Home is one of the largest not-for-profit home health care and hospice agencies in Northern California. Founded in 1906, SCAH is committed to compassion and excellence through home health care, hospice, home medical equipment and respiratory care, home infusion therapy, private and geriatric care, Lifeline medical alert services and community flu and wellness programs. Serving more than 150,000 patients in 23 counties each year, Sutter Care at Home clinicians partner with our patients for better health.

Through competitive wages and benefits, flexible schedules, innovative care models, new technologies, and tuition reimbursement - Sutter Care at Home strives to be your "employer of choice."

Sutter Care at Home is the home health care and hospice affiliate of Sutter Health, one of the nation's largest not-for-profit health care systems.

Under the supervision of the Director of Patient Care Services, the Team Nurse/Therapist is responsible for the delivery of appropriate, adequate, effective, efficient direct patient care services assigned by the Primary Care Clinician and approved by the Director of Patent Care Services. Responsibilities include implementation of the physician plan of care, obtaining physician orders, supervision of home health aides, and coordination of care within an interdisciplinary team and participating in effective utilization management and control of patient supplies. Consistently provides care based on the age-related needs of the unique population with consideration of their development/psychosocial needs, environmental safety, educational needs, communication style, and level of understanding. The Team Nurse/Therapist is accountable to the Primary Care Clinician for ensuring that the plan of care is implemented following professional standards of care and agency specific protocols.

Education

OT graduate from an accredited curriculum.

Current California OT license, valid California Driver License with proof of current auto insurance, current BCLS CPR certification.

Experience

OT's must have minimum of one year of appropriate experience strongly preferred. One year of experience in a home health position preferred.

Knowledge

Exhibits excellent oral and written communication skills with legible handwriting for documentation of patient records in a clear and concise manner.

Basic understanding of home care services, clinical standards of care and practice, Title XXII, Medicare Conditions of Participation, JCAHO home health accreditation requirements, QI outcomes/benchmarking, infection control.

Good understanding of reimbursement patterns for Medicare and other payors.

Good working understanding of budget and other financial reports.

Organization: *Sutter Care at Home

Title: OT - Occupational Therapist (West Territory)

Location: California-Central Valley-Modesto

Requisition ID: SCAH-1705787

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.