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Occupational (Hand) Therapist

Southern California Orthopedic Institute
Valencia, California, United States (on-site)
12 days ago



The OT 2 position is a senior position consisting a clinical role and a support role to the CRM Director, CRM Medical Director, and the Satellite Manager.  The OT 2’s responsibility is to evaluate and treat patients and assist the directors and managers in the day to day operations of the clinic in compliance with federal and state mandates and SCOI practices. OT 2 will act as clinical instructor for OT student interns and will oversee the training of support staff.


Incumbent must possess

  1. A valid California OT License in good standing
  2. A minimum of 3 years of experience treating orthopedic patient in an out-

                  patient setting

  1. Certification in Hand Therapy and/or certification in treatment technique (i.e. ASTYM)
  2. Previous supervisory experience.
  3.  Flexibility
  4.  Willingness to assume duties as required


Graduated from an accredited Occupational Therapy program with a minimum of a Bachelor’s of Science in Occupational Therapy

Essential and Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Evaluation of patients referred to the clinic
  2. Establish treatment plan of cares
  3. Treat using accepted Treatment modalities and Procedures geared to progressing patients toward meeting their functional goals
  4. Able to safely deliver treatment considering the physical requirements of the job
  5. Able to complete all documentation the day services are rendered
  6. Meets minimum productivity standards set by CRM
  7. Attend a minimum of 30 contact hours per year of continuing education that can include up to 10 contact hours received thru SCOI sponsored educational opportunities.
  8. Assure staffing meets the need of the schedule while maintaining appropriate ratios according regulation
  9. Fulfill duties assigned by the Directors or managers.
  10. Acts as clinical instructor for OT students and is responsible for ensuring their field study objectives are met.
  11. Markets the CRM to outside referral sources as needed.
  12. Assists in clinical and administration decisions to best optimize clinic function
  13. Assures adherence to SCOI and CRM policy
  14. Assists in the training of clinical and support staff
  15. Assists with the 90 day and annual performance reviews of all clinical staff
  16. Constant contact and open dialogue with the directors and satellite managers regarding scheduling, policy changes, personnel issues, CRM equipment, and patient care.
  17. Able to complete tasks on the computer utilizing various software programs
  18. Maintain their License issued by the State of California
  19. Maintain in good standing with the Office of Inspector General; AOTA; State Medical Board
  20. Maintain current CPR certification
  21. Other duties may be assigned


  1. Reports to work as scheduled
  2. Complies with SCOI policy and procedures
  3. Acts in a manner indicative of team spirit and cooperation
  4. Models behaviors that support the Mission, Vision, and Values of SCOI
  5. Treats in a manner that is safe and acceptable within the field of Occupational Therapy
  6. Demonstrates good customer service skills
  7. Manages difficult situations with patients and staff
  8. Demonstrates flexibility in accommodating patients and staff
  9. Maintains an open line of communication with patients, staff, managers, directors and physicians. This is to include phones
  10. Documents completely, legibly and in a timely manner per policy
  11. Able to use multiple avenues in problem solving.
  12. Makes decisions with SCOI’s, and the patients best interests in mind
  13. Maintains a safe area for patient and staff

Job Information

  • Job ID: 69420478
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Valencia, California, United States
    March 23, Van Nuys, California, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Southern California Orthopedic Institute
  • Position Title: Occupational (Hand) Therapist
  • Job Function: Occupational Therapist
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Master's Degree
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Required Travel: 10-25%
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