In collaboration with department administrator, provides direction and management of the Inpatient Physical & Occupational Therapy Services as well as administrative support for linkages to outpatient physical and occupational therapy services. As a member of the facility's management team, responsible for program development, management, and delivery and evaluation/improvement. Integrates program or departmental services/programs with facility/organizational goals and objectives.
In collaboration with Department Administration:Develops, implements and evaluates/improves clinical services and therapeutic programs for Inpatient and Outpatient Physical/Occupational Therapy services.Maintains liaison and collaborates with other departments for purposes of patient care/program planning.Meets with Nursing Leadership as necessary to address patient care service enhancements and/or issues.Supervises staff and students.Responsible for hiring, discipline, performance appraisals, staffing, creating job descriptions, staff recruitment and retention.Implements and manages Performance Improvement systems/processes for inpatient physical/occupational therapy department and linkages to outpatient PT/OT services.Complies with all state and federal agency regulatory requirements and standards.May implement student clinical training program which provides students with necessary levels of learning and application of theory and techniques; instructs, directs and evaluates student clinical practice.Develops, justifies, and monitors annual financial, capital, and FTE budgets for Inpatient PT/OT services.Develops, implements, and revises departmental Policy and Procedure Manual in compliance with JCAHO, Title 22 requirements and Behavioral Healthcare standards.Represents Inpatient Physical/Occupational Therapy department at facility-wide management meetings and other appropriate committees.Participates on management team by attending meetings, chairing, or serving on committees and performing other duties as assigned.Provides direct patient care activities in both inpatient and outpatient arena as required by service demands.
Three (3) years of clinical experience as a Physical or Occupational Therapist required.
Graduate of an accredited Physical (P.T.) or Occupational (O.T.) Therapy curriculum with a Bachelor's, Master's or Doctoral degree
License, Certification, Registration
Current and valid licensure as a Physical Therapist or Occupational Therapist issued by State Board of California.
Previous experience as a lead or senior physical/occupational therapist preferred. Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Minimum six (6) months in a supervisory role within PT and/or OT services.
Master's degree preferred.
Primary Location: California,Los Angeles,West Los Angeles Medical Center 6041 Cadillac Ave.
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 7:00 AM Working Hours End: 6:00 PM Job Schedule:
Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation:
Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor Job Category: Rehab Services Specialty:
Physical / Occupational Therapy Department: Physical Therapy Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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