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Bilingual Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Uplift Therapy Center

This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted July 17, 2021.

The Occupational Therapists (OT) primary responsibilities are to provide evaluations, assessments and direct occupational therapy to Uplift Therapy Center patients.


Essential Job Responsibilities 


●      Provide occupational therapy interventions and individualized care to clients using appropriate treatment techniques and protocols

●      Complete comprehensive evaluations of all areas of occupation to ensure quality standards and address assessment areas that require attention with appropriate clinical tools and techniques.

●      Establish individualized treatment plans for patients and collaborate with others to create the best plan of care.

●      Establish and collect data on measurable patient-centered goals.

●      Communicate effectively with colleagues, families, children, and community members.

●      Complete detailed, accurate, and timely clinical documentation including evaluations, re-evaluations, progress reports, discharge summary reports, and daily treatment notes within established deadlines.

●      Provide ongoing therapy services, including family education and home programs.

●      Provide coverage for teammates when available.

●      Maintain productivity and documentation standards.

●      Assist with program development and in-house learning.

●      Participate in community outreach events and marketing

●      Participate in fieldwork and intern education.

●      Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending education workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal/professional networks; participating in professional societies.

●      Comply with federal, state and local legal and certification requirements by studying existing and new legislation.

●      Maintain a clean work environment.

●      Help support a positive and supportive work environment.

●      Attend and participate in team meetings, supervision, and mentorship.

Adhere to all safety and ethical standards including privacy and confidentiality.


The foregoing job responsibilities are illustrative only and are not meant to be exhaustive. Uplift Therapy Center reserves the right to modify the job description/responsibilities at any time.


Required Qualifications


●      Ability to work independently with only general supervision

●      Graduate of an accredited college or university with a degree in occupational therapy

●      Licensed in California by the California Board of Occupational Therapy (CBOT)

●      Continuing certification through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)

●      Over 1 year of experience in pediatrics preferred

●      Comfortable working in home, school, clinical and/or community setting

●      Professional and patient 

●      Effectively relay instructions to patients and communicate verbally and in writing with all stakeholders in a patient’s care. 

●      Successful completion of a background check and all funding source requirements


Physical Requirements

●      Ability to exert up to 10 pounds of force and lift/move up to 25 pounds

●      Work with clients may include, without limitation, the following physical demands: sitting, kneeling, squatting, running, twisting and turning, and frequent physical transitions.