Job Description

3141 N 3rd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA Req #399
Tuesday, February 14, 2023

About the Company:

District Medical Group (DMG) is well known as a respected leader in the healthcare industry in the Phoenix area, with a reputation for outstanding leadership, innovation and dedication to the patients and communities we serve. DMG employs over 650 credentialed providers and more than 350 professional/administrative staff as one of the largest physician groups in the Valley.

What Does DMG Offer?

DMG continuously strives for and succeeds in providing a strong and positive work environment through employee appreciation, team collaboration, competitive compensation, mentoring, and great benefits including:

  • A strong Healthcare benefits package inclusive of Medical, Dental and Vision- Employee eligibility effective DAY ONE
  • A rich 401(k) with employer match, increasing annually up to 6%
  • Flexible Spending Account plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off plan (3 weeks year one)
  • 10 paid holidays annually
  • Paid Sick Time
  • and more


About The Role: 

An Occupational Therapist-Augmentative Communication Specialist is responsible for the treatment of injured, ill, or disabled patients through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. The Occupational Therapist helps patients develop, recover, and improve the skills needed for daily living. This role is responsible to the County Superintendent and works under the direct supervision of the designated manager(s).   This role also provides direct and consultative services in the areas of occupational therapy and assistive technology/augmentative communication.



This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week.

What Your Primary Responsibilities Would Be: 

  • Provides patient care including evaluation of patient, developing a care plan, establishing goals, and assessing progress towards attaining those goals.
  • Documents information sufficient to establish the plan of care.
  • Justifies the need for skilled Occupational Therapy.
  • Sets measurable and objective goals with patient, caregiver, and family input.
  • Reviews and implements the multi-disciplinary Plan of Care for each patient, adjusting as needed.
  • Consults with other health care disciplines to coordinate treatment and discharge planning.
  • Recommends special equipment and instruct patients on its use.
  • Utilizes age-appropriate materials during treatment.
  • Demonstrates ability to apply behavior management strategies.
  • Maintains appropriate clinical and administrative records within the Electronic Medical Records system regarding patient’s care.
  • Assess and records patients’ activities and progress for evaluation, billing, and reporting to physicians and other health care providers.
  • Demonstrates exercises to patient and caregivers. 
  • Identifies opportunities for growth and professional development.


The Successful Candidate Will Possess: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Graduate of Accredited Occupational Therapy program
  • Advanced training in Augmentative Communication is desirable
  • AZ Occupational Therapy License
  • 2 years’ experience as an Occupational Therapist
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred
  • Knowledge of Occupational Therapy principles, standards and applications.
  • Knowledge of physical, biological, and behavioral sciences as well as application of occupational therapy equipment, devices, and patient-specific therapeutic devices.
  • Able to analyze patient data and behavior and modify treatment plan as appropriate.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of basic computer software programs: MS Office and EMR.


    DMG’s Employee Health Requirements:

    As a condition of employment, District Medical Group (DMG) requires each employee to remain compliant with mandatory employee health (EH) standards. TB screening, Hep B, MMR, TDAP, Varicella, Influenza, and Covid Immunizations or approved declinations are required for this role.

    Other details

    • Pay Type Salary
    • Min Hiring Rate $75,000.00
    • Max Hiring Rate $93,000.00
    • Required Education Certification

    Application Instructions

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