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PT/OT/RT (Kaiser)

Officers

Bianka Tulgar, PT
President (Areas: LAMC/Mental Health/Riverside)
Email: UTSC.President@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Conor McCullough, OT
Occupational Therapy Vice President (Areas: WH/PC/Lancaster/AV/Bakersfield)
Email: UTSC.OTVP@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Daniel Eriksson, HHPT
Home Health Vice President (Areas: San Diego HH, Orange County HH, South Bay HH)
Email: UTSC.HHVP@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Mariam P. Butler, DPT
Physical Therapy Vice President (Areas: West L.A., South Bay)
Email: UTSC.PTVP@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Marlene Carter, OT
Treasurer (Areas: Home Health at Fontana/Ontario/Baldwin Park/LA/Riverside/Balboa/Downey | In/Outpatient at Fontana & Ontario)
Email: UTSC.Treasurer@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Loan Nguyen, OT
Secretary (Area: Orange County In/Outpatient)
Email: UTSC.Secretary@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Sandra Chun, RT
Steward Coordinator (Areas: Downey/Baldwin Park)
Email: UTSC.SC1@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Victor Cruz, PT
Steward Coordinator (Area: San Diego In/Outpatient)
Email: UTSC.SC2@unacuhcpaffiliate.org

Contract Specialist

Tim Phan, PT
2018 Contract Specialist
Cell: 909-929-5070
Email: UTSC.CS@unacuhcpaffiliate.org

Staff Representatives

Vanessa Caballero
Staff Representative (Areas: San Diego/South Bay/Riverside/Fontana/Ontario/West LA/Bakersfield)
Email: Vanessa.Caballero@unacuhcp.org
Debra Sung, PT
Staff Representative (Areas: Baldwin Park/Downey/Orange County/LAMC/Panorama City/AV/Woodland Hills/Ox)
Email: Debra.Sung@unacuhcp.org

PT/OT/RT (Kaiser) News

Workplace Violence – Take the Survey Today!

Posted on June 30, 2014

Health care workers from the United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP) launched a campaign against workplace violence in an effort to improve work environments. Assaults in hospitals, especially in emergency rooms, are a very common occurrence but little has been done to regulate safety for health care workers. In May 2014, […]

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UNAC/UHCP Members to Testify about Workplace Violence on Thursday

Posted on June 16, 2014

UNAC/UHCP nurses, along with other concerned members of the public, will testify on June 19 at 10 am at a California Occupational Safety Administration (Cal/OSHA) Health Standards Board public hearing regarding workplace violence. These health care workers will share real-life stories of workplace attacks sustained by health care workers while caring for patients. UNAC/UHCP surveyed […]

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UTSC Candidate Biographies

Posted on April 2, 2014

Officer Candidate Biographies   Debra Sung For UTSC President I am Debra Sung and I am running for the office of President of United Therapists of Southern California (UTSC). I was on the negotiating team to develop our first contract, and am asking for the opportunity to continue that work as we establish our UNAC/UHCP […]

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Total Health Incentive Plan

Posted on March 4, 2014

In order to see whether your region is meeting the goals of the Total Health Incentive Plan, it’s important to measure progress throughout the year. Click here to see the SoCal progress report. Our first regional status report will arrive this week. Please see here for a pdf of the information our Southern California dashboard […]

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Statement on Veto of Arizona Refusal of Service Bill

Posted on February 27, 2014

UNAC/UHCP Vice President Denise Duncan, RN, released the following statement after the veto of a bill allowing refusal of service to gays in Arizona: “We celebrate the veto of the discriminatory Arizona law that would have allowed businesses to refuse service to gay customers. That a conservative governor in a right-to-work (for less) state would […]

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Press Release: Kaiser Physical and Occupational Therapists Join UNAC/UHCP

Posted on January 18, 2014

Physical, Occupational and Recreation Therapists who serve patients at dozens of Kaiser Permanente facilities scattered throughout Southern California voted overwhelmingly to approve a new contract with Kaiser that includes staffing protections, secured benefits and limits on patient loads to ensure that every patient gets the treatment they need from a Therapist in order to optimize patient care.

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View the Complete Set of Tentative Agreements

Posted on December 30, 2013

Click through to view the tentative agreements to be voted on during January ratification meetings.

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Ratification Meeting Schedule & Complete TA

Posted on December 24, 2013

Kaiser Therapists have reached tentative agreement on a first contract. Therapists can view the January ratification meeting schedule and complete TA.

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Therapists Finalize Tentative Contract!

Posted on December 18, 2013

Kaiser Therapists have reached tentative agreement on a first contract. Ratification meetings will take place in January.

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Kaiser Therapists Negotiations Update: December 4, 2013

Posted on December 4, 2013

STAFFING/WORKLOAD TENTATIVE AGREEMENT REACHED Good news! After several months of diligently working on staffing/workload issues, your negotiating team reached tentative agreement on staffing/workload protections during bargaining last week. The tentative agreement secures and/or improves your workload, and provides ways to address any future workload issues, either at an individual level or department level, in a […]

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