Catholic Health Initiatives Occupational Therapist - Harrison Medical Center in SILVERDALE, Washington

Occupational Therapist - Harrison Medical Center

Description

Job Type: Per Diem

Scheduled Hours per 2 Week Pay Period: Variable

Daily Schedule: Variable

Weekends Required: None

Location: Silverdale WA

Harrison Medical Center has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country. Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Job Summary:

As an interdisciplinary team member, conducts occupational therapy activities to improve patient function and prevent disability following disease or injury, and improve patients’ ability to reach maximum performance within the limits of his/her capabilities. Provides and coordinates comprehensive occupational rehabilitation care to patients through the proper utilization of evaluation, planning, education, and implementation of a treatment plan in accordance with Occupational Therapy Standards of Practice. Work includes indirect patient care activities such as; documentation, scheduling, family training, attendance at rounds, interaction with the Interdisciplinary Team, participation in staff meetings, ordering supplies, and contributing to continuous quality control and performance improvement.

Incumbents are also accountable for responding effectively to legal, patient rights, safety, maintenance, and emergency situations; participating in continuing education, staff development, self-directed learning and overseeing the performance of and providing performance feedback of staff, aides, students, volunteers as requested.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Performs patient assessment/data collection, interprets findings and formulates treatment plans.

  • Implements and updates therapeutic plan of care and treatment based on patient needs throughout patient’s treatment/stay.

  • Completes all required documentation, in an accurate and thorough manner, of Occupational Therapy treatment in accordance with FHS documentation standard.

Qualifications

Education/Work Experience Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited School of Occupational Therapy and completion of Clinical Fieldwork.

  • Position requires at least three (3) months prior experience in physical disabilities and a broad base of medical surgical knowledge, with case experience with the following: neurological impairments, orthopedic impairments, and critical care that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.

Licensure/Certification:

  • Current Washington State License in Occupational Therapy or a Washington State Interim Permit (valid for a maximum of 6 months unless an extension is approved by the Department Director).

  • Current healthcare provider BLS Certification.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location WASHINGTON-SILVERDALE-HARRISON SILVERDALE

Daily Schedule Variable

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2018-R0159912

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.