Occupational Therapist - Rehab Therapy
Location: Friday Harbor
Posted on: May 27, 2023
PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center in Friday Harbor, WA is seeking an Occupational Therapist - Rehab Therapy for a Part Time, Day position
Hourly compensation is $40.81 - $61.21; hiring rate dependent on qualifications and professional experience.
Relocation Assistance may be available
Located in the Salish Sea off the northwest coast of Washington State, San Juan Island is the largest of the many islands in the world-famous archipelago of the same name. 7,000 permanent residents share this 55 square mile natural paradise and enjoy year-round the many land and water based recreational opportunities that support the tourist-based economy. Connected to the mainland by ferry and airlines, island living combines a cohesive small-town community with comprehensive services and commercial diversity unusual in a rural setting. Friday Harbor, WA, the "Gateway to the San Juan Islands," is a charming, historic and walkable seaport that boasts friendly shops and restaurants, visual art, theater and musical events, and of course, opportunities for outdoor adventures. The community has a comprehensive library, a state-of-the-art theater that features diverse performing arts, many wonderful restaurants, an historical museum, two national parks, miles of public shoreline, and a vibrant agricultural community. Local schools are unique learning communities with growing economic and ethnic diversity, high levels of parent and community involvement and strong voter support for levy and bond measures.
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Responsible for the evaluation of patients, determining plan of care and goals of treatment, participating in treatment of patients participating in treatment of patients within the scope of Occupational Therapy. Provides oversight to therapy assistants and students in following the plan-of-care and treatment of patients appropriate to the age of the patient served; provides supervision to therapy aides and volunteers. Works collaboratively as a part of a patient care team toward the best outcomes for patients.
Evaluates assigned patients and establishes a treatment plan and goals, using data from a variety of sources, such as patient records, interviews, observation and team members.
Completes patient treatment according to plan of care and modifies plan to meet patient needs, and updates plan as appropriate.
Completes documentation accurately, timely, according to regulatory and state licensure requirements, and within professional standards.
Collaborates with other healthcare professionals as necessary to ensure smooth continuous care of the patients. May act as a liaison with nursing, medical and other therapy staffs to facilitate problem solving and coordination of other services and act as an educational resource.
What you bring:
Bachelors', Masters' or Doctorate degree from an Occupational Therapy program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education required.
Current WA state license as an Occupational Therapist required.
Current American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong organizational and analytical skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment
Ability to assess patients' conditions and exercise independent judgment
PIMC PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
Work requires moderate physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.
Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).
Provides patient care in an uncontrolled home environment; operates motor vehicle on urban and rural roadways up to 25% of each day.
See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility (https://www.thecaregiver.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/PeaceHealth-Statement-of-Commitment-to-Diversity-and-Inclusion-vFINAL.pdf) .
PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.
For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.
Must be fully vaccinated or exempted for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due medical/religious reasons.
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