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Providence Health & Services Occupational Therapist in Olympia, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling an Occupational Therapist (OT) (Occupational Therapy, Day Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence Mother Joseph Care Center in Olympia, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Provide initial patient evaluation in accordance to physician request in order to initiate appropriate treatment, which is reasonable in the terms of accepted practice and necessary to recovery of function.

  • Establish treatment goals and plan of care as well as provide treatment to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability.

  • Provide education to patients and their families.

  • Need to have proficient use of software systems for the maintenance of patient records and communication with team members.

  • Use critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and your ability to make independent decisions.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from an institution approved by the state board in collaboration with the American Occupational Therapy Association, as well we meeting all clinical affiliation requirements and passing national exam.

  • Current Occupational Therapy (OT) licensure in Washington State

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year therapy experience in rehab or acute setting, but consideration will be given for new grads with relevant intern experience, 2 years preferred

About the skilled nursing facility you will serve.

Providence Mother Joseph Care Center in Olympia, Washington serves people of all ages and faiths. Our Transitional Care Unit is designed for patients coming out of the hospital who need skilled nursing care, end of life care, or rehabilitation for those recovering from surgery or who have a functional loss from illness, disease, or an accident. Our Long Term Care unit provides skilled nursing in a residential setting, addressing the needs of our residents through creating a sense of community and home in “neighborhoods” and providing a model of care that is resident-centered.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Occupational Therapy

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 213887

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