Occupational Therapist- Acute Care
Company: CHI-Franciscan St. Joseph Medical Center
Posted on: October 13, 2019
Position Type: PRN
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0
Shift: 8:00 to 16:30
Weekends Required: Every
Primary Location: WA > TACOMA > ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER
CHI Franciscan Health 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!
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
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
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.
- Requisition ID: 2019-R0252342
- Schedule: Part-time
- Shift: Variable
- Market: CHI-Franciscan St. Joseph Medical Center
Keywords: CHI-Franciscan St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma , Occupational Therapist- Acute Care, Healthcare , Tacoma, Washington
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