Occupational Therapist - Ballard
This is a regular, hourly, 10 hour, day shift position, .75 FTE, 30 hours per week. This position is eligible for our full suite of employee benefits, including medical, dental and vision coverage, generous 401(k) plan, commuter programs, and continuing education assistance.
Salary Scale: Scale begins at $30.12 per hour. Placement within the scale is dependent upon years of work experience.
Premiums: Evening - $1.10, Night - $1.75, Weekend - $1.00
The occupational therapist (OT) delivers and supervises others in the delivery of occupational therapy services. Upon referral, the OT performs evaluations and develops individual plans of care to maximize functional outcomes, implements the plans of care, reassesses treatment results, and actively participates in discharge planning. Services are delivered within the framework of a team approach, including appropriate disciplines, significant others and the patient. Provision of care for pediatric adolescent orthopedic patients may be required. Coverage of both inpatient and outpatient services may be required at the Ballard and Issaquah clinics. These services are delivered in compliance with ethical standards, policies and procedures, national and professional standards, state practice acts, and current accepted state of the art practice.
A graduate of an accredited program of occupational therapy.
Possesses valid Washington state occupational therapy license or limited permit. CPR required.
For designated therapists completing home safety evaluations or travel between campuses or other business purposes access to a vehicle or transportation is required. A valid driver’s license and valid vehicle registration form is required. In the case of a newly relocated individual, a Washington state license must be acquired under the circumstances and within the required timeframe set by the state of Washington. Possession of the minimum (or greater) insurance coverage as mandated by the state of Washington also required.
Must demonstrate knowledge of growth and development and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements reflective of his/her specific needs and provide the care needed by utilizing current accepted principles, practices and theoretical models of the occupational therapy profession. Ability to deal with difficult situations as they occur. Ability to cope with continual interruptions and display a large degree of tact when dealing with physicians, patients, employees, visitors and the community. Ability to make decisions and have the willingness to work with the realization that errors may be of serious consequence. Ability to follow directions, retain learned information, cooperate and function as a part of the team. Must have strong organizational skills, ability to accept change as beneficial to the organization, department and patients.
Must be able to operate all equipment in the occupational therapy department; apply indications and contraindications according to patient diagnosis and standard operating procedures. Must have working knowledge of office equipment utilized in the Rehabilitation Department.
Swedish Medical Center has a non-discrimination policy and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Application and Selection Process
When your online application is submitted successfully, you will receive an auto-confirmation message to the e-mail address you have provided in your application. Our selection process is competitive and you will be contacted if your qualifications and our requirements are a match.
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