Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. Directs COTAs, aides, students, and volunteersAbility to observe and evaluate treatment effect. Communicates with physician and other team members as neededAbility to perform an appropriate evaluation on all patients as related to the therapy requested and provided and reassessments as per protocol. This includes adolescent, geriatric patients and the general patient populationAble to assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of function or participation in rehabilitation - makes appropriate physician contact for interventionPerforms all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errorsFormulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriateHas knowledge of occupational therapy interventionsTreats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their familiesManages and operates equipment safely and correctly. Maintains department cleanliness and safetyInteracts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formulation of the plan of careCommunicates appropriately and clearly to physicians, staff and administrative teamCoordinates and directs patient care to ensure patients' needs are met and hospital policy is followedAssists with orientation and inservice training, participates in guidance and educational programsAssists in evaluation of staff including interviewing and hiringPerform other duties as requiredREQUIREMENTS:
UW Medical Center - Montlake 8East Outpatient Therapy has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time (80% FTE) OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST 2. This individual will evaluate and administer treatment for functional living skills such as self care, homemaking, range of motion, muscle testing, cognitive, visual perception, vocational and avocational skills, splinting, assistive technology and community integration.
Graduation from an accredited Occupational Therapy Program and successful completion of American Occupational Therapy certification examination. Current Washington State license to practice as an Occupational Therapist or a valid probational certificate issued by the State of Washington to practice occupational therapy.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Licensed by the WA State Department of Health to practice Occupational Therapy in the State of Washington.
Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.
The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or email@example.com.
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Posting ID: 552776215Posted: 2020-05-21