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Verified Pay $39-$53 per hour
Hours Full-time
Location Tacoma, Washington

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Join Our Passionate & Purposeful In-House Therapy Team!

Occupational Therapists- Flexible Schedule Full-time

We are seeking an Occupational Therapist to join our team in thriving Tacoma, WA to split between our 102-bed & 81-bed skilled nursing communities. This is an excellent opportunity for a clinician who enjoys working with two rehab teams and breaking up their day, working in two locations. As an OTR with Avamere Rehab, you will join a team with a culture and mission to enhance the life of every person we serve.  Avamere Rehab provides in-house therapy in our Avamere Living communities throughout Oregon and Washington. 

Avamere Living began in 1995 and has grown to become the industry leader in the Pacific Northwest for Skilled Nursing and Post-Acute Care.  At Avamere our rehab professionals build lasting relationships with patients & residents, their families, and fellow team members.  If you are interested in Full-time, Part-time or PRN opportunities, please contact us or apply for this position.

Reasons to Join Avamere Rehab:

  • In-House Therapy
  • Collaborative Team Approach with All Departments
  • Therapist-Run
  • Compliance & Regulatory Management and Education
  • Manageable Productivity Expectations
  • Flexible Schedule Options
  • Two Full-time Status Options (30 or 40-hour workweek)
  • Career Advancement & Development
  • New Hire & New to Setting Mentorship & Training

Avamere Rehab Employee Perks:

  • Tuition Assistance
  • Benefits Start 1st of Month (medical/dental/vision)
  • Comprehensive Benefit Offerings Include: FSA, CERA, Life, AD&D, STD, LTD & more
  • Generous PTO Plan Accrual Starts Day 1
  • 401k Retirement Plan w/ Employer Match
  • CEUs-Continuing Education
  • Employee Assistance Program- Counseling, Coaching, Legal & more
  • Access Up to 50% Net Income Before Payday
  • Numerous Employee Discounts & Wellness Program

Integrity, passion, quality—these are not just words we say, but ideals we choose to guide and influence every decision we make.  We value diversity, equity, inclusion, corporate social responsibility, and employee engagement.  Avamere is committed to hire, develop, and retain diverse talent with aligned values to build a culture of integrity and respect for all.

 The purpose of this position is to provide and direct all aspects of quality patient care, including evaluation and treatment, treatment planning, goal setting, family education, and documentation according to organization's guidelines, professional standards, and community needs. Serves as a patient and rehabilitation advocate for current and prospective patients, and to all internal and external customers. Actively participates in quality assurance and customer service activities.

Compensation range commensurate with experience:  $39-$53 /hour

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides occupational therapy to patients according to licensure
  • Directs and supervises the work of assistants, rehab aides, and students as applicable with state and federal guidelines
  • Follows all organizational and facility safety procedures regarding one’s personal protection and patient safety
  • Expands and enhances self, in both clinical and professional knowledge through associations and continuing education
  • Supports and participates in department operations and development
  • Communicates patient status and needs to the patient, family, caregivers, or other members involved with patient care



  • Graduate of an approved curriculum in Occupational Therapy
  • Able to practice unencumbered
  • In good standing with all regulatory agencies and licensing boards
  • Working knowledge of Medicare and other payer sources
  • Full knowledge of resident’s rights
  • Exudes professionalism in presentation
  • Ability to multitask
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English
  • CPR certification


Avamere Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Participates in E-Verify

Licenses & Certifications

  • Occupational Therapist