Job ID: 8247
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift Length: 8 Hours
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits
PeaceHealth is seeking a Occupational Therapist - Acute Therapy for a Full Time, Day position. Hourly compensation starts at $37.73, more depending on experience.
Looking to be a part of a dynamic Inpatient Therapy team?St Joseph Medical Center is seeking an energetic Occupational Therapist!
Join our experienced rehab team including Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech Language Pathologists.Work closely with nursing, care management, hospitalists and surgeons to help patients recover from acute illness, injury, and/or surgery.Occupational Therapists focus on assessment and treatment of basic self care, cognition, upper extremity function, home environment/modification and family/community support, participate in care rounds and work closely with the treatment team to coordinate discharge planning and therapy recommendations.
Close against the Canadian border, Bellingham, WA combines the appeal of small-town life with easy access to two of the Northwest’s most exciting cities — Seattle (90 miles south) and Vancouver, B.C. (60 miles north). Life in Bellingham means access to the mountains and the sea providing a plethora of outdoor activities as well as a variety of cultural offerings
Our Occupational Therapists work on both the Acute and the Inpatient Rehab unit.The Inpatient Rehab program is primarily a neuro rehab program, working with patients with a variety of diagnoses including CVA, TBI, SCI and other neuro conditions.Our IP Rehab Unit is a 14 bed unit in the acute care hospital setting and moved to it’s a current location in July 2015; has state of the art gym equipment, a fully furnished kitchen and Saebo splinting supplies.
Responsible for the evaluation of patients, determining plan of care and goals of treatment, participating in treatment of patients participating in treatment of patients within the scope of Occupational Therapy. Provides oversight to therapy assistants and students in following the plan-of-care and treatment of patients appropriate to the age of the patient served; provides supervision to therapy aides and volunteers. Works collaboratively as a part of a patient care team toward the best outcomes for patients.
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