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Occupational Therapist - Home Health

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Vancouver
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Occupational Therapist - Home Health for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 173501

 

PeaceHealth Homecare Southwest is looking for dynamic, creative and dedicated Occupational Therapist to join our growing program.

If you are a OT who believes that therapy is about optimizing the functional mobility and independence of your patients while helping them learn to manage their health, and that home is the best place to accomplish these goals then we would like to hear from you.

Leading the way in Value Based Purchasing (VBP), Washington is one of nine states nationally, navigating the quality-outcome-based reimbursement initiative introduced by CMS in 2015.

Through hard-work and dedication, we are proud of our 4-star rating!  We are committed to providing safe and compassionate care to our neighbors throughout Clark County, Washington.

We invite you to get onboard. Become a leader in your profession, focus on functional rehabilitation, become an effective case manager, help develop best practice guidelines and become a trail-blazer in the “Healthcare at Home” movement…which is the future the healthcare.

Clark County, located in SW Washington, is centrally located between the mountains and the ocean, with the world renowned Columbia River Gorge in our own front yard!  The temperate climate allows for year-round outdoor activity, allowing you to also optimize your health and well-being.


JOB SUMMARY
Occupational Therapists participate in the evaluation and treatment of patients, determining plan-of-care and treatment goals appropriate to the age of the patient served.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1.Evaluates assigned patients, gathers data from a variety of sources, such as patient records, interviews, observation, and team members. - Performs initial evaluation of patient/home and applies criteria to determine if patient is a safe candidate for home care/hospice occupational therapy services.
2.Participates personally in the evaluation and treatment of patients, and establishes a treatment plan and goal for each patient.
3.Participates in staff meetings, patient care meetings, educational in-services, caregiver orientation and other professional gatherings as indicated by the manager,
4.Collaborates with other healthcare professionals as necessary to ensure smooth continuous care of the patients.  Acts as liaison with nursing, medical and other therapy staffs to facilitate problem solving and coordination of other services and act as an educational resource.
5.Maintains appropriate clinical records.
6.Recommends and develops new services and programs in collaboration with staff.
7.May work with OT student affiliation programs.
8.May supervise COTAs.
9.Performs other duties as assigned. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION:    

  • BA/BS, Masters, or doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited college required.  

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:    

  • One year experience as Occupational Therapist preferred.
  • General knowledge of field and ability to utilize library resource appropriately.
  • Home Health experience preferred.

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:    

  • Certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) preferred
  • Certified, licensed or registered as required by State in which performs clinical practice.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance required.

 

OTHER SKILLS:    

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment
  • Ability to assess patient’s condition and exercise independent judgment 


 

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

 

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Vancouver, MacArthur (155)
Job Category:  Rehab Therapies 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $36.26, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Drivers License; Occupational Therapist - Washington

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

Posting Notes: Vancouver || Rehab Therapies || Occupational Therapy || Full Time || CARE CONTINUUM SVCS


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