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University of Washington OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST - INPATIENT (PER DIEM, DAYS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 236008


Posting Date: 07/18/2024

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $46.45 - $67.47 per hour

Shift: First Shift


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UW Medical Center-Montlake – Rehabilitation Therapies has an outstanding opportunity for a OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST - INPATIENT WORK SCHEDULE - PER DIEM - Day Shift

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS This role performs occupational therapy treatments and related duties as prescribed by an MD, DO, DDS, PA, ARNP, podiatrist, chiropractor or naturopathic physician. Assigned patients may be hospital inpatients.

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION UW Medicine Rehabilitation - Our multidisciplinary team is centered around compassion and innovation. We work closely with many types of specialists to give each patient the best possible path to recovery. Our passion and dedication to our purpose has allowed us to be recognized by the U.S. News & World Report as one of the top rehabilitation programs in the nation. Become part of our team and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community! PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Evaluate and treat patients with a variety of physical and mental impairments to achieve maximum functional capacity;

  • Confer with medical and other staff members to determine occupational therapy program for individual patients; select situations or activities which require desired motions or actions or help modify behavior and teach the skills necessary to the activity;

  • Report data in both written and oral form following policies and procedures;

  • Participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team and work with patient and family in developing treatment goals and evaluating patient progress;

  • Provide treatment and training to increase daily living skills;

  • Attend and participate in medical rounds and professional meetings with medical consultants;

  • Maintain service related records; adhere to documentation requirements for reimbursement purposes;

  • Evaluate and recommend modifications to community, home and work sites.

  • Adapt and fabricate basic orthotic devices and therapeutic equipment;

  • Recommend and issue occupational therapy materials and equipment;

  • Maintain a clean, safe working environment;May provide work direction and instruction to occupational therapist students, occupational therapy assistants, and other personnel in performance of therapeutic activities; and

  • Perform related duties as required. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS - Graduation from an accredited Occupational Therapy Program and successful completion of American Occupational Therapy certification examination.OR Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license, certification or registration.- Licensed by the state of Washington as an Occupational Therapist ABOUT UW MEDICAL CENTER-NORTHWEST UW Medical Center is an acute care hospital located in Seattle with two campuses: Montlake and Northwest. As the No. 1 hospital in Seattle and Washington State since 2012 (U.S. News & World Report) and nationally ranked in six specialties, UW Medical Center prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances.The UW Medical Center–Northwest campus offers emergency and inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical, and therapeutic care. It is located in north Seattle on a beautiful, easy-to-access 44-acre campus that includes the neighboring Northwest Outpatient Medical Center and Specialty Care Meridian Pavilion.Teamwork. Community. Opportunity. Become part of our team. Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community. ABOUT UW MEDICINE – WHERE YOUR IMPACT GOES FURTHER UW Medicine is Washington’s only health system that includes a top-rated medical school and an internationally recognized research center. UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored. Nearly 29,000 healthcare professionals, researchers, and educators work in the UW Medicine family of organizations that includes: Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Medicine Primary Care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.Become part of our team. Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.