Providence Occupational Therapist – Home Health King County in Tukwila, Washington
Providence is calling an Occupational Therapist (OT) (Home Health, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Home Health King County in Tuwila, Washington. Home Health caregivers will tell you there are significant advantages to caring for individuals and families in their own homes. The home setting is intimate. It helps foster familiarity, sharing, connections, and caring between clients, families and their nurses. If you are interested in a rewarding career with us, this might be the perfect opportunity for you! We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Demonstrate competency in providing quality therapy services including assessment, intervention, program planning and implementation, discharge planning, related documentation and communication. Also demonstrate competency with identifying and making appropriate referral regarding medical, social and emotional factors influencing care.
Evaluate physical and functional status as well as cognitive, psychological and perceptual function to determine the client's capabilities to function safely at home. The home and family/caregiver are assessed for safety risks, and ability to support and care for the client at home.
Develop a therapy plan of care in collaboration with clients/families. The plan of care is communicated with the multidisciplinary team to form a collaborative client care plan.
Provide care in accordance with physician orders and the established plan of care. Assess the effectiveness of treatment and modify treatment to achieve goals.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from an institution approved by the state board in collaboration with the American Occupational Therapy Association
Current Washington State Occupational Therapist License
Current Healthcare Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification
Current Washington State driver’s license and access to daily use of an insured, reliable vehicle or an alternate ability to travel to sites as required
One (1) year therapy experience with adult physical disabilities
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
One (1) year therapy experience in home care or in related rehabilitation setting
Experience with the geriatric population
Advanced Competency in Home Health (ACHH); or Board Certification in Gerontology (BCG) by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA); or Board Certification in Driving and Community Mobility (SCDCM) by AOTA; or Specialty Certification in Environmental Modification (SCEM) by AOTA
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence Home Services is a not-for-profit, home health ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout King County in Washington state. We provide skilled nursing and therapy for patients who are recovering from or living with an acute or chronic illness. Our skilled and compassionate team includes nurses, medical social workers, home health aides, chaplains, occupational/physical/speech therapists, medical directors, and volunteers.
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Occupational Therapy
Req ID: 284190