Virginia Mason Medical TEMP - Occupational Therapist in Seattle, Washington
JOB DESCRIPTION Job Number: 212063 Department: Phys Med - Inpatient Hours: 7:30 am - 5:30 pmWith numerous awards and distinctions, including our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason has transformed health care through our innovations in patient safety and our ability to provide patients in our community with easier access to our high-quality care. Consisting of a 336-bed hospital in Seattle, WA, and an extensive network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout the Puget Sound region, joining Virginia Mason is an exceptional opportunity to partner with nationally recognized physicians and peers, and an organization recognized as the benchmark for health care.As a member of our team, you will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine. You will also help to further our commitment to continuous improvement through our Virginia Mason Production System, and our philosophy of empowering you to facilitate real change in the delivery of care. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - your patients.This position uses occupational therapy expertise in the area of functional performance to assess a patient's level of independence, establish attainable goals, and develop/implement a patient-specific treatment plan so that patients are able to achieve their highest level of functioning for activities of daily living.Qualifications:Entry Level I - Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy with 6 month clinical internship.Entry Level I - Washington state license as an Occupational Therapist.Entry Level I - CPR certification.Staff Level II - Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy.Staff Level II - Minimum 1 year work experience as an Occupational Therapist.Staff Level II - FTE status .5 FTE or greater.Staff Level II - Clinical Specialist or Senior Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Therapist.Staff Level II - Department criteria as determined by the management team.Working knowledge of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, wound healing, and disease progression; an understanding of the base components, both physical and cognitive, of ADLs (assisted daily living) and levels of ADL independence.The ability to customize, adapt, and graduate to a home or work site environment or to adapt to a given treatment plan and equipment.Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills.Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.