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Occupational Therapist/Physical Therapist

Company: Virginia Mason Memorial
Location: Yakima
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Job Description:

ROLE SUMMARY

Develops evaluation and treatment programs, and uses modalities and/or therapeutic procedures and assistive devices intended to maximize functional potential in all areas of a patient's life. Outpatient hospital based clinic that provides evaluation, treatment, and management of patients with lymphedema and edema.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with an interdisciplinary team within North Star Lodge to serve a patient population affected by swelling issues and the impact on activies of daily living. Demonstrates competency in assessment of patient needs and development/implementation of treatment plans. Supports and foster personalized patient care, incorporating cultural, ethnic, religious, or age specific needs of the patient. Instructs assistants, technicians and students in treatment procedures to be utilized and provides supervision as needed. Orients patients to treatment procedures appropriate to their age and needs. Informs patients of any potential risk during any procedures. Establishes and instructs patient, family, and other caregivers in exercise programs and therapeutic procedures to be continued following discharge. Assists in the referral process when a patient requires additional rehabilitation services following discharge. Meets established productivity expectations.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Education: Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy required. Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy preferred.

Experience: Previous experience as an Occupational Therapist or Physical Therapist in designated specialty preferred.

Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Washington State (DOH) Occupational Therapist license required. Affiliation with a national professional association preferred. Valid driver's license and proof of automobile insurance required (for Home Health positions). American Heart Association BLS required. Certified Lymphedema Therapist required.

Level of Business Knowledge/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Able to identify and report abuse; Knowledge of growth and development principles.

ABOUT US

Virginia Mason Memorial, part of the Virginia Mason Health System, is made up of a 226-bed hospital as well as 20+ primary care and specialty care practices/services. We are a nonprofit community hospital that has served Central Washington's Yakima Valley for more than 60 years. We are seeking remarkable employees with a passion for patients and customer service to add to our growing team!

We offer a three-tier benefit plan including medical, dental, vision coverage, plus a generous 401K plan (with matching!), life insurance options, competitive compensation, an employee wellness clinic and leadership development and education.

Why do we do what we do? As the region's leading health care provider and Yakima's largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we can transform Yakima! Our vision is to "create healthy communities one person at a time." This means that each member of our award-winning team works to provide our patients, and their families, with the best medical and individual care possible. We work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would love to hear from you!

"Virginia Mason Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will."

Keywords: Virginia Mason Memorial, Yakima , Occupational Therapist/Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Yakima, Washington

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