Occupational Therapist/Physical Therapist
Company: Virginia Mason Memorial
Posted on: February 6, 2020
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
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
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
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
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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