Occupational Therapist/Physical Therapist
Company: Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital
Posted on: August 24, 2019
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.
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
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: Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, Yakima , Occupational Therapist/Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Yakima, Washington
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