Occupational Therapist
Island Hospital
 Anacortes, WA

Job Summary

Job Description

A professional position responsible for the clinical evaluation, development, and administration of appropriate occupational therapy patient care. Duties include:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and can identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs.
  • Assumes all responsibilities of a staff occupational therapist by providing direct patient care for both acute and out-patient populations.
  • Follows the standards of care and Guidelines for Occupational Therapy practice according to WAC 246-915-130
  • Evaluates patient's conditions, requirements, and knowledge level; cooperates with the physician and patient/significant other in determining appropriate occupational therapy treatment. Develops treatment plan and goals.
  • Participates in communication and problem solving with patient/significant other, health team members, and other departments.
  • Follows the standards of care and Guidelines for Occupational Therapy practice according to WAC 246-915-130
  • Follows the Department policy and procedures for documentation according to WAC 246-915-200
  • Possesses knowledge of Continuous Quality Improvement principles and supports the POST department's philosophy of performance improvement.
  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Requirements:

  • Certification from a AOTA approved or accredited program.
  • Current Occupational Therapist License issued by Washington State.
  • Current Basic Life Support Certification.