Occupational Therapist

Job Locations US-WA-Spokane
ID
2024-5779
Category
Occupational Therapist
Position Type
Regular Full Time Salary

Overview

Salary: $80,000 - $90,000/annually based on experience

 

Inspire Physical & Hand Therapy, a member of Therapy Partners Group, has been the premier provider for outpatient orthopedics, neurological, musculoskeletal, and sports injuries serving Spokane and surrounding communities for over five years. We are known for providing state-of-the-art health care to each patient while recognizing their capacity to be responsible for their own health. 

 

The Occupational Therapist plans, organizes, develops, administers, directs, and supervises Occupational Therapy treatment in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, regulations and guidelines. The individual in this position must have initiative and be innovative, and must possess a sense of responsibility, integrity and sound judgment, follow standards of proper conduct, and abide by facility policies and standards of care. This position does provide direct patient care to, adult and geriatric patients, including comprehensive assessment, treatment planning and provision of therapy. The Occupational Therapist contributes to program development, quality improvement, program assessment, and departmental policy and procedure development.

Responsibilities

Evaluates patient?s functional status (muscle function, endurance, visual coordination, written and verbal communication skills, self-care ability, work capacity, etc.).Develops the individualized plan of care. Interest/experience in hands and adult neuro. Develops treatment program and establishes goals for improved function. Communicates plan of care to referring physician and other organization professionals. Also, as necessary, will develop program for caregiver?s energy conservation.Teach new skills or retrain patient in once familiar daily activities that have been lost due to illness or injury, in accordance with organization policy.Fabricate splints and instruct patient in the use of various types of adaptive equipment to improve function.Train patient and family/caregiver in the use of prosthetic and/or orthotic devices.Maintains appropriate clinical records, progress notes, and reports to the physician any changes in the patient?s condition. Submits these records in accordance with organization policy.Maintains contact/communication with team members in the patient?s care to promote coordinated, efficient care.Attends and contributes to in-services, group meetings, and other meetings as required by organization policy to ensure comprehensive assessments for the patients of the organization.Instructs and educates patient?s/family/caregiver and other team members in patient?s treatment regime.Participates in discharge planning for patient.

Qualifications

Ability to build positive and collaborative relationships.

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