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Providence Occupational Therapist - Home Health in Newberg, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling an Occupational Therapist - Home Health Yamhill Service Area (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Home Health Yamhill in Newberg, OR.

We are seeking an Occupational Therapist - Home Health Yamhill Service Area who will manage and provide skilled occupational therapy to patients and clients with a wide variety of diagnoses and disabilities in a home setting in accordance with a physician directed plan of treatment, taking into account individual patients special or age related needs.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide occupational therapy applying therapeutic principles and practices as well as providing care appropriate to the ages of the patients

  • Communicate with patients, families, caregivers, insurers and other health care workers in a positive manner

  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to adjust daily schedules to meet service area demands

  • Safeguard confidentiality for all patients, medical staff, employees, and other related information

  • Evaluate existing service and equipment and identifies options with Providence Health & Services facilities or local companies for new services

  • Plan and implement a comprehensive occupational therapy treatment plan, modifying and progressing the program in response to changing patient needs

  • Consult with other members of rehabilitation team to select therapy programs consistent with needs and capabilities of individual

  • Provide written and verbal instructions to the patients and caregivers to assist the patient in resuming life in the community or in an established safe environment

  • Identify specialized needs requiring specialized follow-up after discharge and makes the necessary referrals

  • Support and comply with the Continuous Quality Improvement program

  • Maintain accurate, thorough, and timely patient-related computer documentation in accordance with department policy and procedure

  • Design and construct special equipment for individual patients and suggests adaptation of individual's work and home environments

  • Regularly consult with department manager or supervisor regarding patient status and program through discharge

  • Provide quality patient care in an efficient, cost-effective, caring manner

  • Maintain a positive, professional personal presentation at all times

  • Maintain and enhances professional development through appropriate educational experiences

  • Enhance personal professional growth by establishing individual goals, providing in-services to others, conducting training programs, participating in community activities, and contributing to program development

  • Supervise therapy assistants, students, volunteers and other observers

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree -OR- Master'sDegree -OR- Ph.D. from an accredited Occupational Therapy Program

  • Current Occupational Therapy licensure through the State of Oregon -OR- temporary license if new graduate awaiting licensing exam results

  • Current American Heart Association - Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) (Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider) -OR- ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) required within 30 days of hire

  • Valid drivers license

  • Driving record consistent with GOP Safe Driving Policy 330 Incident Point Matrix at time of hire

  • Reliable transportation

  • In compliance with the Providence Health & Services-OR Human Resources policy #302 Background Checks, a criminal background check is required for this position, based on assigned duties

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Occupational Therapy

Location: Oregon-Newberg

Req ID: 264779

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