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Occupational Therapist - Outpatient

St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute - Outpatient - Valley Occ Med
Therapy - On-Call, Day, variable
Posted 2017-06-19 Req # 5442

St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute, in Spokane, WA,is seeking an energetic and autonomous OT to join our skilled team of clinicians to provide outpatient therapy. Patients with a wide variety of ages and diagnoses are encountered on a daily basis allowing our OTs to utilize a variety of skills.

In this position you will:

Evaluate and treat patients with a variety of diagnoses.

Assess patients and determine appropriate discharge recommendations.

Treatment includes family and patient education, activities of daily living (i.e. self-care, cooking, cleaning, money and medication management), and functional mobility progression.

Often work in conjunction with physical therapists and speech language pathologists.

Need to have proficient use of software systems for the maintenance of patient records and communication with team members

Use critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and your ability to make independent decisions

Required qualifications for this position include:

Minimum Bachelor's Degree and a Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational Therapy

Current Occupational Therapy (OT) licensure in Washington State, or eligible

Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for the Healthcare Provider or obtain within the first 30 days of employment.

Company Description

As the region's largest free-standing physical rehabilitation hospital and the only level 1 trauma rehabilitation hospital in the Inland Northwest, St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute serves more than 7,000 patients each year. Solely dedicated to physical rehabilitation services, there is no facility in this region that can compare with St. Luke's interdisciplinary rehabilitation team, physician specialists, excellent nursing services, comprehensive therapy services, and ability to return patients back to the community.

Our mission is to be a resource for health and wellness, in order to optimize the potential for a full and productive life. We serve individuals and their families requiring expertise in medical rehabilitation. St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute seeks to provide value to those served by treating the whole person with regard to physical, intellectual, emotional, cultural and spiritual needs in order to restore to their fullest potential the capacity for living. Excellence of care will take place in an atmosphere of compassion, reverence and integrity.

St. Luke's Rehabilitation Institute is a service of Inland Northwest Health Services (INHS). INHS is a non-profit corporation in Spokane, Washington providing collaboration in health care services on behalf of the community and its member organizations Providence Health Care and Empire Health Foundation.

Spokane is located on the east side of Washington State. As the largest city between Seattle and Minneapolis, Spokane serves as the hub of the Inland Northwest, a 36-county region encompassing Eastern Washington, Northern Idaho, Western Montana, Northeastern Oregon and parts of Alberta and British Columbia, Canada. From sledding to the symphony, Spokane offers a large variety of places to go and things to do. For more information about Spokane, visit