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Providence Health & Services Occupational Therapist - Glendoveer Day Center in Portland, Oregon

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Providence is calling an Occupational Therapist- Glendoveer Day Center (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Elderplace Oregon in Portland, OR.

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We are seeking an Occupational Therapist - Glendoveer Day Center who will be responsible for OT evaluations, and development and implementation of the OT plan of care in accordance with PACE policies. The OT is a member of the Interdisciplinary Team and responsible to communicate and coordinate care with the team as well as multiple outside providers, caregivers and family members. The OT functions independently, working in multiple settings including the PACE center, participant homes, Adult Family Homes, Assistive Living Facilities and nursing homes. The OT assumes responsibility for participants treated by the OTA and OT Aide.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Performs thorough OT assessments, evaluating the physical and functional status as well as cognitive, psychological and perceptual function of PACE participants.

  • Performs home safety assessments as needed; as well as providing any needed adaptations, DME and caregiver training in home environmentProvide

  • Develops plan of care in accordance with participant’s needs and IDT approval.

  • Interacts with the public and other employees in a positive manner.

  • Demonstrates an ability to treat a wide range of geriatric diagnoses, both psychiatric and physical and be knowledgeable in therapy treatments, goals and contraindications for treatment. Treatments are adapted to the unique PACE population. Requests consultation, supervision or continuing education when appropriate to learn specialized techniques or treatment approaches.

  • Provides participant/caregiver education and counseling regarding issues related to rehabilitation treatment and goals, safety risks and equipment and home adaptations

  • Evaluates, recommends and is responsible for obtaining adaptive equipment and DME. Fabricates adaptive equipment as needed. Adapts equipment and techniques for use in participants living situation assuring optimum function and safety. Trains team members and caregivers in the use of adaptive equipment and DME.

  • Documents all OT evaluations and interventions in appropriate agency format and within agency timelines. Documents reflect good clinical documentation.

  • Responsible for the instruction and supervision of OTA’s and OT Aides in accordance with the OT WAC’s. Supervises students as assigned.

  • Participates in Interdisciplinary Team meetings, presenting findings and recommendations.

  • Participates in other committees as assigned representing the Rehab team

  • Participates in agency CQI process as assigned.

  • Provides training to PACE staff in appropriate areas related to OT practice and participant care.

  • Works independently, managing own caseload and work schedule, including OT treatments, evaluations, staff and caregiver training, home visits, required meetings and documentation

  • Maintains all participant information and records in a professional and confidential manner, per HIPAA regulations

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy

  • Valid Driver's License

  • Current auto liability insurance

  • Current licensure as an Occupational Therapist by the state of Oregon

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Health Care Provider certification at time of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy or OTD (Occupational Therapy Doctorage)

  • 1 year experience working as an occupational therapist in a geriatric setting

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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.

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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-Portland

Req ID: 326150

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