Certified Hand Therapist

CHI Franciscan St. Michael Medical Center

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Overview:

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

St. Michael Medical Center is looking for compassionate professionals to join our team in our NEW HOSPITAL in Silverdale! This 500,000 Square-foot hospital will be the most energy-efficient hospital in Washington and will provide an extraordinary healing environment for our patients with beautiful views of the Olympic Mountains and Dyes Inlet. In addition, the entire campus has been developed with the well-being of our team in mind with dedicated respite areas and generous break areas (see the views!) along with the Clear Creek trail running through the hospital grounds, encouraging walks and connection with the community. Be a part of this groundbreaking addition to CHI Franciscan!

Visit our website at www. stmichaelopening.org for 360-degree photos and virtual tour of the new hospital.

Our mission is to deliver high-quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach – physical, emotional, and spiritual – is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Responsibilities

Job Summary:
As an interdisciplinary team member, conducts hand and upper extremity related occupational therapy activities to improve patient function and prevent disability following disease or injury, and improve patients' ability to reach maximum performance within the limits of his/her capabilities. Provides and coordinates comprehensive hand/UE rehabilitation care to patients through the proper utilization of evaluation, planning, education, and implementation of a treatment plan in accordance with Occupational Therapy Standards of Practice. Work includes indirect patient care activities such as; documentation, scheduling, family training, attendance at rounds, interaction with the Interdisciplinary Team, participation in staff meetings, ordering supplies, and contributing to continuous quality control and performance improvement.
Incumbents are also accountable for responding effectively to legal, patient rights, safety, maintenance, and emergency situations; participating in continuing education, staff development, self-directed learning and overseeing the performance of and providing performance feedback of staff, aides, students, volunteers as requested.

Essential Duties:

  • Performs patient assessment/data collection, interprets findings and formulates treatment plans.
  • Implements and updates therapeutic plan of care and treatment based on patient needs throughout patient's treatment/stay.
  • Completes all required documentation, in an accurate and thorough manner, of Occupational Therapy treatment in accordance with FHS documentation standard.
  • Facilitates case management of hand therapy patients.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:
Graduation from an accredited School of Occupational Therapy and completion of Clinical Fieldwork that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.

License/Certification:

  • Current Washington State Licensure in Occupational Therapy
  • Current healthcare provider BLS Certification
  • FHS Hand Therapy Clinical Specialist
  • Certified Hand Therapist (CHT)

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