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Occupational Therapist PRN

CRISTA Ministries
Seattle, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 02/27/2018
Categories: Health Care
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


The Occupational Therapist provides and directs a full range of occupational therapy services to residents. This includes assessment, treatment planning and therapeutic interventions in a multidisciplinary team approach, consistent with professional practices and ethical standards. This position is also responsible for program planning and implementation, ensuring quality improvement, staff satisfaction and the productivity standard is met. 






  • Evaluate residents to obtain data necessary for treatment planning and implementation. 
  • Conduct specialized evaluations as indicated. Interpret and communicate evaluation findings to residents, family, and other team members.
  • Conduct screenings of residents newly admitted to the facility and referred by nursing to determine need for intervention/treatment.
  • Document results of resident’s assessment, treatment, follow-up, and termination of services.
Development and Coordination:
  • Develop treatment plans by identifying a problem list, including short and long term goals and methods to achieve identified goals. 
  • Coordinate treatment plan with resident, family, and other team members.
  • Establish individual resident schedules in conjunction with other team members.
  • Implement and conducts treatment as outlined in treatment plan.
  • Confer formally and informally with other team members in coordinating the total rehabilitation program of the resident.
Therapy Services:
  • Provide Occupational Therapy services to residents and initiate referrals when appropriate.
  • Monitor resident’s response to intervention and modify treatment as indicated to attain goals in accordance with physician orders.
  • Adapt treatment to meet the individual needs of the resident.
  • Provide/recommend/fabricate adaptive devices, orthotics or prosthetics.
  • Train resident, family, and appropriate staff in the use or application of the above.
  • Review the quality and appropriateness of the total services delivered and of individual occupational therapy programs for effectiveness and efficiency, using predetermined criteria.
  • Provide treatment in accordance with established standards of practice, department procedures and productivity standards.
  • Record treatment times according to procedures.
Participate in discharge planning.
  • Participate in resident, family, and staff education.
  • Provide in-service education to the members of the residents care team.
  • Participate in continuing education and professional development and maintain current license.
  • Attend in-service meetings and facility meetings as required.
Safety and Quality:
  • Maintain safe and clean work area and adhere to facility/company safety standards.
  • Assist with and participate in Quality Assurance Program as required.
Work collaboratively with supervisor, coworkers, patients and their families. 
Perform other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise and direct COTA’s in the implementation of the treatment plan. Supervise students and volunteer aides.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience
Christian Commitment: A deep and abiding faith in Jesus Christ, lifestyle that is consistent with biblical principles and a demonstrated commitment to spiritual growth and development. Education: Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent and approved by the commission on accreditation of allied health education programs/AOTA (or recognized equivalent).  Licensure/Certification: 
  • Successful completion of National Certification Exam for Registered Occupational Therapists.
  • Current State license to practice.
Other Considerations: 
  • Subject to call-back during emergent or special situations. Healthcare provider required to comply with the federal law (HIPAA) that addresses privacy and security of protected health information. HIPAA training required.
  • Read, write, communicate in and interpret English at a functional level.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with supervisor, coworkers, patients and their families.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience 
Experience:  Geriatric experience. 
To be considered for this position, please submit an application via our website: