The purpose of this job/position is to function as a member of the Rehabiltation Services patient care team by providing occupational therapy services such as ADL training, energy conservation, splint fabrication, exercise, sensory integrations and perceptual/cognitive training to assist patients in improving their function in work, leisure and self-care. Therapists evaluate each patient referred, establish treatment goals and objectives, develop and implement the treatment plan, and assist in the process of obtaining DME, assistive devices and post-therapy follow-up. Therapists are expected to supervise therapy interns and to assist with other educational and research activities conducted by the department or the hospital.
Evaluation and Treatment of Patients
Care Coordination/ Interdisciplinary Communications
Departmental Operations/ Quality Improvement/ Professional Development
Environment, PHysical Demands & Equipment Usage
Center for Health and Healing 1 and Beaverton Locations.
Ability to lift 40 lbs., to repeatedly carry equipment weighing more than 5 lbs. and to walk extensively on hard and soft surfaces. Frequent bending and reaching to navigate medical equipment or perform treatment is required. Requires ability to respond quickly and appropriately to urgent medical situations that may arise with high risk or medically complex patient populations. Able to use keyboard and mouse frequently for documentation and communications.