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Providence Health & Services Occupational Therapist in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling an Occupational Therapist (Per Diem, Days) to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

We are seeking a dynamic OT to join our multidisciplinary Neuro team of caregivers who provide outpatient Neuro therapy services to patients with a variety of Neuro diagnoses including, but not limited to, stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Acquired Brain Injury and spinal cord injuries. We provide clinical mentorship along with a rich calendar of educational opportunities. Come join our learning environment and meet your goal of providing excellence in clinical care.

In this position you will:

  • Provide initial patient evaluation in accordance to physician request in order to initiate appropriate treatment, which is reasonable in the terms of accepted practice and necessary to recovery of function.

  • Establish treatment goals and plan of care based on assessment and test results.

  • Provide therapy treatment to facilitate motor, sensory, perceptual and cognitive development.

  • Provide education to patients and their families.

  • Utilize software systems for the maintenance of patient records and communication with team members.

  • Work with a multidisciplinary team to plan, organize and chart the future of pediatric therapy services as well as improve patient care and performance.

  • Responsible for ensuring that the clinic is financially successful.

  • Work with a collaborative team of therapists to assure the highest quality, evidence based care is provided to our patients.

  • Provide therapy to children with a wide range of diagnoses.


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

  • Current BLS AHA certification

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • One year experience in a therapist capacity in a hospital, skilled nursing facility or other related medical field

  • Post graduate experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Occupational Therapy

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 214897