Providence Health & Services Occupational Therapist in Missoula, Montana
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Providence is calling an Occupational Therapist (OT) (Occupational Therapy, Day Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Continue to assess changes in patient/client status and modifies care plan appropriately to meet goals
Develop objective goals and a plan of care
Follow patient/client care through to completion, including identifying and planning for discharge needs and recommendations for further care
Gather pertinent information from the medical record and by interviewing patient/client and/or appropriate family members
Implement the plan of care while assuring patient privacy, safety, and comfort
Report change of status information to the nurse and/or physician
Teach appropriate and safe therapeutic/rehabilitation information for improving patient outcomes
Use appropriate assessment tools in order to determine the appropriate level of care for patients/clients
Contribute positively to budgetary and staffing needs by flexing hours and schedule
Market to and educate physicians and other health care members about Rehabilitation Services
Document daily care in an organized manner, including patient/family and staff education, and the Interdisciplinary Plan of Care
Document patient/client and appropriate family members inclusion with goal setting and treatment plan
Patient file are organized, filed, and can be found when needed
Required qualifications for this position include:
Education to qualify for Occupational Therapist licensure
Licensed to practice as an Occupational Therapist in the state of Montana
Motor Vehicle record required
FIM required if working with patients in Inpatient Rehab
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hire
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- 1 year of experience in an occupational therapist capacity in a hospital, skilled nursing facility or other related medical field
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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.
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: On Call
Job Category: Occupational Therapy
Req ID: 309895