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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

  • Driver's license

  • Vehicle insurance

  • 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

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 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

Shift: Day

Job Category: Occupational Therapy

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 309895