oin our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States, and ranked as the number 1 hospital in Washington State, as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2019 - 2020 "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
UW Medical Center's Occupational Therapy has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time, temporary/hourly, day shift, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT 2. This individual will be responsible for planning, directing and administering occupational therapy modalities of treatment and intervention to patients as supervised by the Occupational Therapist.
Administer treatments, training and physical agents as directed by the Occupational Therapist, in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability
Administer standardized tests and implements non-standardized techniques used to gather data, and administers treatment for functional living skills such as self care, homemaking, range of motion, muscle testing, cognitive, visual perception, vocational and avocational skills, splinting, assistive technology and community integration
Report data in both written and oral form following the policy and procedures of the OT department and the Medical Center
Provide supervision to students, aides, and volunteers
Graduate of an approved educational program for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants
Successful completion of the American Occupational Therapy Association's Occupational Therapy Assistant certification examination
Current Washington State license, or license eligible to practice as an Occupational Therapy Assistant
18 months experience as an Occupational Therapy Assistant 1 or equivalent
Physical ability to move patients and equipment
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.