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Washington State DSHS ESH Occupational Therapist in Medical Lake, Washington

Description Here's your chance to put your Occupational Therapist education to work! Eastern State Hospital is seeking an Occupational Therapist to assist clients in restoring their abilities to perform activities of daily living. You'll be part of an extended care team working with people with behavioral illness, which allows you the opportunity to grow your career. You will also assess clients, create plans, and work towards helping others meet certain goals. This is an opportunity to make a difference in people's lives! This job is day shift, with weekends off! Why OTs, like you, enjoy a career with DSHS. Some of what you will do * Evaluate and assess the client's motor, sensory, and activities of daily living (ADL) skills * Develop occupational therapy plans, interventions, and treatment goals for individuals and groups * Facilitate group occupational therapy service on a daily basis and provide client-centered individual treatment sessions * Provide occupational therapy treatment to clients with complex problems in the areas of activities of daily living, gross and fine motor, sensory-motor, cognitive and psychosocial skills * Instruct and direct Certified OT Assistants and OT Aides on clinical issues We are looking for someone who * Has a current Washington State license to practice as an Occupational Therapist* A Temporary Occupational Therapy WA state license with sponsorship from a current WA State licensed Occupational Therapist, may substitute for this qualification. Pluses: * Experience observing and analyzing behavioral patterns and function * In-depth working knowledge of group behavior and dynamics * Knowledge of mental illness and recovery principles given in a therapeutic, non-threatening manner Interested? Simply complete our application. Questions contact Tracie Kidd at Tracie.Kidd@dshs.wa.gov or (360)628-7870, reference 07459. Supplemental Information Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle. Washington State Department of Social & Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384. E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security *Salary: $3,987.00 - $5,229.00 Monthly Location: Spokane County - Medical Lake, WA Job Type: Full Time - Permanent Department: Dept. of Social and Health Services Job Number: 2021-07459 Closing: 7/28/2021 11:59 PM Pacific Agency: State of Washington Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504 Phone: View Posting for Agency Contact Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov

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