Nov 29, 2021

Occupational Therapist - Inpatient Rehab Services Ballard, WA

  • Providence
  • Seattle, WA, USA
Occupational Therapy

Job Description


Swedish Medical Center is looking for an Occupational Therapist (Per Diem, Days Shift ) to work in Inpatient Rehab Services at Swedish Ballard in Seattle, WA.

The occupational therapist (OT) delivers and supervises others in the delivery of occupational therapy services. Upon referral, the OT performs evaluations and develops individual plans of care to maximize functional outcomes, implements the plans of care, reassesses treatment results, and actively participates in discharge planning.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrates complex problem solving skills in both patient care and department operations.
  • Performs patient assessment/reassessment.
  • Establishes plan of care with the patient, which is appropriate to the patient's needs and allows for informed consent or refusal.
  • Documentation meets regulatory requirements, departmental standards, and considers reimbursement needs
  • Documents on day of visit, usually at time of visit.
  • Carries out assigned responsibilities in a timely and complete manner, using appropriate judgment and detail
  • Productivity consistently meets department standards
  • Takes initiative to identify and resolve problems, and is pro-active in facilitating operational improvement.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate from an accredited program of Occupational Therapy
  • Possesses valid Washington state occupational therapy license or limited permit. In the case of a newly relocated individual, a Washington state license must be acquired under the circumstances and within the required timeframe set by the state of Washington.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle registration
  • Insurance coverage as mandated by the State of Washington

About the Ballard Campus

Swedish's Ballard campus maintains its strong ties to the Ballard community and fosters a team-oriented work environment. The Ballard campus has an active obstetrics program and a full-service Emergency Department. It is the site of Swedish’s Addiction Recovery Services — one of the few hospital-based drug- and alcohol-treatment programs in Seattle.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, 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-Seattle

Work Locations: Ballard Main Bldg (WA148) 5300 Tallman Ave Nw Seattle, 98107

Req ID: 295485