Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics

  • Occupational Therapist

    Job Locations US-OR-Salem
    ID 2019-3628
    Allied Health
    Position Type
    Maximum Salary
    Work Schedule
    weekend rotation and weekday fill in
    Hours Each Week
  • Overview

    Your Team. Your Choice. Choose Salem Health.


    Salem Health does more than provide high quality patient care. It is an organization that commits itself to empowering teams to create, innovate, and dream. We are looking for individuals who can challenge the status quo, raise the bar, and embrace change. 


    At Salem Health, we want trailblazers, self-starters, and creative thinkers to drive improvement in the health care arena where “patient-centered” is more than just words.


    We are currently seeking a talented Occupational Therapist to join our Acute Care team!

    Ready to join a team of other highly motivated professional OTs?  This role conducts evaluations and utilizes findings to plan and implement occupational therapy treatments to restore, reinforce and/or enhance a person’s ability to cope and function independently.    Applies the principles of professional practice in occupational therapy in evaluating and treating upper extremity dysfunction and pain, problems in carrying out activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living. Supervises COTA’s.  Utilizes assistive devices and fabricates splints. Assesses and treats cognitive-perceptual disorders. Works with patient/family/caregivers(s)  in the development of goals and implementation of treatment strategies in all areas in all areas of the acute hospital. 

    Collaborates with providers  and other members of the team to deliver a coordinated intervention program that meets the holistic needs of the patient and provides recommendations for therapy needs post acute care.  Engages in professional education  to enhance clinical practice skills.

     You may be an ideal fit if you:  

    • BS, MS, or Doctorate in Occupational Therapy, or certification by NBCOT required.
    • Minimum of one (1) year of experience or clinical rotation in Acute care  required.
    • Graduate of a program approved by the Committee on Accreditation in Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association, and holds a valid license to practice in the state of Oregon or is license eligible.
    • BLS from the AHA within 90 days of hire required.


    As a leader in the local industry, Salem Health offers a generous total rewards package, an empowering culture, and a commitment to the development and growth of our in-house talent. Our work is grounded in respect for people and continuous improvement and we invite you to partner with us to further our mission.


    Salem Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.


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