Job Description

$30,000 Sign on Bonus for eligible, experienced Occupational Therapist's!

This is a Full time day shift position working at Northwest Medical Center.

Seeking an Occupational Therapist who is dedicated to quality patient care across the continuum, working in an acute care setting.

The best of all climates, Tucson is an oasis nestled amid four mountain ranges where you can hike, bike, swim and golf all year round, but be on the ski slopes within an hour! Enjoy all that sunny Arizona has to offer while working as part of a fast-paced, flexible, collaborative, accepting, and open team focused on evidenced-based, patient centered care.


Join a collaborative rehabilitation department dedicated to an interdisciplinary team based approach to medicine. In this department, there are opportunities to cross train in other levels of care Northwest Medical Center including acute care, inpatient rehab, skilled nursing, outpatient, and NICU.

Evaluates and accesses the needs of patients and formulates treatment plans. Develop, carries out, and documents treatment programs. provides education and training for patients, caregivers, and families. Coordinates within the interdisciplinary team including (but not limited to) nursing, physicians, specialists, respiratory therapy, dieticians, case management, ST/PT, radiologists, etc. considers, plans, and coordinates ongoing treatment plans to facilitate safe and effective discharge. May supervise Occupational therapy assistants and aides. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals. Perform a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Reports to the Director of Therapy Services.

Plans and implements specific treatment programs for individuals patients according to the principles and practices of occupational therapy. 

Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements

Education: Required: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited program in occupational therapy.
Experience: Required for NMC: One (1) year of acute care experience Preferred for OVH: One (1) year of acute care experience
Skills: Appropriate prioritization and planning skills, while achieving safety and quality in a high volume environment; Engaging and effective communication and service skills; Adherence to policy and procedures; Process improvement oriented; Self-initiative to assist with whatever is needed.
Licenses/Certifications: Required: Current Arizona Occupational Therapist license; American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross(ARC) or American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) BLS certification For Skilled Nursing Unit: Fingerprint Clearance Card

Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Application Instructions

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