Job ID: 290018523  |  Last Updated: 6/21/2021

DSHS Fircrest Therapy Aide

Fircrest Residential Habilitation Center (RHC)
Shoreline, WA
Applicant Contact
Adam Seick

Job Description

DSHS Fircrest Therapy Aide
Salary : $2,999.00 - $3,887.00 Monthly
Location : King County - Shoreline, WA
Job Type: Full Time - Permanent
Department: Dept. of Social and Health Services
Job Number: 2021-05787
Closing: 6/22/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
DSHS Therapy Aide

Come join our wonderful team at Fircrest Residential Habilitation Center (RHC) in Shoreline, WA. As a Therapy Aide, you will work under a certified Occupational Therapist or Physical Therapist, assisting in designing and implementing sub-programs and/or screening residents within a given therapy program for intellectual disabilities. Become a part of DSHS and help us on our mission to Transform Lives!

Some of what you'll do:

Provide training and habilitative services to those with developmental disabilities including range of motion and mobility
Insure that each client has the opportunity to reach their maximum potential of well being
Participate with join therapeutic programs
Remediate or rehabilitate physical abilities for clients living in an Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) or Skill Nursing Facility (SNF)
Assist with Activities of Daily Living to maintain and improve skills
Apply upper and lower extremity splints
Assist with transferring/moving clients
Transport clients to appointments, activities, etc.
Maintain accurate data per client program implementation and progress
Monitor and repair adaptive equipment including wheelchair

What we're looking for:
Ability to learn a variety of activities which are part of a planned program
Patience, tolerance, and respectfulness are key in being successful
Ability to work in a team environment
Excellent communication skills
Ability to operate equipment and tools used in therapy programs
Demonstrated understanding of Therapeutic Options training

Who should apply?
Professionals with two years of experience in an occupational or physical therapy program under the supervision of a certified therapist
Completion of an Occupational Therapy Assistant Training program approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association
Completion of Physical Therapy training program approved by the Physical Therapy Association
A bachelor's degree with major study in Speech Pathology or Communicative Disorders

Questions? Please contact and reference #05787
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 applicants 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 and 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.

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