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Occupational Therapist

Texas Health Resources Type Full time Posted Aug 22, 2018
TX - Dallas Salary - n/a - Starts - n/a -
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Description

Join a team where Helping Hands and Caring Hearts makes a difference! Texas Health Resources, One of FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to work for is dedicated to finding people to help us fulfill our commitment to make health care human again. We staff our exemplary hospital with health care professionals who approach every patient, every colleague, every physician and every family member with compassion. Come join us on our Journey as we rise to the next level.

Our Physical Therapy Stephenville location has initiated a search for a OT PRN (As Needed).


Performs age appropriate patient assessment and establishes plan of care


Obtains/verifies physician order for therapy and validates for appropriateness


Reviews available medical records and obtains pertinent medical history from patient or family


Ensures that patient has given informed consent to treatment


Evaluates each patient using age and diagnosis appropriate assessment tests and measurements, including appropriate outcome assessment tool(s)
Integrates assessment results to identify functional problems and prioritizes care needs with patient and family


Sets appropriate, measurable, functional goals with time frames to address the identified problems including patient/family goals and


preferences


Determines plan for care, and/or appropriate therapeutic interventions to achieve stated goals


Initiates therapy discharge planning in collaboration with care team and patient based on prognosis and expected discharge disposition


Demonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient assessment and individualizes care based on age specific needs


Performs age appropriate patient treatment


Uses therapeutic treatment techniques appropriate to patient age and desire for treatment


Performs treatment procedures that are within the scope of the professional license


Performs/delegates technical procedures appropriately and safely


Utilizes a variety of treatment techniques to achieve goals, if necessary


Determines patient response to treatment and evaluates progress (reassessment)


Educates patient and family through instruction, demonstration, and/or appropriate handouts in treatment plan, safety issues, home


programs/self management and assistive equipment


Maintains patient safety throughout treatment


Communicates with physicians and other healthcare personnel as appropriate regarding patient care issues


Demonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient treatment and individualizes care based on age specific needs


Motivates non-compliant or unmotivated patients to participate in therapy


Demonstrates Professional accountability


Utilizes available resources (equipment, support personnel, educational resources) to maximize efficiency and productivity and to meet


personal developmental needs


Participates in orientation and training of less experienced staff, students, volunteers and observers


Responsible for care provided under their direction, including that provided by licensed assistants and therapy technicians


Attends and/or leads hospital, department, and community meetings / educational in-services


Meets established productivity targets


Represents department in a positive manner to hospital/system/community


Completes assigned work within scheduled hours and offers assistance to others to ensure departmental work is accomplished


Seeks assistance/supervision/consultation as needed and reports to supervisor any problems and/or solutions regarding delivery of patient care.


 


Bachelor's Degree Completion of a Occupational Therapy program Required


Experience


None Required


Licenses and Certifications


OT - Occupational Therapist Texas Occupational Therapy License Upon Hire Required And


BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support 60 Days Required


Skills


Good verbal and written communication skills in English; Problem solving ability; Ability to teach others; Time management skills; Good interpersonal and customer service skills, Basic leadership skills.


 


Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/my97ddr6h7s3pyvp

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