OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

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Professional Clinical/Allied Health
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2018-R0198062 Requisition #
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JOB SUMMARY
  • The occupational therapist (OT) delivers quality therapy services to patients by performing evaluations and developing individual treatment plans and goals to maximize functional outcomes. The OT is responsible for maintaining standards of professional and ethical practice following the guidelines of the State of Texas Board of Examiners for Occupational Therapy. The OT actively participates in discharge planning, implements the treatment program, and reassesses treatment results. Services are delivered within the framework of an interdisciplinary team approach, including significant others, and the patient. These services are delivered in compliance with St. Joseph Regional Rehabilitation Center's mission, ethical standards, and policies and procedures.
  QUALIFICATIONS
  • Education
    • Required: Bachelor's degree
    • Preferred: Master's degree
  • Major
    • Required: Occupational Therapy
  • Experience
    • Preferred:  one to two years of clinical experience
  • Skills
    • Required:  Basic computer and data entry skills
    • Preferred: N/A
  • Licensure/Certifications
    • Required: Licensed by the State of Texas- Occupational Therapy; CPR certified; Certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)
    • Preferred: member of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA); Member of the Texas Occupational Therapy Association (TOTA)
  ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • ESSENTIAL
    • Evaluates/assesses patients in a systematic and thorough manner; establishes appropriate treatment plans and goals within specified time frames; administers appropriate treatments to patients; knowledge and skill in therapeutic exercises, modalities, rehab equipment, manual techniques, transfers and ADL.s
      score: N/A
    • Maintains timely and accurate medical records; records legibly in patient charts; completes reports in an organized, thorough and timely manner.
      score: N/A
    • Fosters communication with other therapists, physicians, nurses, volunteers, patients and families and other hospital personnel to establish department support; attends and provides quality input to team conferences, departmental meetings, and other hospital meetings.
      score: N/A
    • Instruction and supervision in patient care of OT assistants, rehabilitation technicians and student affiliates in a respectful, courteous and consistent manner; assist in performance appraisals of current/new personnel or students.
      score: N/A
    • Completes all patient and family education; provides information on outside resources to meet the patient's specific needs.
      score: N/A
    • Attends department and hospital inservices; attends one seminar/conference annually.
      score: N/A
    • Assists with teaching/training of new/current personnel.
      score: N/A
  • OTHER
    • Performs other duties as assigned to meet the organization`s needs.

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