Catholic Health Initiatives Occupational Therapist - PRN in HOUSTON, Texas

Occupational Therapist - PRN

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides occupational therapy services in development, implementation, and coordination of the occupational therapy program; screens, evaluates, Provides therapeutic intervention for individuals identified with disabilities that interfere with their ability to perform daily life activities; must possess professional judgment and clinical knowledge to develop individualized programs.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Evaluates, plans and Implements occupational therapy treatment programs according to physician referral, and/or plan of care. Designs programs to meet the patient’s physical, psychological, and age specific needs; Performs evaluations, tests, and measurements of functional status, neuromuscular, musculo-skeletal, cognitive/perceptual, and sensory /psychological Functions

  2. Works collaboratively with all members of the interdisciplinary team, other departments and disciplines to assure patients and customer’s needs are met in a timely manner; encourages the active participation of the patient and/or family in goal setting and patient/family training/education

  3. Completes all necessary documentation as outlined by departmental policy and documentation review. This includes, but is not limited to patient care charting, charge entry, completing peer chart and peer reviews, and documenting on daily schedule

  4. Coordinates care of patients with other departmental and hospital activities in a manner that fosters a positive professional image consistent with the departmental and hospital goals and mission statement. This includes, but is not limited to, discharge planning, participation in care conferences, interdisciplinary rounds, collaborative practice groups, the student program and community endeavors

  5. Assigns, Supervises and reviews the care of patients and duties of the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, and therapy aide

  6. Promotes and Supports positive and professional customer service, while interacting with clients, guests and hospital personnel. Works collaboratively with all members of the interdisciplinary team, other departments and disciplines to assure patients and customer’s needs are met in a timely manner. Encourages the active participation of the patient and/or family in goal setting and patient/family training/education

  7. Provides positive and constructive feedback to enhance departmental operations. Completes all necessary documentation as outlined by departmental policy and documentation review. This includes, but is not limited to, patient care charting, charge entry, completing peer chart and peer reviews, and documenting on daily schedule

  8. Utilizes available information management systems to support departmental and hospital goals. This includes utilization of hospital wide e-mail, information announcements, policies, annual computer mandatories, charge entry, and accessing patient care related information. Access and use of information will meet hospital and information management guidelines

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Licensure

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree - Occupational Therapy

  • State Licensure in Occupational Therapy required (NBCOT)

  • CPR/BLS certification

Minimum Experience

  • Non-graduates eligible for licensure will be considered

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • N/A

Physical Requirements

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in position.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0151256