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Occupational Therapist Inpatient

Job Ref: 25563

Talent Area: PT/OT

Location:
Houston Methodist St. John Hospital
Nassau Bay, TX 77058

Area/Department: PT/OT- IP Hand Therapy

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: PRN

Organization: Houston Methodist

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: M - F with weekends


Company Profile

Houston Methodist St. John Hospital is one of the newest members of the Houston Methodist family—extending its healing mission to the many communities in the Greater Bay Area.  Located on the shores of Clear Lake across from the Johnson Space Center, the facility offers advanced medical and surgical care by team members called to serve with excellence and compassion:

  • 137 beds, 224 physicians and over 800 staff members
  • 6 Sports Medicine clinics, 2 Outpatient Laboratory & Imaging clinics


 


Job Summary

PRN position for inpation Occupational Therapist.

SUMMARY      Assess and plan treatment programs for patients relevant to physical dysfunction and implement by direct or delegated care as ordered by physician. Serve as a professional care provider, educator, consultant, and coordinator.   

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES    

1. Evaluate patient`s level of function; develop and implement plan of treatment.

2. Monitor patient progress; maintains timely and accurate patient records.

3. Complete all patient documentation timely and enter charges for services provided.

4. Supervise those treatments delegated to COTAs and technicians.

5. Cooperate/collaborate with members of the medical treatment staff regarding client`s current or recommended treatment, current progress and/or discharge planning.

6. Ensures proper scheduling of patients to maximize utilization of time and equipment.

7. Participate in individual and staff development activities.  8. Assists in program development and expansion of services.

9. Demonstrates ICARE Values.

10. Follows all safety rules on the job.

11. Perform other job related duties as assigned.     

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS      Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational Therapy approved by the Council of Medical Education in collaboration with the American Occupational Therapy Association.     

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS      Have a minimum of 1 year experience but would consider a new grad who have demonstrated exceptional skills and experience during student clinical affiliations.    

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED     Current Texas licensure with the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners.  Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification.    

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED      1. Demonstrates good communication and interpersonal skills.           2. Able to work independently or as a team member.  3. Has specialized knowledge in the Acute and Outpatient settings.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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