Work Shift: DAY
Work Week: varied
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.
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