Occupational Therapist - PRN

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Location:
Stephenville, TX US
Job ID:
89754
Department:
PHYSICAL THERAPY
Area of Interest:
Occupational Therapy
Job Type:
PRN
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health Stephenville

Qualifications/Duties:
Minimum Education Required:
Completion of an Occupational Therapy program

Minimum Licensure Required:
Texas Occupational Therapy License
CPR certification or certification within 60 days from hire date

Minimum Skills Required:
Good verbal and written communication skills in English
Problem solving ability
Ability to teach others
Good time management
Good interpersonal and customer service skills


Work Hours/Schedule: PRN (as needed), various times depending on patient needs

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

•Obtain/verify physician order for therapy and validate for appropriateness.
•Review available medical records and obtain pertinent medical history from patient or family.
•Ensure that patient has given informed consent to treatment.
•Evaluate each patient using age and diagnosis appropriate assessment tests and measurements.
•Integrate assessment results to identify functional problems and prioritize 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.
•Determine plan for care, or appropriate therapeutic intervention to achieve stated goals. Initiate 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.


Entity Information:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Stephenville is a full-service, 98-bed hospital serving Erath and surrounding counties since 1926. The hospital offers surgical services, women’s and infants’ services, advanced diagnostic imaging, sleep lab and a wound care program. Texas Health Stephenville has received accreditation as a Level IV trauma center, Cycle III Chest Pain Center by Society of Chest Pain Centers and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. The hospital was named a Baby-Friendly Hospital by the World Health Organization and received Pathway to Excellence® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Stephenville is about an hour away from Fort Worth, so if peaceful surroundings in a rural area are the style you're looking for in your career, consider Texas Health Stephenville.
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