Occupational Therapist - Acute Rehab - PRN

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Location:
Fort Worth, TX US
Job ID:
96475
Department:
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Area of Interest:
Occupational Therapy
Job Type:
PRN
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health Fort Worth

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

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

Preferred Requirements:
Good verbal and written communication skills in English
Problem solving ability
Ability to teach others
Good time management
Good interpersonal and customer service skills
One (1) year rehab experience

Work Hours/Schedule: PRN with possible regular days per week 7:30a to 4p; on call weekends: 1-2 days per quarter

Core 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.
appropriate patient assessment and individualizes care based on age specific needs.


Entity Information:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930. Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. In early 2014, Texas Health Fort Worth will be opening a new 75,000 square foot Emergency Services Center, one of the largest in the region. Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians on its medical staff.  Texas Health Fort Worth recently received national recognition for its oncology program and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Tarrant County. The hospital is also a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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