Occupational Therapist - PRN

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Location:
Fort Worth, TX US
Job ID:
93441
Department:
OutPatient Rehab
Area of Interest:
Occupational Therapy
Job Type:
PRN
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health Southwest

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

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

Minimum Skill Requirements:
Good verbal and written communication skills in English
Problem-solving ability
Ability to teach others
Time management skills
Good interpersonal and customer service skills
Basic leadership skills


Work Hours/Schedule: PRN (As Needed), weekdays for acute and/or outpatient


Work Location/Setting: Treating patients in the outpatient clinic and/or acute care hospital including ICU, PCU, general medical and post operative orthopedic populations.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

•Uses therapeutic treatment techniques appropriate to patient age and desire for treatment.
•Performs treatment procedures that are within the scope of the professional license.
•Performs/delegates technical procedures appropriately and safely.
•Utilizes a variety of treatment techniques to achieve goals, if necessary.
•Determine patient response to treatment and evaluate progress (reassessment).
•Educates patient and family through instruction, demonstration, or appropriate handouts in treatment plan, safety issues, home programs/self-management and assistive equipment.
•Patient safety maintained throughout treatment
•Communicates with physicians and other healthcare personnel as appropriate regarding patient care issues
•Demonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient treatment and individualizes care based on age specific needs.


Entity Information:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth is a 222-bed full-service facility that includes surgical and imaging services, a 24-hour emergency department, orthopedics and sports therapy, adult critical care, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth, which has been serving Tarrant County residents since 1987, has 1,100 employees, 120 volunteers, and more than 600 physicians on its medical staff. The hospital is a Pathway to Excellence® designated hospital by American Nurses Credentialing Center, a designated UnitedHealth Premium Surgical Spine specialty center and has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the AARC.  We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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