Occupational Therapist- Weekends

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Location:
Dallas, TX US
Job ID:
97159
Department:
PHYS THRPY/REHAB THRPY: REHAB
Area of Interest:
Occupational Therapy
Job Type:
Part Time
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health Dallas

Qualifications/Duties:
Work Hours/Schedule: 24 hours - Work every Saturday and Sunday and 1 additional day per week, either 3 eight hour shifts or 10 hours Saturday and Sunday and 4 hours on a weekday. Additional hours may be available, but not required.

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
NICU / SCN experience preferred


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 Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit.  Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers . The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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