OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST - OUTPATIENT (PART TIME)

Seton Medical Center Harker Heights - Harker Heights, TX3.4

Part-timeEstimated: $66,000 - $92,000 a year
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Position Description:
The Occupational Therapist evaluates and treats patients with physical, emotional, cognitive and/or psychosocial deficits.

JOB COMPENTENCIES

Personal Effectiveness - Meets established timelines; follows through to ensure completion of assigned objectives, seeks feedback to improve performance, and demonstrates a positive, “can do” attitude

Innovation and change - Looks for opportunities to improve processes and services, makes an effort to learn and develop new skills, and is resourceful and enthusiastic in responding to new challenges

Fostering Teamwork - Is open and honest in dealing with others, demonstrates commitment to team objectives, and sees challenges facing department and helps the team to address them

Quality Services - Delivers high quality services to internal and external customers, accepts responsibility and takes action to address quality issues, and helps operations & services respond to the needs of caregivers

Integrity - Adheres to a standard of ethical conduct that promotes trust and open communication, earns trust by living up to commitments, and can be counted on to keep confidences

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assesses patient's ability to safely and effectively perform independent living skills.
Designs the appropriate plan of care, including type and frequency of treatment.
Implements the treatment plan using appropriate modalities.
Documents findings of patient progress.
Monitors and modifies the plan of care as needed.
Seeks consultation as necessary.
Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits.
Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from therapy services and provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and support programs.
Oversees the care provided by certified occupational therapy assistants and therapy technicians according to established regulations and practice standards.
Maintains accurate and timely medical records, daily charges and personnel in-service attendance records.
Participates in in-services relevant to licensure and maintains records. Participates in staff development programs through orientations and in-services. May participate in selection of new team members and assist with peer review of performance.
Maintains a proactive involvement in the performance improvement process as it relates to departmental, site and network functions.
Performs other duties as assigned.
May be required to be "on-call."

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
Skills & Attributes:
Demonstrated excellent customer service skills.

Demonstrated proficient communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to operate office equipment including telephones, computers, copiers, etc.

Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology.

Position Requirements:
Education/Skills/Experience:
Bachelor's Level Degree.
Two (2) years of experience is preferred.
Master's and/or doctorate degree is preferred.

Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications:
Certification by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association required.
Licensed by the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners (TBOTE) is required.