Occupational Therapist - Therapy Services

CHI St. Luke's Vintage Hospital - Houston, TX

Full-time
Department: Therapy Services
Shift: Days
Status: PRN

The Vintage Hospital is specifically designed to offer a compassionate healing environment while providing its unique brand of care to the Northwest Houston community. As well as named one of “The 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the United States.” for 2014 by Soliant Health, a leading specialty healthcare staffing provider and part of Adecco Group.

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides occupational therapy services in development, implementation, and coordination of the occupational therapy program; screens, evaluates, Provides therapeutic intervention for individuals identified with disabilities that interfere with their ability to perform daily life activities; must possess professional judgment and clinical knowledge to develop individualized programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Licensure Required:
Bachelor's Degree - Occupational Therapy
State Licensure in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)
CPR/BLS certification
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Evaluates, plans and Implements occupational therapy treatment programs according to physician referral, and/or plan of care. Designs programs to meet the patient’s physical, psychological, and age specific needs; Performs evaluations, tests, and measurements of functional status, neuromuscular, musculo-skeletal, cognitive/perceptual, and sensory /psychological Functions
Works collaboratively with all members of the interdisciplinary team, other departments and disciplines to assure patients and customer’s needs are met in a timely manner; encourages the active participation of the patient and/or family in goal setting and patient/family training/education
Completes all necessary documentation as outlined by departmental policy and documentation review. This includes, but is not limited to patient care charting, charge entry, completing peer chart and peer reviews, and documenting on daily schedule
Coordinates care of patients with other departmental and hospital activities in a manner that fosters a positive professional image consistent with the departmental and hospital goals and mission statement. This includes, but is not limited to, discharge planning, participation in care conferences, interdisciplinary rounds, collaborative practice groups, the student program and community endeavors
Assigns, Supervises and reviews the care of patients and duties of the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, and therapy aide
Promotes and Supports positive and professional customer service, while interacting with clients, guests and hospital personnel. Works collaboratively with all members of the interdisciplinary team, other departments and disciplines to assure patients and customer’s needs are met in a timely manner. Encourages the active participation of the patient and/or family in goal setting and patient/family training/education
Provides positive and constructive feedback to enhance departmental operations. Completes all necessary documentation as outlined by departmental policy and documentation review. This includes, but is not limited to, patient care charting, charge entry, completing peer chart and peer reviews, and documenting on daily schedule
Utilizes available information management systems to support departmental and hospital goals. This includes utilization of hospital wide e-mail, information announcements, policies, annual computer mandatories, charge entry, and accessing patient care related information. Access and use of information will meet hospital and information management guidelines
Additional Information
Requisition ID: 2019-R0244653
Schedule: Per Diem
Shift: Day Job
Market: CHI St. Luke's Vintage Hospital