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POSITION SUMMARY -Inpatient Rehab Our Children's House
The incumbent in this position is a staff therapist who participates in the evaluation and treatment of patients based upon current principles and practices of Occupational Therapy. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and Children's Health philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.
Job Specific Responsibilities
Description of Essential Functions of the position
- Provide direct Occupational Therapy evaluations and re-evaluations, including assessment of prior and current level of function, setting individualized goals and making discharge recommendations in accordance with standards of practice; provide direct OT treatments according to standards of practice, including patient and family education, progression of treatment plan and implementation of appropriate therapeutic interventions; report on patient progress through appropriate written documentation including evaluation forms, progress notes, education forms; and collaborate with physicians, patients, family and other members of the health care team relative to patient treatment and progress as well as other affiliated agencies with regard to effective discharge planning.
- Coordinate and prioritize own schedule in relation to demands of patient treatment and other departmental responsibilities; supervise rehabilitation aides; mentor and instruct OT interns and other students as indicated.
- Demonstrate proper use and maintenance of department equipment and supplies; attend and participate in departmental meetings, in-services, rounds and peer reviews; participate in program development as assigned by Team Leader; and participate in continuing education programs or other opportunities for learning for continued professional competency.
- Ability to meet physical and non-physical demands as outlined in the job description.
- Assume other duties and responsibilities that are appropriate to the position and area
- The position is Per Diem (PRN)
- At least 1-year job related experience preferred.
- New grads considered
- Four-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
- Graduate or professional work or advanced degree; or equivalent experience
Licenses and Certifications
- License to practice Occupational Therapy in the state of Texas required.
- Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR/BLS Certification required.
Children’s Health offers opportunities for learning and career development; competitive pay; and a comprehensive benefits program. We promote a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our team members have a voice in their work through surveys, pulses and town halls. And we honor and celebrate our staff with year-round employee appreciation events.
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Location: Dallas, Texas
Activation Date: Monday, October 19, 2020
Expiration Date: Thursday, April 1, 2021