Houston, Texas

JOB SUMMARY
Occupational Therapist who demonstrates the ability:
  • To effectively evaluate patients referred for Occupational Therapy
  • To develop and implement effective, efficient Occupational Therapy treatment programs
  • To manage a caseload of a variety of diagnoses
  • To work a flexible schedule to assist the department in providing consistent provision of Occupational Therapy, weekends and holidays, as well as during periods of high census.

Requirements:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Performs comprehensive patient evaluations, sets appropriate patient goals, develops effective treatment plans, and adheres to patient care and documentation timelines and guidelines per Department Policy and Procedure (10%) E.F.
  2. Provides safe, functionally relevant, and effective treatment interventions (10%) E.F.
  3. Plays an active role in the discharge planning process (D/C Rounds, Team Conferences, equipment recommendation/ordering, consulting with Care Manager, etc.) (10%) E.F.
  4. Supervises the clinical aspects of care delegated to technical and supportive personnel (5%) E.F.
  5. Strives to achieve high level of customer satisfaction (patients, physicians, co-workers, visitors, etc.) (10%)
  6. Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills (written and verbal communication, ability to deal with difficult situations, etc.) (10%) E.F.
  7. Works efficiently and effectively to achieve Department standard for productivity (10%)
  8. Successfully completes all annual requirements on time for continued employment (10%) E.F.
  9. State Professional Licensure
  10. Job Skills Competency Assessment
  11. Age-specific Competency Assessment
  12. CPR Certification
  13. Mandatory Safety Tests
  14. Demonstrates the components of I CARE values statement and Service Pride standards. (10%) E.F.
  15. Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards (10%)
  16. Performs other job-related duties as requested (5%)

Qualifications:

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational Therapy

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Minimum of 1 year's experience.
Will consider new graduates with exceptional clinical affiliation experience and references.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
Current licensure with the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners
Certification in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Strong interpersonal skills; must complete PT/OT Competency Assessment
upon hire and on annual basis

Company Profile:

Based in the Texas Medical Center, Houston Methodist Hospital is delivering on a mission started in 1919, which continues today – bringing quality, integrity, compassion and innovation into everything we do. As the flagship hospital of Houston Methodist, Houston Methodist Hospital is a nationally recognized medical center with a history of health care innovation. Houston Methodist Hospital was awarded Magnet recognition for nursing excellence for a fourth consecutive time by the ANCC. In addition, Houston Methodist Hospital was recently named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country’s top 20 hospitals and was also ranked the No. 1 hospital in Texas for the fifth consecutive year.

Houston, Texas

At Houston Methodist, Leading Medicine is more than a description of what we do; it's who we are. We take our responsibility as Houston's premier health care system seriously, and with a national reputation for excellence in patient care, innovation and research, we hold ourselves and the careers we build to a higher standard. Our culture is diverse, dynamic and challenging. We believe in our I Care Values and conduct ourselves with Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect for others and a commitment to Excellence. Discover the difference for yourself and join Houston Methodist.

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