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Posted: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 4:31 PM

Job Description:Occupational Therapist, TIRR Outpatient Floater - Kirby Glen & West U.TIRR TOTS & Challenge Job Description Assesses patients then develops and initiates treatment plans based on the results of the evaluation. The evaluation may include tests and measurement of physical, cognitive, perceptual and/or developmental skill as they relate to maximizing the clients level of independence in the occupational performance areas along the continuum of life. Provides direct patient care. Documents findings, progress and instruction to patients and caregivers. May assist Level II & III occupational therapists, manger and director with program development. After specified time period may provide training and guidance to students and interns. Supervises assistants and rehabilitation technicians with regards to individual patient care. ** Position will float between TIRR outpatient clinics: Kirby Glen and West U.** Minimum Qualifications: * Bachelor's or graduate degree in occupational therapy from an accredited university-based occupational therapy program. * Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners license required. * The position requires occasional or frequent lifting up to 75-100 pounds and carrying of up to 30 pounds; prolonged standing; frequent walking, stooping and squatting. Fine hand dexterity, eye-hand coordination, the ability to receive oral and written communication, and to communicate verbally and in writing are also necessary. The visual ability to monitor instruments, computers and equipment, recognize alphanumeric characters, distinguish colors and observe physical characteristics are essential to this position. * Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann. Principle Accountabilities: * Assumes responsibility in the care of the patient. Performs complete, comprehensive evaluation of patients with a physician's referral. Accurately interprets evaluation findings. Completes a written plan of care, develops goals based on evaluation findings, and develops a comprehensive program to attain goals. * Implements an occupational therapy treatment program and provides basic occupational therapy treatments. Demonstrates competency in performing basic occupational therapy skills. Supervises COTA's and Rehab Technicians with regards to individual patient care treatments. Assesses patients periodically to monitor progress towards treatment goals, and alters goals, plan or program as indicated. Motivates and instructs patients/caregivers using appropriate methods. * Communicates effectively with patients/caregivers and professional colleagues to include physicians and insurance companies. Manages time effectively. Documents appropriately in the medical record and completes other documentation duties accurately and efficiently. May serve as Clinical Instructor for OT or OTA interns. * Ensures safe care of patients while adhering to policies, procedures and standards, within budgetary specifications. Demonstrates good basic skills in time management, supply management, productivity, and flexibility based on patient census and accuracy of practice. Provides treatment in all areas of the department, which may include inpatient, outpatient, weekends and holidays. * Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, and skills competency. Supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff. Assists in clinic education efforts, whether to patients, staff, hospital, system or the community. MNTR ST.

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• Post ID: 61948863 houston
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