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Occupational Therapist – Inpatient PRN

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Location: Houston TX

Company Name: Houston Methodist

Occupational Category: 29-1122.00,Occupational Therapists

Date Posted: 2020-02-10

Valid Through: 2020-03-11

Employment Type: FULL_TIME


Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: Rotating Weekends and during the week as needed.
Job Summary

Opportunity for a PRN Occupational Therapist in an In-Patient Setting

SUMMARY Assess and plan treatment programs for patients relevant to physical dysfunction and implement by direct or delegated care as ordered by physician. Serve as a professional care provider, educator, consultant, and coordinator.


1. Evaluate patient`s level of function; develop and implement plan of treatment. 2. Monitor patient progress; maintains timely and accurate patient records. 3. Complete all patient documentation timely and enter charges for services provided. 4. Supervise those treatments delegated to COTAs and technicians. 5. Cooperate/collaborate with members of the medical treatment staff regarding client`s current or recommended treatment, current progress and/or discharge planning. 6. Ensures proper scheduling of patients to maximize utilization of time and equipment. 7 Participate in individual and staff development activities. 8. Assists in program development and expansion of services. 9. Demonstrates ICARE Values. 10. Follows all safety rules on the job. 11. Perform other job related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational Therapy approved by the Council of Medical Education in collaboration with the American Occupational Therapy Association.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Have a minimum of 1 year experience but would consider a new grad who have demonstrated exceptional skills and experience during student clinical affiliations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED Current Texas licensure with the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED 1. Demonstrates good communication and interpersonal skills. 2. Able to work independently or as a team member. 3. Has specialized knowledge in the Acute and Outpatient settings.
Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Company Profile

Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital brings the expertise and compassionate care of Houston Methodist Hospital in The Texas Medical Center – a national Honor Roll hospital – to Bay Area communities. The hospital provides a broad spectrum of adult medical and surgical care, is an accredited chest pain center, and is also acute stroke-ready designated through DNV. Houston Methodist Clear Lake offers many inpatient and outpatient services including 3-D mammography and other state-of-the-art imaging, labor and delivery with a level II neonatal ICU, Cancer Center of Excellence, advanced laparoscopic surgery, comprehensive orthopedics and sports medicine, neurology, urology and otolaryngology. Also, Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital is honored to be the only hospital in the bay area to have a Grade A rating from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grading