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Occupational Therapist (OT)

Company: Temple Rehabilitation Hospital
Location: Temple
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Description
A career at Temple Rehabilitation Hospital, a state-of-the-art, 36-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital owned and operated exclusively by Lifepoint Rehabilitation, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in Bell County who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the Temple area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!
Our Benefits:
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What You Will Do In This Role:


Assumes responsibility and accountability as indicated for the care of those patients being treated by Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants, rehabilitation technicians and occupational therapy students. May be assigned to orient staff and students and assume the duties and responsibilities of the supervisor in the absence of that individual as qualified to do so.
Assesses patients' needs; identifies and initiates appropriate occupational therapy interventions; works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional occupational therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork.
Observes and evaluates treatment affect, accomplishment of short and long term goals. Recommends change to physician, if needed.
Performs an appropriate assessment on each patient and performs reassessments, as per policy. Performs accurate and timely QI scoring. The population is adult and geriatric patients requiring an adult medical rehabilitation program and services.
Able to assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of function of participation in rehabilitation; makes appropriate interventions to reduce pain; makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Reports patient progress and barriers to discharge in each patient team conference
Formulates a teaching plan based on identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning; family is included in teaching, as appropriate. Performs appropriate documentation.
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications

Current licensure as an Occupational Therapist in Texas.
Previous experience in all aspects of occupational therapy preferred, but not required.
Effective oral and written communication skills in English with additional languages preferred.
Current CPR/BLS certification.

Temple Rehabilitation Hospital strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury.

Keywords: Temple Rehabilitation Hospital, Temple , Occupational Therapist (OT), Healthcare , Temple, Texas

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