Occupational Therapist I PART TIME WEEKENDS
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: July 2, 2019
The Occupational Therapist I plans, organizes, and provides
professional services in restorative, functional and preventative
therapeutic programs to patients, including all primary evaluation
and formalization of an occupational therapy plan to facilitate
rehabilitation of the mentally, physically or emotionally
handicapped. Works closely with patients and family to establish
and meet treatment goals. The essential functions of the
Occupational Therapist I include the following:
Selects and accurately performs appropriate tests and measurements
after reviewing and evaluating the physician's orders and patient's
Creates meaningful and effective programs that are consistent with
the physician's prescriptions, direction, and goals.
Recommends proper and appropriate medical equipment, orthoses, or
accessories and supplies pertinent to best medical management of
patient's disabilities, disease, or wound.
Administers manual therapeutic exercises to improve or maintain
Supervises and instructs patients in the areas of physical
functions, prosthetic/orthotic use, functional mobility, ADL,
perceptual-motor, sensory integration and community reintegration
in a safe, considerate and professional manner consistent with the
physician's prescriptions, directions, and goals established for
the patient's benefit.
Evaluates treatment efficacy and patient progress to aid in
ascertaining program effectiveness and revising specifics of
Establishes programs that are consistent with occupational therapy
tools and will benefit the patients' well-being.
Accurately evaluates fits and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic
devices and recommends modifications to orthoptist.
Maintains accurate records and prepares timely reports in
accordance with department, Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) and
regulatory policies, procedures, and guidelines.
Maintains effective communication with supervisors and other
patient care givers regarding patient care decisions and consults
with other members of rehabilitation team to coordinate
occupational therapy with other therapeutic activities.
The ideal Occupational Therapist I candidate will have strong
verbal and written communication skills.
Location/Facility -- Temple, TX - Memorial Hospital
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Specialty/Department/Practice -- Rehab - Acute setting
Shift/Schedule -- Part Time - weekends
Benefits -- Our competitive benefits package includes*:
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
- Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit
health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United
States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation,
collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH
stands to be one of the nation--s exemplary health care
organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing
personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education
and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team
is not just accepting a job, it--s accepting a calling!
Bachelor--s degree required
Basic Life Support certification required
Occupational Therapist license required
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