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Texas Health Resources OT CLIN SPL in Allen, Texas

Texas Health Allen seeks to hire an Occupational Therapist Clinical Specialist to work Part Time.

The address is 1105 Central Expwy North Allen, TX 75013

Salary range is Min. $36.69/hr to Max. $56.06/hr – based on relevant experience


Part Time (24/hr/wk); Monday- Friday 8:00A-6:00P

Performs age appropriate patient assessment and establishes plan of care

Assesses and treats primary patient population with diagnosis/problems that fall under area of clinical specialization

Obtains/verifies physician order for therapy and validates for appropriateness

Reviews available medical records and obtains pertinent medical history from patient or family

Ensures that patient has given informed consent to treatment

Evaluates each patient using age and diagnosis appropriate assessment tests and measurements, including appropriate outcome assessment


Integrates assessment results to identify functional problems and prioritizes care need swith patient and family

Sets appropriate, measurable, functional goals with time frames to address the identified problems including patient/family goals and preferences

Determines plan for care, and/or appropriate therapeutic interventions to achieve stated goals

Initiates therapy discharge planning in collaboration with care team and patient based on prognosis and expected discharge disposition

Demonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient assessment and individualizes care based on age specific needs

Performs age appropriate patient treatment

Treats primary patient population with diagnosis/problems that fall under area of clinical specialization

Uses therapeutic treatment techniques appropriate to patient age and desire for treatment

Performs treatment procedures that are within the scope of the professional license

Performs/delegates technical procedures appropriately and safely

Utilizes a variety of treatment techniques to achieve goals, if necessary

Determines patient response to treatment and evaluates progress (reassessment)

Educates patient and family through instruction, demonstration, and/or appropriate handouts in treatment plan, safety issues, home

programs/self management and assistive equipment

Maintains patient safety throughout treatment

Communicates with physicians and other healthcare personnel as appropriate regarding patient care issues

Demonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient treatment and individualizes care based on age specific needs

Motivates non-compliant or unmotivated patients to participate in therapy

Demonstrates Professional accountability

Utilizes available resources (equipment, support personnel, educational resources) to maximize efficiency and productivity and to meet

personal developmental needs

Participates in orientation and training of less experienced staff, students, volunteers, and observers

Responsible for care provided under their direction, including that provided by licensed assistants and therapy technicians

Attends and/or leads hospital, department, and community meetings / educational in-services

Meets established productivity targets

Represents department in a positive manner to hospital/system/community

Completes assigned work within scheduled hours and offers assistance to others to ensure departmental work is accomplished

Seeks assistance/supervision/consultation as needed and reports to supervisor any problems and/or solutions regarding delivery of patient


Willing to be cross-trained to treat any diagnosis or level of care

Participates in continuous improvement activities and/or teams

Demonstrates commitment to the maintenance of a clean, safe work environment that is compliant with departmental, hospital and

regulatory agency requirements

Works in partnership with peers, other disciplines, and departmental personnel

As required, participates appropriately in departmental safety drills / emergency procedures

Performs Appropriate Documentation

Documents all aspects of assessment, plan of care, and re-certifications in accordance with departmental, TJC, Medicare, and other

applicable regulatory guidelines

Documents all aspects of each treatment session in accordance with departmental, TJC, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines

Obtains physician signature on all plans care and re-certifications, providing proof of all attempts to obtain signature such as documenting

contacts in medical record and retaining fax cover letters

Accurately submits patient charges and records procedures according to departmental policy

Documents assessment of education needs, education provided, and patient understanding of education provided in accordance with

departmental, TJC, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines

Completes discharge summary for each patient in accordance with departmental, TJC, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines

Completes all documentation within established time frame

If appropriate, completes all required team documentation including intake process, plan of care, and discharge summary

As appropriate / required, completes required outcome tools and any additional documentation for outpatients, acute stroke patients and for

specialty units/programs (i.e. Lysholme, MDS, DRS, team staffing reports, etc.)

Documents and reports unusual occurrences, on the job injuries, and medical device malfunction

Clinical Leadership

Assists and teaches less experienced staff in area(s) of specialization

Functions as a clinical instructor for professional students

Develops and/or procures appropriate new or updated patient educational materials in area of specialization

Develops or procures appropriate outcome tools in area(s) of specialization

Implements and gathers performance data using selected outcomes tools in area(s) of specialization

Assists in the development of a marketable outpatient program in area(s) of specialization

Serves as a preceptor in orientation / assessment of clinical competence in area(s) of specialization

Promotes departmental image, may make sales calls, and communicates pertinent information to all stakeholders related to area(s) of


May assist in development of capital budgets related to area of specialization

Other Significant Activities in Addition to Job Responsibilities/Competencies

Participates in strategies to meet business initiatives and unit/team, program, and department specific goals and targets



Bachelor's Degree Completion of an Occupational Therapy program Required


2 Years as a licensed Occupational Therapist Required

Licenses and Certifications

OT - Occupational Therapist Texas Occupational Therapy License Upon Hire Required


CHT - Certified Hand Therapist Upon Hire Required


CNT - Certified Neonatal Therapist Upon Hire Required


BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support with in 60 Days of hire Required

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.