Texas Health Resources Occupational Therapist - Outpatient - PRN in Dallas, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Hearts makes a difference! Texas Health Resources, One of FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to work for is dedicated to finding people to help us fulfill our commitment to make health care human again. We staff our exemplary hospital with health care professionals who approach every patient, every colleague, every physician and every family member with compassion. Come join us on our Journey as we rise to the next level.

We are looking to hire a Occupational Therapist, PRN (As Needed) to join our team.

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is located on Walnut Hill Lane, just east of Central Expressway (U.S. 75).

8200 Walnut Hill Lane

Dallas, TX 75231

Minimum Education Required:

Completion of an Occupational Therapy program

Minimum Licensure Required:

Texas Occupational Therapy License

CPR certification or certification within 60 days from hire date

CHT (Certified Hand Therapist) preferred

Minimum Experience Required:

None

1 year experience inpatient rehab experience preferred

Hand therapy experience preferred

Preferred Skills:

Good verbal and written communication skills in English

Problem solving ability

Ability to teach others

Good time management

Good interpersonal and customer service skills

Work Hours/Schedule: PRN (As Needed), weekdays

Work Location/Setting: Outpatient

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

•Obtain/verify physician order for therapy and validate for appropriateness.

•Review available medical records and obtain pertinent medical history from patient or family.

•Ensure that patient has given informed consent to treatment.

•Evaluate each patient using age and diagnosis appropriate assessment tests and measurements.

•Integrate assessment results to identify functional problems and prioritize care needs with patient and family.

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

•Determine plan for care, or appropriate therapeutic intervention to achieve stated goals. Initiate 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.customer service skills, Basic

leadership skills

Entity Information:

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers . The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

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.