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Texas Health Resources Occupational Therapist PRN in Fort Worth, Texas

Occupational Therapist (Outpatient) – PRN as Needed

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We’re looking for qualified Occupational Therapist like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Fort Worth 1301 Pennsylvania Ave TX 76104

  • Work environment: OT Outpatient

  • Work hours: PRN, As needed

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930. Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. In early 2014, Texas Health Fort Worth will be opening a new 75,000 square foot Emergency Services Center, one of the largest in the region. Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians on its medical staff. Texas Health Fort Worth recently received national recognition for its oncology program and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Tarrant County. The hospital is also a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree completion of a Occupational Therapy Program (required)

  • Experience preferred

  • Occupational Therapist License – Texas (required)

  • BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care (required)

Position Responsibilities Texas Health Occupational Therapist are responsible for performing age-appropriate patient assessment and establishing Plan of Care. Obtaining/verifying physician order for therapy and validating for appropriateness. Reviewing available medical records and obtaining pertinent medical history from patient or family and ensuring that patient has given informed consent to treatment.

In addition to the required qualifications, a successful Occupational Therapist will

  • integrate assessment results to identify functional problems and prioritizes care needs with patient and family.

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

  • determine plan for care, and/or appropriate therapeutic interventions to achieve stated goals.

  • determine patient response to treatment and evaluate progress.

  • educate patient and family through instruction, demonstration, and/or appropriate handouts in treatment plan, safety issues, home programs/self management and assistive equipment educate patient and family through instruction, demonstration, and/or appropriate handouts in treatment plan, safety issues, home programs/self management and assistive equipment

  • communicate with physicians and interdisciplinary care team of the admission assessment process, plan of care, progress, discharge planning, after care needs

  • and other special issues as they arise.

  • document all aspects of assessment and plan of care in accordance with departmental, TJC, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines.

  • utilize available resources (equipment, support personnel, educational resources) to maximize efficiency and productivity and meet developmental needs.

Why Texas Health At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make THR a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Occupational Therapist

  • Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing in a teamwork environment

  • Positively impact patients’ quality of life

  • Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated clinical leadership resources

  • Enjoy opportunities for growth

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org

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.

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