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Texas Health Resources Occupational Therapist PRN in Texas

Texas Health Southwest seeks to hire a PRN Occupational Therapist

The address is 6100 Harris Parkway, Fort Worth, Texas 76132

Salary range is Min. $34.35/hr to Max. $51.29/hr – based on relevant experience

Work Schedule

• PRN

Job Description

• Performs age appropriate patient assessment and establishes plan of care

• Performs age appropriate patient treatment

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

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

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

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

• 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 care

• Documents all aspects of assessment, plan of care, and re-certifications 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

• 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

• 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.)

• Other Significant Activities in Addition to Job Responsibilities/Competencies

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree – Completion of a Occupational Therapy Program required

• Texas Occupational Therapy License upon hire required

• BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support within 60 days of hire required

Skills

• Good verbal and written communication skills in English• ; Problem – solving ability

• Ability to teach others

• Time management skills

• Good interpersonal and customer service skills

• Basic leadership skills

Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth is a 222-bed full-service facility that includes surgical and imaging services, a 24-hour emergency department, orthopedics and sports therapy, adult critical care, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth, which has been serving Tarrant County residents since 1987, has 1,100 employees, 120 volunteers, and more than 600 physicians on its medical staff. The hospital is a Pathway to Excellence® designated hospital by American Nurses Credentialing Center, a designated UnitedHealth Premium Surgical Spine specialty center and has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the AARC. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Texas Health Highlights

• 2019 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (5 th year in a row)

• 2018 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 th year in a row)

• Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor (2018 and 2019)

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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