Texas Health Resources OT PRN in Plano, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Work Hours/ Schedule: Variable days 8am - 4:30 pm

Minimum Education Required:

Bachelor's Degree required and Completion of a Occupational Therapy program

Minimum Experience Required: none

Minimum Licensure/Certifications Required:

OT - Occupational Therapist Texas Occupational Therapy License Upon Hire

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support within 60 Days.

Minimum 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.

Job Duties:

Performs age appropriate patient assessment and establishes plan of care

· 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

tool(s)

· Integrates assessment results to identify functional problems and prioritizes 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

· 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

• 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

Entity Information:

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is a 366-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano, Frisco and surrounding communities since 1991. This full-service facility features a full range of specialties including emergency medicine, cardiology, adult and adolescent behavioral health, pediatrics, an adult intensive care unit, state of the art and technologically advanced surgical services and a Level III NICU. Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and over 1,360 physicians on its medical staff in more than 65 specialties. The hospital is an Advanced Level III Trauma Facility, accredited Chest Pain Center by The Joint Commission, named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Collin County and a Gold-Level Mother Friendly business. Texas Health Plano is the recipient of the Disease Specific Care Certifications from the Joint Commission in Chest Pain, Joint Replacement – Hip and Joint Replacement – Knee and an Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center. 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.