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Join a team where Helping Hands and Caring 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. Our Physical Therapy Stephenville location has initiated a search for a OT PRN (As Needed). 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 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 care. Bachelor's Degree Completion of a Occupational Therapy program Required Experience None Required Licenses and Certifications OT - Occupational Therapist Texas Occupational Therapy License Upon Hire Required And BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support 60 Days 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. Apply Here:http://www.Click2Apply.net/h448nzz89wcv4r2d PI104005026

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Texas Health Resources

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At Texas Health Resources, our mission is to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve. We are one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States with a team of more than 23,000 employees of wholly owned/operated facilities plus 2,200 employees of consolidated joint ventures in the greater Dallas Fort Worth area. Our career growth and professional development opportunities are top-notch and our benefits are equally outstanding.

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