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Baylor Scott & White Health Occupational Therapist in Rowlett, Texas

JOB SUMMARY

The Occupational Therapist 1 PRN plans, organizes, and provides professional services in restorative, functional and preventative therapeutic programs to patients. Clinical practice includes evaluation and occupational therapy treatment planning to facilitate rehabilitation of the mentally, physically or emotionally handicapped. Works closely with patients and family to establish and meet treatment goals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

PATIENT CARE: Evaluates, treats and monitors patient. Modifies therapy program and goals.

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES: Performs thorough and concise clinical documentation in a timely manner. Enters charges accurately.

COMMUNICATION: Communicates effectively with patients and families, departmental coworkers, and members of the medical care team. Provides education to patients, family and staff.

CLINICAL SUPERVISION: Supervises support staff, students and volunteers.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Advances clinical skills through ongoing education, literature review and implementation of evidence based practice. Shares knowledge to develop the clinical skills of collogues. Adheres to organizational, national, and state regulatory guidelines.

ORGANIZATIONAL FOCUS: Maintains awareness of system goals. Aligns individual goals and work activities to support or impact the system goals.

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

Must possess problem solving skills of the type and at a level necessary to accomplish the job.

Must possess good communication skills and be able to relate professionally and positively to patients, patient's family members, and facility staff.

Exhibits strong interpersonal, teamwork and leadership skills with all levels of the healthcare team and assures delivery of excellent customer service to all patients, visitors, physicians and coworkers.

Possesses proficient computer knowledge; operates multiple computer systems and standard Rehabilitation equipment.

High attention to detail in fast paced and dynamic environment.

Ability to multitask effectively while maintaining a high level of productivity.

BENEFITS

Our competitive benefits package includes the following

  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits

  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level

QUALIFICATIONS

  • EDUCATION - Masters' or Bachelors plus 2 years of work experience above the minimum qualification

  • EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience

  • CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -

Occupational Therapist (OT)

Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.

Location- Lake Pointe

Department-Rehab

Shift- PRN Day

As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviours that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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