Ascension Health Occupational Therapist (Sign-On Bonus) in Waco, Texas

Job ID: 217574

Occupational Therapist (Sign-On Bonus)

Waco, Texas

Additional Job Information

Title: Occupational Therapist (OT)

City, State: Waco,TX

Location: Providence Health Center

Department: Occupational Therapy

Additional Job Details: Multiple shifts and schedules available

About Us

A part of Ascension’s Texas Ministry Market, Providence Healthcare Network, based in Waco, Texas, is committed to providing person-centered care through coordination of providers and integration of care across its broad continuum of services. Our healthcare network consists of over 2,300 professionals in 14 clinics and 20 medical facilities, all working together to meet the healthcare needs of your family.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The OT evaluates and treats patients with physical, emotional, cognitive and/or psychosocial deficits.

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses patient 's ability to safely and effectively perform independent living skills.

  • Designs the appropriate plan of care, including type and frequency of treatment.

  • Implements the treatment plan using appropriate modalities. Documents findings of patient progress.

  • Monitors and modifies the plan of care as needed.

  • Seeks consultation as necessary.

  • Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits. Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from therapy services and provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and support programs.

  • Oversees the care provided by certified occupational therapy assistants and therapy technicians according to established regulations and practice standards.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

Required Credential(s):

  • Certified BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Licensed Rehab Therapist specializing in Occupational Therapy (OTR) credentialed from the Texas Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Level Degree- Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program or in final semester required.

  • Master's degree in Occupational Therapy preferred.

Work Experience:

  • No experience required.

How To Apply

To Find your Place, visit www.providencejobswaco.com

Note: If this job opening falls within the Nursing, Nursing Support, or Frontline Supervisor job families, in order to be considered for this job opening you will be required to complete an online fit assessment and satisfy all other job requirements. Details on completing the assessment will be emailed to you one business day after your completed application has been submitted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Providence Healthcare Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE M/F/D/V).

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