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Occupational Therapist

Company: Talking Tadpoles LLC
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

This Occupational Therapist position works under the supervision of the Discipline Lead, and in the absence of a lead, the Clinical Director. The team member should be dedicated and passionate about the therapy they provide, the families they serve, and looking for an opportunity to grow.

The Occupational Therapist performs patient care and related activities in accordance with best practice/evidence-based practice guidelines
The Occupational Therapist completes patient evaluations and reassessments in accordance with hospital and department guidelines
The Occupational Therapist develops an individualized plan of care based upon evaluation/reassessment findings according to clinical and operational guidelines
The Occupational Therapist performs patient care and related activities within the scope of their training and responsibilities, demonstrating basic clinical competencies
The Occupational Therapist communicates effectively with patient/family/therapists/physicians and other health care professionals to promote quality patient care
he Occupational Therapist provides instruction/education to patients and families/caregivers
The Occupational Therapist assesses patient and family needs regarding their level of understanding, ability to assimilate information and the most desirable method of teaching
The Occupational Therapist provides accurate and thorough information consistently to patients and families concerning their participation in the patient's continuity of care
The Occupational Therapist documents information in patient medical record
The Occupational Therapist documents patient information in Electronic Medical Record according to office policies and clinic guidelines
The Occupational Therapist participates in staff development
The Occupational Therapist plans, coordinates and presents post-workshop training to department staff per department guidelines
The Occupational Therapist performs other essential functions as needed
The Occupational Therapist works with staff and health care professionals to promote teamwork through volunteering regularly to help others when time allows with health, safety and training in-services and other obligatory activities
The Occupational Therapist maintains a current awareness and participates in office quality activities
COTA Supervision as required by the practice.
Other duties as assigned

The Occupational Therapist will have a Master's degree in Occupational Therapy
Current Texas state license to practice occupational therapy
Two years pediatric clinical experience preferred, although a strong new grad will be considered.
Knowledge and understanding of rehabilitative care of patients with acute and chronic conditions, and knowledge of development from the ages of neonate to adulthood
The Occupational Therapist has knowledge of sensory processing and sensory integration disorders, its impact on activities of daily living, and rehabilitation.
The Occupational Therapist must be articulate, courteous, and supportive in dealing with clinical and administrative colleagues, patients and parents with ability to honor confidentiality
The Occupational Therapist will demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills


Keywords: Talking Tadpoles LLC, Arlington , Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Arlington, Texas

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