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Occupational Therapist (OT)-prn

Company: Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 7, 2024

Job Description:

Description
-Occpational Therapist (OT)-prn
A career at Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington, a 40-private bed, state-of-the-art inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated as a tri-venture with Lifepoint Health, Texas Health Resources and Methodist Hospital System, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in the Arlington area who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in Tarrant County need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!
Benefits

Medical, Dental, & Vision plans
Strong interdisciplinary teamwork -Supportive leadership and culture
CEU Support
State-of-the-art equipment - -


What you will do in this role:

Assumes responsibility and accountability as indicated for the care of those patients being treated by Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants, rehabilitation technicians and occupational therapy students. May be assigned to orient staff and students and assume the duties and responsibilities of the supervisor in the absence of that individual as qualified to do so.
Assesses patients' needs; identifies and initiates appropriate occupational therapy interventions; works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional occupational therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork.
Observes and evaluates treatment affect, accomplishment of short- and long-term goals. Recommends change to physician, if needed
Performs an appropriate assessment on each patient and performs reassessments, as per policy. Performs accurate and timely QI scoring. The population is adult and geriatric patients requiring an adult medical rehabilitation program and services.
Able to assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of function of participation in rehabilitation; makes appropriate interventions to reduce pain; makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications


Current licensure as an Occupational Therapist in the state where the hospital is located.
Previous experience in all aspects of occupational therapy preferred, but not required.
Effective oral and written communication skills in English with additional languages preferred.
Current CPR/BLS certification

Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury. We are accredited by The Joint Commission and CARF-accredited for our Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program and our Stroke and Amputation Specialty Programs.

Keywords: Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington, Arlington , Occupational Therapist (OT)-prn, Healthcare , Arlington, Texas

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