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Occupational Therapist, Clinical Specialist - Outpatient Pediatrics

Company: Texas Children's Hospital
Location: Spring
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary

We are searching for an Occupational Therapist - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll plan, evaluate, organize, and implement occupational therapy treatment programs in a developmentally and age-appropriate manner.

Schedule Preference: 4 (10hr) shifts - Would prefer Thursdays off, flexible

Think you've got what it takes?

Responsibilities

* Complete patient evaluations and reassessments in accordance with hospital and department guidelines
* Develop an individualized plan of care based on evaluation findings
* Develop measurable long-term and short-term goals
* Manage the schedule effectively to maintain productivity expectations
* Participate in ongoing communication and collaboration with other members of the patient's interdisciplinary care team
* Monitor patient response to treatment intervention
* Recommend appropriate adaptive equipment and/or termination of treatment when appropriate
* Collaborate with the clinic/program team to assess the need for clinical support
* Ensure patient authorization prior to providing therapy treatment
* Assess patient and family needs regarding their level of understanding, readiness to learn, ability to assimilate information, and the most desirable method of teaching
* Develop and instruct the patient and family for appropriate home treatment programs
* Document the patient information in the electronic medical record

Qualifications

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children's, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption

* Bachelor's degree in occupational therapy required
* OT certification required
* 2 years' pediatric and/or clinical experience preferred
* Outpatient pediatric experience preferred

Company Profile

Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands is north Houston's first true, free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and adolescents. Hospital facilities include 24 emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms and acute care beds, as well as a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).

To join our community of 14,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org. At Texas Children's Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for the women and children that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.

Texas Children's is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Keywords: Texas Children's Hospital, Houston , Occupational Therapist, Clinical Specialist - Outpatient Pediatrics, Healthcare , Spring, Texas

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