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Occupational Therapist (OT) - PRN, Cypress / NW Houston

Company: Vital Caring Group
Location: Bellaire
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Overview We offer the following competitive benefits to support you and your family!Competitive salary with over productivity bonus opportunityComprehensive benefits packagesGenerous paid time off and holidaysTuition and continuing education Reimbursement401k Plan with a company matchLegal Aid - Identify Theft PlanAdditional perks and discounts Our Occupational Therapist is a registered professional who provides occupational therapy to patients of varying diagnoses. Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans to restore or maintain patient well-being. Evaluates occupational roles and occupational performance of patients with physical, psycho-social and/or cognitive impairments. Provides interventions for deficits and elicits responses. Participates in the coordination of care. ResponsibilitiesPerforms ongoing clinical assessment, including OASIS assessments, at appropriate time points to identify patient needs and determine level of functioning and appropriateness of patient for home care.Develops and evaluates the plan of care in partnership with the physician, patient, representative (if any), and caregiver(s). Revises the POC based on evaluations and ongoing assessment dataCoordinates care and documents coordination with all physicians and other health care clinicians involved in the care of the patient as needed and appropriate.Evaluates the patient's occupational performance in the areas of self-care, work, leisure, and rest. Assesses sensory-motor neuromuscular, psycho-social, and cognitive-perceptual components of occupational behavior. Assesses physical, social, and cultural components of the patient's occupational environment. Assesses and facilitates through direct therapeutic intervention the patient's ROM, strength, coordination, need for and use of adaptive equipment and environmental modifications, functional mobility and safety issues as related to the patient's ADL performance needs. Fabricates and maintains adaptive equipment and hand splints.Provides patient caregivers and family education.Documents, prepares, and completes clinical notes, phone orders and other clinical record documentation on an ongoing basis and in a timely manner.Provides treatment and services according to state and federal regulations and professional standards.Applies concepts of infection control and standard precautions in coordinating or performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease. Provides supervision to Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides, when applicable, in the performance of patient care that is consistent with the patient's needs.Meets mandatory continuing education requirements of the Agency and licensing board.Uses effective interpersonal relations and communication skills.Promotes the Agency philosophy and administrative policies.Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency.Participates in the Agency's QAPI program.Participates in Agency-sponsored in-service training. QualificationsEducation: Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy (OT) program.Licensure: Current State License as an Occupational TherapistCPR Certification: Requires current CPR certificate, and the ability to maintain a current CPR certificate.Experience: At least one year's experience as an Occupational Therapist preferred in an acute care, rehabilitation, or home health setting.Skills: Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice. Tech-savvy with the ability to learn quickly.Transportation: Reliable transportation, current Driver's License, and valid and current auto liability insurance.

Keywords: Vital Caring Group, Houston , Occupational Therapist (OT) - PRN, Cypress / NW Houston, Healthcare , Bellaire, Texas

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