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Occupational Therapist (OT) - Houston, TX

Company: KARE
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Join the KARE Revolution!Our mission is to transform therapists and caregivers like you into KARE Heroes who can save the day by responding to the call from senior care communities. Become part of the KARE HERO Community and find the support you need to get started and stay booked.What is KARE?KARE is an app that connects therapists with senior living communities in need of support.DOWNLOAD KARE () AND START EARNING TODAY!Why KARE?Earn extra income using the license you already have.Control your own schedule and work when you want!Access to potential new employers! - no contracts or long-term commitments.Find your next permanent position with the KARE app.Unlike an agency, if one of our client communities wants to hire you, we don't charge anything. In fact, many of our Heroes use our KARE app to find their next permanent position!3 Simple Steps to Get Started:Download the app ()Complete a quick interview with the KARE Team.Get verified and start working!Some of the fun benefits you will receive by being a HERO include:HERO Real-Time Pay - Get paid immediately once your shift is verified.Sidekick Referral Program - Refer your friends and get paid for shifts they work!KARE HERO Perks - Expenses tracker, bonus opportunities + more!What's it like to work with KARE? Some typical responsibilities include:Provide evaluations and treatment interventions within the scope of practice established by law and professional code of ethics.Responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of rehab services; adherence to an established plan of care, department and patient(s)' schedule, and timely documentation of services.Assess and evaluate therapeutic/rehabilitative/functional status. Participate in patient placement and in the development of the total plan of care.Provide purposeful and skilled interaction care. You will use procedures and techniques to produce a change in condition/function consistent with the physician's plan of care.Observe and report patient's reaction to treatment and changes in patient's condition.Clean, maintain, identify, and report the need for repairs of equipment as necessary.Put patient service first: ensure that patients and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights.Instructs patients in the skills and techniques required for participation in functional activities and evaluates patient progress, attitudes, and behavior as related to rehabilitative potential.Performs routine reexamination as needed/required to modify/progress plan of treatment.May require experience with evaluating and treating residents with memory impartment if assigned to memory care areas of community.Report any changes in residents' physical condition and/or behavior.Qualifications/Skills/Educational RequirementsGraduate of an American Occupational Therapy Association accredited school with bachelors, masters, or doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy.Maintains current registration with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy.Fluently read, write, speak, and understand the English language.Maintains active Occupational Therapy Certification in the state.Maintains current certification in BLS for HealthCare Providers (in accordance with American Heart Association guidelines) (optional).Ability to lift at least 50 lbs on a regular basis and ability to help patients who require physical assistance.Minimum requirement: 2 years of clinical experience, and/or 1 year clinical experience directly in acute care, skilled nursing and/or AL/MC.

Keywords: KARE, Houston , Occupational Therapist (OT) - Houston, TX, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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