Occupational Therapist, Clinical Specialist - Clear Lake Health Center (8a - 5p)

Position: Occupational Therapist, Clinical Specialist - Clear Lake Health Center (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 146179

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Clear Lake HC Therapy Dept

Talent Area: Therapist

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

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We are searching for an Occupational Therapist, Clinical Specialist - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you'll plan, evaluate, organize and implement Occupational Therapy treatment programs in a developmentally and age appropriate manner for patients ages 0 - adulthood.


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Responsibilities :

  • Performs patient care and related activities
  • Completes patient evaluations and reassessments in accordance with hospital and department guidelines
  • Develops an individualized plan of care based upon evaluation/reassessment findings according to hospital and departmental guidelines
  • Performs patient care and related activities within the scope of their training and responsibilities, demonstrating basic clinical competencies
  • Communicates effectively with patient/family/manager/department staff/physicians and other health care professionals to promote quality patient care
  • Provides instruction/education to patients and families/care givers
  • Assesses patient and family needs regarding their level of understanding, ability to assimilate information and the most desirable method of teaching
  • Provides accurate and thorough information consistently to patients and families concerning their participation in the patient's continuity of care
  • Documents information in patient medical record
  • Documents patient information in Electronic Medical Record according to hospital and departmental guidelines
  • Participates in staff and student development
  • Plans, coordinates and presents post-workshop training to department staff per department guidelines
  • Performs other essential functions
  • Works with departmental staff and other health care professionals to promote teamwork through volunteering regularly to help others when time allows
  • Attends health, safety and training in-services and other mandatory Hospital activities
  • Maintains a current awareness and participates in departmental and hospital quality activities


  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Current Texas state license to practice occupational therapy
  • Two (2) years pediatric, clinical experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of rehabilitative care of patients with acute and chronic conditions, and knowledge of development from the ages of neonate to adulthood
  • At least two (2) years of pediatric or sports medicine experience preferred
  • Must be articulate, courteous, and supportive in dealing with hospital, administrative and departmental personnel, patients and parents with ability to honor confidentiality
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Utilize basic office equipment such as fax, copier and PC

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