Techcn OT/PT

 
Position: Techcn OT/PT

Job ID: 151015

Location: US-TX-Humble

Department: KINGWOOD OUTPT THERAPY CENTER

Talent Area: Clinical Support

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   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.  

Summary:

We are searching for our next OT/PT Technician - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll provide assistance to the occupational/physical therapists and physical therapy assistants in providing occupational and physical Therapy treatment programs in a developmentally and age appropriate manner for patients ages 0 - adulthood.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Provides age appropriate care for one or more of the following age groups routinely: Neonate, Infant, Toddler, Preschool Age, School Age, Adolescent, and Adult
  • Attends health, safety and training in-services and other mandatory hospital activities
  • Provides set-up/clean-up of patient care area as requested by treating therapist/therapy assistant.
  • Thoroughly reviews the individualized patient physical/occupational therapy evaluation, plan of care and progress notes prior to implementing patient care treatment as requested by treating therapist/therapy assistant
  • Performs patient care and related activities within the scope of their training and responsibilities (demonstrating basic clinical competencies) as requested by the physical/occupational therapist or physical therapy assistant
  • Coordinates patient transportation schedule with primary therapist, patient care unit and coworkers daily as assigned
  • Ensures adequate inventory of linen and patient related supplies
  • Cleans and disinfects hydrotherapy whirlpools utilizing established departmental protocol following each whirlpool patient
  • Cleans therapy mats daily utilizing established departmental procedures
  • Informs Manager or designee of all patient/personal injury or unsafe situations, anticipated problems and unusual situations
  • Completes appropriate related documentation according to departmental and hospital guidelines


Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent education with a basic familiarity with a medical environment preferred
  • Experience with working with children in some capacity is preferred
  • A current basic life support certification or schedule to attend a CPR certification course is preferred
  • Demonstration of the basic clinical and non-clinical competencies
  • Ability to be articulate, courteous and supportive in dealing with hospital, administrative and departmental personnel, patients and parents
  • Independently support and assist in patient care by following the direction of a therapist or therapy assistant


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