Specialty Therapy Coordinator

 
Position: Specialty Therapy Coordinator

Job ID: 151413

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO OP & CLINICAL SUPPORT

Talent Area: Therapist

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Part Time- Flexible Hours

About Texas Children's Hospital

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.

Summary:

We are searching for a Specialty Therapy Coordinator — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will demonstrate clinical expertise in the physical and educational aspects of specialty therapy programs for pediatric, adolescent and/or adult patient population and their families as outlined in the scope of service. You will work interdependently and independently with and of multi-disciplinary teams. Lastly, your scope of practice will include practitioners, educators, researchers, and change agents with the ultimate goal of enhancing patient-family outcomes and promoting optimal patient-family care.

 

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Responsibilities :

 Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the healthcare team to assist in the planning, implementing and evaluating of treatment approaches utilizing clinical knowledge, sound judgment and problem-solving
  • Perform patient care and related activities within the scope of training and responsibilities
  • Demonstrate advanced clinical competencies in the area of expertise
  • Assess the learning needs of specialty area therapists and other healthcare providers and facilitate the acquisition of knowledge through formal and informal teaching/training
  • Conduct research and development activities for Specialty Services and apply new knowledge relevant to pediatric, adolescent and/or adult specialty to clinical practice
  • Facilitate changes in clinical practice to positively influence patient outcomes and advise and assist in maintaining Joint Commission requirements in all policies, procedures, and standards of care for the Specialty Program

 



Qualifications:

kills & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy or occupational therapy or speech pathologist 
  • Licensed occupational or physical therapist
  • Certified Basic Life Support preferred
  • 10 years’ minimum of clinical experience in area of specialty
  • Prefer Advanced Clinical Specialist 

 



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