Occupational Therapist- Outpatient

 
Position: Occupational Therapist- Outpatient

Job ID: 153466

Location: US-TX-Humble

Department: KINGWOOD OUTPT THERAPY CENTER

Talent Area: Therapist

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Full Time: 730a-6p (77346)

About Texas Children's Hospital

Strategically located throughout the greater Houston area, Texas Children's Specialty Care offer the same high-quality pediatric subspecialty care as our hospital – right in your neighborhood. Staffed by pediatric specialists from Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, our teams are trained to care for the physical and emotional needs of children and adolescents. Working closely with a child's primary-care physician, our specialists diagnose health conditions and develop patient-specific treatment plans. Texas Children's Specialty Care locations use child-sized medical equipment in colorful, child-friendly atmospheres that cater to young patients' needs and interests.   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.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

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

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Responsibilities :

  • 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
  • Monitors patient response to treatment intervention
  • Provides clinical support to assigned outpatient clinic or specialty program
  • Provides instruction/education to patients and families/care givers
  • Documents information in patient’s medical record and assists with patient billing process
  • Works with departmental staff and other health care professionals by volunteering regularly to help others when time allows
  • Communicates effectively with patient/family, team leader, department staff, physicians, and other health care professionals to promote quality patient care


Qualifications:

  • Degree in Occupational/Physical Therapy
  • Highly prefer one of the following: Hand Therapy, Orthopedic, or Feeding experience
  • Two (2) years pediatric clinical experience
  • Current Texas state license to practice occupational/physical therapy in the State of Texas
  • Temporary license is acceptable contingent upon permanent license obtained prior to temporary expiration date
  • Current basic life support certification is preferred
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of pediatric occupational therapy developmentally appropriate for children ages 0 – adulthood
  • Successful demonstration of fundamental competencies and at least two (2) advanced professional competencies
  • Must be articulate, courteous, and supportive in dealing with hospital, administrative, and departmental personnel, patients, and parents
  • Must independently treat patients by developing and following the established therapy plan of care
  • Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills


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