Occupational Therapist - Outpatient Pediatrics

 
Position: Occupational Therapist - Outpatient Pediatrics

Job ID: 156196

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: SC CY-FAIR THERAPY

Talent Area: Therapist

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: (4) 10-hour shifts, Monday-Friday

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 — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll plan, evaluate, organize, and implement occupational therapy treatment programs in a developmentally and age-appropriate manner.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Complete patient evaluations and reassessments in accordance with hospital and department guidelines
  • Develop and individualized plan of care based on evaluation/reassessment findings
  • Develop measurable long-term and short-term goals
  • Perform patient care and related activities in addition to monitoring patient response to treatment intervention
  • Recommend appropriate adaptive equipment as needed
  • Assess patient and family needs regarding their level of understanding, readiness to learn, ability to assimilate information, and the most desirable method of teaching
  • Assess and recommend modifications for the home and school environment
  • Document patient information in the patient’s electronic medical record
  • Plan, coordinate, and present a post-workship in-service for all courses paid by continuing education funds
  • Provide student development through mentoring
  • Collaborate with departmental staff and other healthcare professionals
  • Actively participate in the development and gathering of project improvement information


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy required
  • OT certification required
  • BLS certification preferred
  • 2 years’ pediatric and/or clinical experience preferred


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