Occupational Therapist Home Health PRN
Req #: 18001238
Job Category: Home Care
Organization: Central Texas Medical Center
Potential Referral Bonus: $
Central Texas Medical Center
As a member of Adventist Health System, we believe that total health is achieved through a balance of physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being. With each patient’s unique circumstances in mind, our multi-disciplinary care teams provide a vast array of services, combining state-of-the-art technology with a personal commitment to creating an exceptional patient experience.
Our team members also enjoy outstanding care in the form of comprehensive health benefits, a friendly, faith-based work environment, and plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. In addition to earning the Gallup Great Workplace Award six years in a row, we have received a Mother-Friendly Worksite designation from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Our 178-bed hospital includes a Level IV Emergency and Trauma Center, Women’s Center, Level II NICU, Sleep Improvement Center, Institute for Advanced Wound Care Healing, Rehabilitation Institute, home health and hospice care. Through our CREATION Health Institute, we also play an active role in offering free health education and community events to help support a healthy lifestyle.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Comply with all department policies, procedures, practices and standards of care.
- Evaluate patients as assigned.
- Establish a plan of care with goals based on the patient’s current level of functioning and potential for improvement and in accordance with physician’s orders.
- Implement the occupational therapy assessment and care plan, continuously evaluating the patient’s response to program and need for modification.
- Instruct the patient and family in the total occupational therapy program; including self-care and creative activities that are directed toward improving independence, physical and mental functioning.
- Established household management routines.
- Participate in the team process through cooperative efforts with team members in development of the patient care plan and team conferences and provide comprehensive, individualized care to assigned patients.
- Instruct other health team personnel in the care of patients as related to occupational therapy aspects of the patient care plan.
- Participate in orientation, in-service and staff meetings as scheduled.
- Provide required documentation within established time frames.
- Report pertinent observations to attending physician; changing patient care plan and therapy program as directed.
- Develop professional and clinical skills through attendance at staff development meetings, pertinent educational activities and professional affiliations
- Completes related tasks as assigned by the Team Leader or Home Health Manager.
What you will need:
- Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four‑year college or university;
- One to two years related experience and/or training
- Current Texas State Driver's License
- Proof of liability insurance on file
- Current certificate in C.P.R.
- Current license as an Occupational Therapist in the state of Texas.