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Occupational Therapist

Company: CHI St Joseph Health
Location: Brenham
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
CHI St. Joseph Health - College Station/Bryan TX Since 1936 CHI St. Joseph Health has been caring for the communities in Bryan College Station Brenham Hearne Navasota Caldwell Madisonville and Bellville. With the area's only Level II Trauma Center the first Joint Commission certified Primary Stroke Center and the first accredited Chest Pain Center in the Brazos Valley; CHI St. Joseph Health is a leader in critical care and the largest provider of cardiovascular care in the region. As an integrated healthcare system CHI St. Joseph Health includes a comprehensive network of over 100 employed providers including primary care physicians specialists and advanced practice clinicians. The network includes more than 20 ambulatory clinics featuring primary care a freestanding Emergency Room Express Clinics and imaging and diagnostic services. -When you join our team of Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists, you will provide patients with hands-on, personalized care to help them build up strength after surgery, injury, or illness. Your critical and creative thinking coupled with access to our advanced equipment and techniques allows you to provide patients with wide range of solutions to address their complex rehabilitation needs. -If you are a compassionate PT or OT, connect with CHI St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital today to experience what it is like to collaborate with talented rehabilitation professionals! -
Responsibilities
JOB SUMMARY

  • The occupational therapist (OT) delivers quality therapy services to patients by performing evaluations and developing individual treatment plans and goals to maximize functional outcomes. The OT is responsible for maintaining standards of professional and ethical practice following the guidelines of the State of Texas Board of Examiners for Occupational Therapy. The OT actively participates in discharge planning, implements the treatment program, and reassesses treatment results. Services are delivered within the framework of an interdisciplinary team approach, including significant others, and the patient. These services are delivered in compliance with St. Joseph Health's mission, ethical standards, and policies and procedures. -ACCOUNTABILITIES
    • ESSENTIALEvaluates/assesses patients in a systematic and thorough manner; establishes appropriate treatment plans and goals within specified time frames; administers appropriate treatments to patients; knowledge and skill in therapeutic exercises, modalities, rehab equipment, manual techniques, transfers and ADL.s Maintains timely and accurate medical records; records legibly in patient charts; completes reports in an organized, thorough and timely manner. Fosters communication with other therapists, physicians, nurses, volunteers, patients and families and other hospital personnel to establish department support; attends and provides quality input to team conferences, departmental meetings, and other hospital meetings. Instruction and supervision in patient care of OT assistants, rehabilitation technicians and student affiliates in a respectful, courteous and consistent manner; assist in performance appraisals of current/new personnel or students. Completes all patient and family education; provides information on outside resources to meet the patient's specific needs. Attends department and hospital inservices; attends one seminar/conference annually. Assists with teaching/training of new/current personnel.Performs other duties as assigned to meet the organization`s needs. - -
      Qualifications
      QUALIFICATIONS
      • Education
        • Required: Bachelor's degree
        • Preferred: Master's degree
        • Major
          • Required: Occupational Therapy
          • Experience
            • Preferred: - one to two years of clinical experience
            • Skills
              • Required: - Basic computer and data entry skills
              • Preferred: N/A
              • Licensure/Certifications
                • Required: Licensed by the State of Texas- Occupational Therapy; American Heart Association CPR certified; Certified by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)
                • Preferred: -member of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA); Member of the Texas Occupational Therapy Association (TOTA)#missioncriticalbryanTXtherapy #chistjosephtherapy - - -

Keywords: CHI St Joseph Health, College Station , Occupational Therapist, Other , Brenham, Texas

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