Occupational Therapist (Acute) - PRN

  • Company: Hospital Corporation of America
  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Posted: June 19, 2015
  • Reference ID: 06676-40663
Position Summary:
Under the general supervision of the Clinical/Program Supervisor and according to professional standards evaluates, plans and executes patient's treatment program serving patients that range from infant to geriatric. Coordinates with the team, patient and family to develop a goal directed program. Must maintain accurate records of services provided. Responsible for following departmental procedures, maintaining professional standards and seeking professional growth.

Knowledge & Skills:
Must be able to work independently, complete tasks without supervision and demonstrate independence with decision-making and problem solving in job related activities. Exhibits regular, predictable attendance in accordance with departmental policies and able to manage time demands effectively. Demonstrates flexibility to changing work environment or responsibilities and must be able to function in emergency situations. Exhibits professional and ethical conduct at all times and is courteous with patients, co-workers, family members, physicians and the general public. Appropriately handles confidential information regarding patient records. Must take initiative to set own schedule and patient related goals. Maintains a safe working environment, provides instruction to family, patients and other professionals and communicates effectively using written, verbal, computer and telephone communication. Uses a broad variety of small tools and electrical equipment and patient care appliances routinely to provide patient care. Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skill, time management skill, and an ability to be self-directed and motivated in the performance of all duties and responsibilities. Population served may range from infant to geriatrics. Must pass competency checklists for all responsibilities outlined by departmental/program policy. Will participate and promote positive team interactions to ensure quality patient care and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Acute care including orthopedics, neuro, and critical care

Primary need is for weekend coverage.
Required: Bachelor of Science or a Masters of Science degree in Occupational Therapy.

1 year experience; Computer Skills

Must have current license to practice in the State of Texas; Current CPR certification; Valid Texas driver's license if assigned to operate system vehicles

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