August 16, 2016

Occupational Therapist - O/P Rehab - Part Time

UT Soutwestern University Medical Center - Dallas, TX

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  • Company
    UT Soutwestern University Medical Center UT Soutwestern University Medical Center
  • Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Part Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

Full/Part Time/PRN: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable

Bachelor's degree from accredited Occupational Therapy program and no experience is required. **Texas licenced or eligible for Texas license is required. CPR or BCLS Certification is required.** Preferred: One (1) year experience.

Demonstrates knowledge of departmental policies and procedures, and treatment specific protocols regarding patient care. Passes competency reviews. Demonstrates knowledge of proper body mechanics, for personal and patient safety. Utilizes good body mechanics and instructs other in proper body mechanics. Does not compromise patients' or anothers' safety, and maximizes patients' treatment potential.
Reviews information available from all sources, i.e., history and physical, overt and subjective complaints, etc. Utilizes proper testing and measurement procedures based on information gathered in evaluation. Identifies and records problems noted. For each problem identified, projects realistic goals with reasonable time frames. Determines if treatment is effective. Utilizes resulting evaluation to identify and record problems, and progresses patient in timely fashion.
Analyzes and designs treatment plans based on patient problems and goals. Prepares for patient discharge. Records patients' progress. Orders equipment and ensures prescriptions are completed in full.
Organizes patient treatment and unscheduled time efficiently. Assists willingly in coverage of other patients and on-the-job training, education, and supervision of occupational therapy technicians, students and/or nursing staff.
Performs other duties as assigned.

**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability..