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Occupation Therapist (Hand Therapy) Clinical Specialist Sports Medicine PRN

Texas Health Resources Fort Worth, TX
  • Posted: October 14, 2019
  • $56 Hourly
  • Full-Time

Texas Health Alliance seeks to hire a Occupation Therapist (Hand Therapy) Clinical Specialist Sports Medicine PRN to work PRN.
The address is 10864 Texas Health Trail Fort Worth, TX 76244
Salary range is Min. $36.69/hr to Max. $56.06/hr - based on relevant experience
Hours/Schedule
PRN (as needed); Working Monday-Friday 7AM-7PM
Performs age appropriate patient assessment and establishes plan of care
Assesses and treats primary patient population with diagnosis/problems that fall under area of clinical specialization
Obtains/verifies physician order for therapy and validates for appropriateness
Reviews available medical records and obtains pertinent medical history from patient or family
Ensures that patient has given informed consent to treatment
Evaluates each patient using age and diagnosis appropriate assessment tests and measurements, including appropriate outcome assessment
tool(s)
Integrates assessment results to identify functional problems and prioritizes care needs with patient and family
Sets appropriate, measurable, functional goals with time frames to address the identified problems including patient/family goals and preferences
Determines plan for care, and/or appropriate therapeutic interventions to achieve stated goals
Initiates therapy discharge planning in collaboration with care team and patient based on prognosis and expected discharge disposition
Demonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient assessment and individualizes care based on age specific needs
Performs age appropriate patient treatment
Treats primary patient population with diagnosis/problems that fall under area of clinical specialization
Uses therapeutic treatment techniques appropriate to patient age and desire for treatment
Performs treatment procedures that are within the scope of the professional license
Performs/delegates technical procedures appropriately and safely
Utilizes a variety of treatment techniques to achieve goals, if necessary
Determines patient response to treatment and evaluates progress (reassessment)
Educates patient and family through instruction, demonstration, and/or appropriate handouts in treatment plan, safety issues, home
programs/self management and assistive equipment
Maintains patient safety throughout treatment
Communicates with physicians and other healthcare personnel as appropriate regarding patient care issues
Demonstrates competence in the performance of age appropriate patient treatment and individualizes care based on age specific needs
Motivates non-compliant or unmotivated patients to participate in therapy
Demonstrates Professional accountability
Utilizes available resources (equipment, support personnel, educational resources) to maximize efficiency and productivity and to meet
personal developmental needs
Participates in orientation and training of less experienced staff, students, volunteers, and observers
Responsible for care provided under their direction, including that provided by licensed assistants and therapy technicians
Attends and/or leads hospital, department, and community meetings / educational in-services
Meets established productivity targets
Represents department in a positive manner to hospital/system/community
Completes assigned work within scheduled hours and offers assistance to others to ensure departmental work is accomplished
Seeks assistance/supervision/consultation as needed and reports to supervisor any problems and/or solutions regarding delivery of patient
care
Willing to be cross-trained to treat any diagnosis or level of care
Participates in continuous improvement activities and/or teams
Demonstrates commitment to the maintenance of a clean, safe work environment that is compliant with departmental, hospital and
regulatory agency requirements
Works in partnership with peers, other disciplines, and departmental personnel
As required, participates appropriately in departmental safety drills / emergency procedures
Performs Appropriate Documentation
Documents all aspects of assessment, plan of care, and re-certifications in accordance with departmental, TJC, Medicare, and other
applicable regulatory guidelines
Documents all aspects of each treatment session in accordance with departmental, TJC, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines
Obtains physician signature on all plans care and re-certifications, providing proof of all attempts to obtain signature such as documenting
contacts in medical record and retaining fax cover letters
Accurately submits patient charges and records procedures according to departmental policy
Documents assessment of education needs, education provided, and patient understanding of education provided in accordance with
departmental, TJC, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines
Completes discharge summary for each patient in accordance with departmental, TJC, Medicare, and other applicable regulatory guidelines
Completes all documentation within established time frame
If appropriate, completes all required team documentation including intake process, plan of care, and discharge summary
As appropriate / required, completes required outcome tools and any additional documentation for outpatients, acute stroke patients and for specialty units/programs (i.e. Lysholme, MDS, DRS, team staffing reports, etc.)
Documents and reports unusual occurrences, on the job injuries, and medical device malfunction
CLINICAL LEADERSHIP
Assists and teaches less experienced staff in area(s) of specialization
Functions as a clinical instructor for professional students
Develops and/or procures appropriate new or updated patient educational materials in area of specialization
Develops or procures appropriate outcome tools in area(s) of specialization
Implements and gathers performance data using selected outcomes tools in area(s) of specialization
Assists in the development of a marketable outpatient program in area(s) of specialization
Serves as a preceptor in orientation / assessment of clinical competence in area(s) of specialization
Promotes departmental image, may make sales calls, and communicates pertinent information to all stakeholders related to area(s) of
specialization
May assist in development of capital budgets related to area of specialization
Other Significant Activities in Addition to Job Responsibilities/Competencies
Participates in strategies to meet business initiatives and unit/team, program, and department specific goals and targets
**Qualifications**
**Education**
Bachelor's Degree Completion of an Occupational Therapy program Required
**Experience**
2 Years as a licensed Occupational Therapist Required
**Licenses and Certifications**
OT - Occupational Therapist Texas Occupational Therapy License Upon Hire Required
And
CHT - Certified Hand Therapist Upon Hire Required
Or
CNT - Certified Neonatal Therapist Upon Hire Required
And
CHT- Certified Hand Therapist Certification Preferred
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support with in 60 Days of hire Required
Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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