Occupational Therapist (OT)
Company: Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Keller
Posted on: September 17, 2023
A career at the Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Keller, a 36-bed
inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with
Lifepoint Health and Texas Health Resources, is more than a job.
It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team
caring for people in North Texas who need continued care to recover
completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the
Keller area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual
seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an
organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we
invite you to apply!
What you will do in your role:
Assumes responsibility and accountability as indicated for the care
of those patients being treated by Certified Occupational Therapist
Assistants, rehabilitation technicians and occupational therapy
students. May be assigned to orient staff and students and assume
the duties and responsibilities of the supervisor in the absence of
that individual as qualified to do so.
Assesses patients' needs; identifies and initiates appropriate
occupational therapy interventions; works cooperatively with other
patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional
occupational therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork.
Observes and evaluates treatment affect, accomplishment of short
and long term goals. Recommends change to physician, if needed.
Performs an appropriate assessment on each patient and performs
reassessments, as per policy. Performs accurate and timely QI
scoring. The population is adult and geriatric patients requiring
an adult medical rehabilitation program and services.
Able to assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of
function of participation in rehabilitation; makes appropriate
interventions to reduce pain; makes appropriate physician contact
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that
optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of
medical/health care errors.
Other duties as assigned.
Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Keller strives to maximize the
health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through
comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Our
rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized
treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer
customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs
of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological
conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic
--- - - - - - - -Current licensure as an Occupational Therapist in
the state where the hospital is located.
--- - - - - - - -Previous experience in all aspects of occupational
therapy preferred, but not required.
--- - - - - - - -Effective oral and written communication skills in
English with additional languages preferred
--- - - - - - - -Current CPR/BLS certification.
Keywords: Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Keller, Keller , Occupational Therapist (OT), Other , Keller, Texas
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