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Occupational Therapist

Job ID: 58661-147 Date posted: 05/20/2024 Location: Dallas, Texas Facility: Baylor Medical Center at Uptown (10820)
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Occupational Therapist

Dallas, Texas

Overview

When you join USPI, you’re joining a caring, compassionate team who provides excellence in patient care across all of our facilities. As part of our staff, you’ll work with a high level of professionalism and commitment to our patients by providing safe, efficient patient care throughout their health experience. We follow the highest standard for nursing excellence, quality patient care, and innovation.

  • Job Type: Full Time

Success Profile

What makes a successful Occupational Therapist at our location? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Team player
  • Multi-Tasker
  • Positive
  • Compassionate
  • Analytical
  • Detail-Oriented
nurse caring for patient

Culture

Our mission is to treat each and every one of our patients, and their families, as if they were our own family member. Each patient, each family, each and every time.


  • Working with compassion and respect for others and each other, supporting our communities and advocating for our patients
  • Acting with integrity and the highest ethical standards – always
  • Delivering results through accountability and transparency
  • Embracing inclusiveness for all people in our workplace and in the communities we serve

Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Medical, dental, vision, healthcare/dependent FSA, life and disability insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plans

    Secure your future with plans that also include employer discretionary match

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    Up to $1,500 maximum reimbursement per year

  • Paid Time Off

    Up to 15 PTO days per year and 6 paid holidays

  • Work/Life Balance

    Benefits such as paid holidays and vacation help you keep a healthy work-life balance

  • Compensation

    Competitive salaries

Occupational Therapist

Job ID: 58661-147 Date posted: 05/20/2024 Location: Dallas, Texas
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Responsibilities

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Uptown is a joint venture surgical hospital between Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH), United Surgical Partners International (USPI), and local physicians. Baylor Scott & White Medical Center- Uptown provides a wide range of medical and surgical services for to the greater North Texas area across 8 ORs, 24 private Inpatient rooms, a full-service ED. The hospital specializes in both inpatient and outpatient procedures in Orthopedics, Joint Replacement, Spine, General, Bariatrics, Surgical Oncology, ENT, Reconstructive Surgery, and other surgical specialties.

Occupational Therapist Job Responsibilities:

Facilitates development and rehabilitation of patients with mental, emotional, and physical disabilities by planning and administering medically prescribed occupational therapy.

Occupational Therapist - Job Duties:

  • Meets the patient's goals and needs and provides quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluations and test results; determining occupational therapy treatment plans in consultation with physicians or by prescription.
  • Helps patient develop or regain physical or mental functioning or adjust to disabilities by implementing programs involving manual arts and crafts, practice in functional, prevocational, vocational, and homemaking skills, activities of daily living, and sensorimotor, educational, recreational, and social activities; directing aides, technicians, and assistants.
  • Promotes maximum independence by selecting and constructing therapies according to individual's physical capacity, intelligence level, and interest.
  • Prepares patient for return to employment by consulting with employers; determining potential employee difficulties; retraining employees; helping employers understand necessary physical and job result accommodations.
  • Evaluates results of occupational therapy by observing, noting, and evaluating patient's progress; recommending and implementing adjustments and modifications.
  • Completes discharge planning by consulting with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health care workers; contributing to patient care conferences.
  • Assures continuation of therapeutic plan following discharge by designing and instructing patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs; recommending and/or providing assistive equipment; recommending outpatient or home health follow-up programs.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects hospital operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Develops occupational therapy staff by providing information; developing and conducting in-service training programs.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal and certification requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Full time at 30 -32/hours a week. Must be willing to work at least one Saturday/month


Required Skills:

Occupational Therapist Skills and Qualifications:

  • Health Promotion and Maintenance, creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Motivating Others, Legal Compliance, Bedside Manner, Medical Teamwork, Mental Health, Pain Management, Listening, Analyzing Information , Quality Focus
  • Graduate of an accredited occupational therapy program
  • At minimum one to two years of experience
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Maintains continuing education credits as required by the State
  • Current licensed in the State of Texas
  • Current BLS required
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills and is a strong team player
  • Knowledgeable of current treatment protocols and rehabilitation equipment
  • Must be able to work closely with Physical Therapy and nursing staff in the total care of the orthopedic patient
  • Must be able to create an individualized Plan of Care, depending on the needs to each patient
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced setting
  • Must be able to think outside the box with treatment plan

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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