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Occupational Therapist (OT)

Company: Care Options For Kids
Location: Killeen
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:The position of Occupational Therapist provides coordinated occupationaltherapy of patients of all age groups. Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care to restore or maintainpatient well-being. Evaluates occupational roles and occupational performance of patients with physical,psychosocial and/or cognitive impairments. Provides intervention to deficits and elicits responses.Collaborates with interdisciplinary team. **Bilingual Preferred but not required**About Us:Care Options for Kids is a pediatric home health agency. We provide speech therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy services to childrenfrom birth to agetwenty-one in the child's home, private school, or daycare setting. Working with the patient, the family, and the physician, we design each child's plan of care to meet the individual needs of the child. We are committed to providing outstandingcare for the children and families we serve.Benefits:

  • 401k
  • Referral program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Electronic EMREssential Job Functions include but are not limited to:
    • Perform clinical assessment; identify patient needs and appropriateness of patient.
    • Assess and facilitate through direct therapeutic intervention patient's ROM, strength coordination,need for use of adaptive equipment and environmental modifications, functional mobility andsafety issues as related to patients ADL performance needs. Fabricate and maintain adaptiveequipment and hand splints.
    • Applies concepts of infection control standard precautions in coordinating/performing patient careactivities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease.
    • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care forpatients.
    • Document, prepare/revise and complete Plan of Care, progress notes, phone orders and otherclinical record documentation on an ongoing basis.
    • Evaluate patient occupational performance in the areas of self-care, work, leisure, and rest.
    • Assess sensory-motor neuromuscular, psycho-social, and cognitive-perceptual components ofoccupational behavior.
    • Assess physical, social, and cultural components of the patient's occupational environment.
    • Must meet mandatory continuing education requirements.
    • Promotes compliance with all fiscal intermediary and/or other third-party payors, througheducation, coaching and other assistance necessary.
    • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency.
    • Promote Agency philosophy and administrative policies to ensure quality of care.Experience/Requirements:
      • Pediatric focus or experience preferred.
      • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
      • Self-motivated, with strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently.
      • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize time and meet deadlines.
      • Ability to work under pressure.
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality of data and information.
      • Knowledge of best therapeutic practices as set forth in the Therapy Practice Act and otherregulatory agencies.
      • Excellent communication verbal and written, and interpersonal skills.
      • Responsive to requests.
      • Reliable transportation, valid driver's license and current auto liability insurance.EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:
        • Bachelors, master's, or PhD in Occupational Therapy from an accredited occupational therapy program
        • Current valid Texas state license to practice occupational therapy.Physical and Sensory Essential Functions:
          • Requires prolonged standing and walking, some bending, pulling, pushing, stooping, stretching and/or heavy lifting.
          • Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity, sufficient to operate a keyboard, telephone, and other equipment.
          • Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient needs and to meet patient/family individualized psychosocial needs.Working Conditions:
            • This job operates in an office, clinic and/or patients' home with various conditions.
            • Possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases with varying exposure to noise.
            • Proof of current CPR and Hepatitis profile required.
            • Ability to work flexible schedule and travel locally.
            • Some exposure to unpleasant weather.Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids Used:
              • Typical office equipment including Microsoft Office Suite and EMR systemIf you are interested in learning more about joining the Care Options family, our culture, or immediate and future opportunities, please visit us atwww.careoptionsforkids.comThank you in advance for considering Care Options for Kids!

Keywords: Care Options For Kids, Killeen , Occupational Therapist (OT), Healthcare , Killeen, Texas

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