David's Medical Center is part of St.
David's HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized in 2014 with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Founded in 1924, St.
David's Medical Center is a full-service medical center offering comprehensive medical care at three locations
David's Medical Center, Heart Hospital of Austin and St.
David's Georgetown Hospital.
Located in central Austin, St.
David's Medical Center includes a 350-bed acute care hospital and a 64- bed rehabilitation hospital providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care.
It is home to the internationally renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St.
David's Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The hospital provides a complete range of women's services, including its acclaimed maternity unit, maternal-fetal medicine, a high-risk maternal and neonatal transport team, the region's largest and most sophisticated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and The Breast Center; complex surgical services; a comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center; and a 24-hour emergency department.
David's Medical Center was named among the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics from 2010 to 2016.
Truven also named St.
David's Medical Center to the list of 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in 2013, 2015 and 2016.
The hospital earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group from 2012 to 2016, and it received the 2016 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades for the fifth consecutive year, as well as Healthgrades' 2016 America's 100 Best Hospitals Award for the second consecutive year.
Under the general supervision of the Program Supervisor administers treatment and programs or portions thereof as planned and directed by a licensed occupational therapist. Is responsible for the correct execution of therapeutic activities and exercise regimes to patients.
Maintains accurate records pertinent to patient's treatment. Supports professional standards and knowledge/skill level.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Exhibits regular and predictable attendance in accordance with departmental/Rehab Center policies.
Demonstrates independence in decision making and daily job activity. Maintains safe working environment and must be able to function in emergency situations. Incorporates rehabilitation therapy evaluation tools and treatment techniques using verbal and written communication.
Exhibits professional and ethical conduct at all times and is courteous with patients, co-workers, family members, physicians and the general public. Provides instruction to family and other professionals. Demonstrates flexibility to create a cooperative working environment that supports rehabilitation objectives and departmental operations.
Functions peripheral to this position may include transporting patients to/from therapy, driving the Rehabilitation van for patient outings, student involvement, participation in research or clinical studies, clerical duties and manual modification and/or adjustment of equipment. Population served may range from infants to geriatrics. Must pass competency checklists as outlined in program policy.
Must have good written and verbal communication skills to share information with co-workers, supervisors, patients and visitors. Will participate and promote positive team interactions to ensure quality patient care and interdisciplinary collaboration.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (REQUIRED/PREFERRED):
Required:Associates degree in Occupational Therapy or an Occupational Therapy Assistant Certificate.
Required:A minimum of two months of supervised fieldwork experience
Preferred:Rehabilitation field work or rehabilitation internship
Required:Licensed or eligibility for license as an Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in the state of Texas
Current CPR certification
Valid Texas Driver's License is assigned to operate system vehicles.