Occupational Therapist / OTR
Medical City Lewisville
PRN (As Needed)
To continuously evaluate, develop a treatment plan and conduct appropriate occupational therapy management to meet the individual needs of medically referred adolescent to geriatric patients (occasional pediatrics in wound care and orthopedic management only) in an efficient, productive manner and within the guidelines of the Occupational Therapy Practice Act and the American Occupational Therapy Association's Standards for Practice and Code of Ethics. To take all appropriate measures to ensure the safety of the patients. To maintain accurate, current records on all patients according to the department's policy and procedures. To supervise support staff and other departmental staff as it relates to patient care. To participate in the quality improvement process and in updating programs and/or development of new programs. To assist with educational programs for departmental and hospital ASSOCIATES and to uphold the standards of the department and hospital by dealing with patients, visitors, ASSOCIATES and other medical professionals in a respectful, courteous manner.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs initial evaluations, formulates assessment and ongoing assessments, and develops a plan of care for the patient.
Initiates and performs interventions that are appropriate for the patient's condition.
Patient's objective status and response to therapeutic interventions is consistently monitored.
Patients are re-evaluated according to department policy and goals.
Ensure patient's insurance has been re-certified prior to the continuation of treatment.
Patient charts are completed and discharged in a timely manner.
Accepts additional patients and assists in other areas to provide good customer service.
American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification.
Texas licensure or eligible.
Pass the licensed personnel FIM exam using the UDSMR Online Credentialing System within 90 days of hire and again as necessary to maintain the facilities UDS-PRO credential.
About Medical City Lewisville:
Built in 1976, Medical City Lewisville is a state-of-the-art full-service medical and surgical facility offering 186 beds with 24-hour emergency services. Excellent customer service and patient safety are our top priorities. Medical City Lewisville has been identified as a High Performer for treatment of congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by U.S. News and World Report in their 2017-18 Best Hospital rankings. In the fall of 2017, we also received the prestigious "A" rating from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization for Hospital/Patient Safety. Medical City Lewisville is a great place to work and the best possible place to receive care.