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We value your contributions. Our employee recognition programs encourage our teams to raise the bar. We are currently seeking a Occupational Therapy Assistant to join our family. Come be a part of the change!
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland - Texas City, TX
Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) PRN
HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland has been an integral part of Galveston County for more than 60 years. We offer 223 beds and services in emergency medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, surgery, physical therapy, radiology, total joint replacements, hyperbaric medicine diagnostic/imaging services and wound care facilities.
HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center.
What you will do in this role:
The Occupational Therapy Assistant functions under the general supervision of the staff Occupational Therapist. This individual assumes the responsibility and accountability for providing occupational therapy modalities and treatment procedures as determined by the treatment plan established by an Occupational Therapist. This individual administers treatment to patients in the appropriate age ranges as listed: school age, adolescent, adult, and geriatric. This individual maintains patient treatment records, teaches patient, family, and/or caregiver and participates in clinical and inservice educational programs.
Responsible for providing patient care in accordance with physicians' orders and plan of care as developed by the evaluating Occupational Therapist.
Completes accurate, appropriate documentation per policy.
Responsible for following the Texas Occupational Therapy Practice Act.
Maintains department supply level.
Assists in Quality Assessment and Improvement activities.
Adheres to and complies with HCA's ethics and compliance policies in the Code of Conduct. Attends annual training sessions.
Assures that patients' charges are timely and accurate.
Coordinates patient treatment schedule with other disciplines to assure efficient, quality care.
Attends and participates in team conferences as assigned.
Maintains professional exchange of information in all communications.
Assists with orientation of new personnel.
Keeps abreast of current requirements of governmental reporting agencies in the area of delivery of Occupational Therapy services.
Keeps abreast of current literature and treatment techniques.
Provides both oral and written educational information to patients and caregivers.
Assists in verification and/or authorization and pre-authorization procedures to assure therapy sessions are covered by insurance carriers.
Plans effectively and independently for changes in workload.
What qualifications you will need:
Experience in occupational therapy, new graduates of an accredited school are acceptable
Current licensure with The Texas State Board of OT Examiners or eligible to apply for a temporary license by the Texas State Board of OT Examiners.
Demonstrates current clinical competence, as outlined in the appropriate orientation checklist
Adheres to hospital-wide customer service values
Maintains current CPR certification
Scores 80% or better on FIM test within 30 days of hire
HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We'd love to hear from you.
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our recruiters. We are actively interviewing so apply today!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.