Occupational Therapist

Requisition ID
2020-127742
Employment Type
Part Time
Department
Occupational Therapy
Hours Per Pay Period
0
Facility
CHI St. Luke's Sugar Land Hospital
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
8 AM to 5 PM
Work Schedule
Varies
Location
TX-SUGAR LAND

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

 

St. Luke’s Sugar Land Hospital is an acute care hospital offering medical and surgical services to the Fort Bend community. Clinical services include heart and vascular, gastroenterology, neurosciences, diagnostic imaging, women services, orthopedics, and surgical services including the latest in robotic surgery technology, the da Vinci® Xi. The hospital offers The University of Texas MD Anderson Regional Care Center on its campus. Sugar Land Hospital is a Pink Ribbon Facility offering 3-D digital mammography-one of only 100 sites in the United States.

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY
 
Provides occupational therapy services in development, implementation, and coordination of the occupational therapy program; screens, evaluates, Provides therapeutic intervention for individuals identified with disabilities that interfere with their ability to perform daily life activities; must possess professional judgment and clinical knowledge to develop individualized programs.
 
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Evaluates, plans and Implements occupational therapy treatment programs according to physician referral, and/or plan of care. Designs programs to meet the patient’s physical, psychological, and age specific needs; Performs evaluations, tests, and measurements of functional status, neuromuscular, musculo-skeletal, cognitive/perceptual, and sensory /psychological Functions    
  • Works collaboratively with all members of the interdisciplinary team, other departments and disciplines to assure patients and customer’s needs are met in a timely manner; encourages the active participation of the patient and/or family in goal setting and patient/family training/education
  • Completes all necessary documentation as outlined by departmental policy and documentation review. This includes, but is not limited to patient care charting, charge entry, completing peer chart and peer reviews, and documenting on daily schedule
  • Coordinates care of patients with other departmental and hospital activities in a manner that fosters a positive professional image consistent with the departmental and hospital goals and mission statement. This includes, but is not limited to, discharge planning, participation in care conferences, interdisciplinary rounds, collaborative practice groups, the student program and community endeavors
  • Assigns, Supervises and reviews the care of patients and duties of the Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, and therapy aide
  • Promotes and Supports positive and professional customer service, while interacting with clients, guests and hospital personnel. Works collaboratively with all members of the interdisciplinary team, other departments and disciplines to assure patients and customer’s needs are met in a timely manner. Encourages the active participation of the patient and/or family in goal setting and patient/family training/education
  • Provides positive and constructive feedback to enhance departmental operations. Completes all necessary documentation as outlined by departmental policy and documentation review. This includes, but is not limited to, patient care charting, charge entry, completing peer chart and peer reviews, and documenting on daily schedule
  • Utilizes available information management systems to support departmental and hospital goals. This includes utilization of hospital wide e-mail, information announcements, policies, annual computer mandatories, charge entry, and accessing patient care related information. Access and use of information will meet hospital and information management guidelines

Occupational Therapist, OT, occupational therapy

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
Education and Licensure Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree - Occupational Therapy
  • State Licensure in Occupational Therapy  (NBCOT)
  • CPR/BLS certification 

Minimum Experience:

  • Non-graduates eligible for licensure will be considered  

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • N/A

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