Occupational Therapist II-Assisted Living (FT, Days)
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System - Houston, TX

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Memorial Hermann Post Acute Care is looking for an Occupational Therapist to work in our partner assisted living facilty in Clear Lake. Homecare experienc is a plus. Experience working with the geriatric population is a must!

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1.Assumes responsibility in the care of the patient. Performs complete, comprehensive evaluation of patients with a physician?s referral. Accurately interprets evaluation findings. Completes a written plan of care, develops goals based on evaluation findings, and develops a comprehensive program to attain goals.

2.Implements an occupational therapy treatment program and provides advanced occupational therapy treatments. Demonstrates competency in performing advanced occupational therapy skills. Assesses patients periodically to monitor progress towards treatment goals, and alters goals, plan or program as indicated. Supervises assistants and rehabilitation technicians with regards to patient care. Motivates and instructs patients/caregivers using appropriate methods.

3.Communicates effectively with patient/caregiver and professional colleagues including physicians and insurance companies. Manages time effectively. Documents appropriately in the medical record and completes other documentation duties accurately and efficiently.

4.Serves as clinical resource to staff, hospital, community and/or systems or departmental committee/task force. Acts as clinical instructor to OT and OTA interns. Assists in program development within the department. Assists in supervision of support staff. Demonstrates expertise in treatment of a particular patient population. Actively participates in organized community service/functions as a representative of the profession.

5.Ensures safe care to patients while adhering to policies, procedures and standards, within budgetary specifications. Demonstrates good skills in time management, supply management, productivity and accuracy of practice. Provide treatment in all areas of the department, which may include inpatient, outpatient, weekends and holidays.

6.Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency. Supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff. Assists in clinic education efforts, whether to patients, staff, hospital, healthcare system or the community.

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Memorial Hermann is a world-class health system with progressive medical centers located throughout Houston and the surrounding areas. Named...