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Occupational Therapist-Outpatient

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We Are Hiring

Title: OT-Occupational Therapist-Outpatient

City, State:  Waco, TX

Location:  Providence Health Center

Department:   Lacy Lakeview Occupational Therapy

Additional Job Details: PRN Day

What You Will Do

At Ascension, we’re using the power of purpose to change healthcare for the better.

Job Summary:

As an Associate with Providence Healthcare Network-TX, you will have the opportunity to evaluate and treat patients with physical, emotional, cognitive and/or psychosocial deficits.

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses patient 's ability to safely and effectively perform independent living skills. Designs the appropriate plan of care, including type and frequency of treatment.
  • Implements the treatment plan using appropriate modalities. Documents findings of patient progress. Monitors and modifies the plan of care as needed. Seeks consultation as necessary.
  • Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits. Plans and/or assists with patient discharge from therapy services and provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and support programs.
  • Oversees the care provided by certified occupational therapy assistants and therapy 3-Technicians according to established regulations and practice standards.
  • You will do all of this while contributing to mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement: Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life. Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership. Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship.  Creativity - Courageous Innovation. Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our ministry. 

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • One or more of the following:
      • Rehab Therapist specializing in Occupational Therapy (OTR) credentialed from the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • Bachelor's degree required Master's degree preferred

Work Experience:

  • 1 year Outpatient Experience preferred
  • Certified Hand Therapist Preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

Providence Healthcare Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE  M/F/D/V).   

A mission of compassion.
A vision of excellence

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 356078
Category: Rehabilitation Services
Facility: TXWAC Providence Health Ctr
Ministry: Ascension Providence, TX
Location: Waco, TX

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