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Occupational Therapist-Certified Hand Therapist

We Are Hiring

Title: OT-Occupational Therapist

City, State:  Waco, TX

Location:  Providence Health Center

Department:   Lacy Lakeview Occupational Therapy

Additional Job Details: Full Time Day

***Certified Hand Therapist***

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Providence, based in Waco, Texas, is committed to providing person-centered care through coordination of providers. It is a complete healthcare network offering the best level of care in virtually every medical discipline, consistently earning high marks and certification by regulatory and certifying agencies such as The Joint Commission. With a team of over 2,300 associates, physicians and volunteers, Ascension Providence is now one of the largest employers in Waco.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

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: 381158
Category: Rehabilitation Services
Facility: TXWAC Providence Health Ctr
Ministry: Ascension Providence, TX
Location: Waco, TX

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