Occupational Therapist, Tyler Inpatient Therapy, Full Time, Days
Company: UT Health East Texas
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Overview Advancing Healthcare Together - The Future of
Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health - East Texas? Our People.
Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive
difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work
closely together to create a positive experience for our patients
and each other. Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and
provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future.
You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in
someone's life and change the course of healthcare. Our Place.
Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have
the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody
here. Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East
Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across
east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed
in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services
to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics,
Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a
metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Our UT
Health Tyler hospital is seeking an experienced Inpatient
Occupational Therapist. We are looking for your experience,
knowledge and patient care skills in our Inpatient Occupational
Therapy Department where you will be responsible for: The Staff
Certified Occupational Therapist shall be responsible for providing
a full range of age appropriate therapeutic interventions in an
interdisciplinary environment consistent with the position's
qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards.
DUTIES, ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the
following: Provides age appropriate treatment according to
established goals on the treatment plan and assists the supervising
Occupational Therapist in reassessing patient's functional status
when goals are met or there is a change in patient's condition.
Instructs/educates patients/families in appropriate activities,
home programs and referral to community resources utilizing both
verbal and written programs. Documents progress in the medical
record and maintains patient records as required. Communicates with
patients, families and all health care professionals required to
provide comprehensive interdisciplinary care. Maintains skills and
knowledge through training and continuing education to provide
expected standards of care. Participates in internal and external
activities designed to promote awareness of rehabilitation and
other health related subjects. Responsibilities Education: Graduate
of an approved Occupational Therapist program. Certification and
Licensure: Current professional Licensure; in the State of Texas
Experience: Customer friendly Must be in good health and able to
physically complete a fitness assessment. Strong verbal and written
communication skills Active listening, hearing and visual skills
Must use written and/or verbal sources of information Good problem
solving skills Basic personal computer skills and comfort with
Microsoft Windows operating system; database and word processing
skills required Strong time management skills Ability to think
strategically and act tactically Ability to handle multiple tasks
at the same time Ability to embrace the client relationship to
guide decisions and actions Demonstrates good team work
Certification and Licensure: Licensed Occupational Therapist in
Texas At least one year clinical experience preferred BLS certified
Qualifications Compliance Requirements Comply with regulatory
requirements, guidelines, and policies BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS:
Service Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about
people. Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for
the better together. Quality Clinical and Operational Excellence: A
relentless drive to be the best. Holistic Approach: Think and act
for the benefit of the whole. People Promote a collaborative
environment: Build effective working relationships with others.
Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence.
Financial Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our business.
Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as
efficient as possible. Growth Foster Innovation: Seek and apply
leading edge solutions. Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you
are going, how to get there and why. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be
in good health and able to physically complete a fitness
assessment. Ability to lift/carry 50lbs. Frequent and prolonged
bending stooping, crouching, walking, pushing, pulling and
standing. Now that you have read about what you will be doing and
the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference
in the lives of our patients.
Keywords: UT Health East Texas, Tyler , Occupational Therapist, Tyler Inpatient Therapy, Full Time, Days, Other , Tyler, Texas
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