Staff Occupational Therapist

Cantex Continuing Care Network
Published
August 27, 2020
Location
San Antonio, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

Sorrento, which is owned and operated by Cantex Continuing Care Network, is a 112-bed facility that represents the next generation in transitional short-term care setting offering around-the-clock clinical support complete with a comprehensive rehabilitation program. We currently have an opening for a Part-time Occupational Therapist for our in-house rehabilitation program!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Screens, evaluates, and treats Patients.
2. Evaluates Patient within one working day of physician referral.
3. Completes a comprehensive evaluation using appropriate evaluation and assessment tools and procedures.
4. Reviews patient records for current diagnoses, past medical history, precautions and contraindications
5. Establishes measurable goals and develops treatment plan to move the patient toward his or her maximum level of independence and/or function
6. Supervises Occupational Therapist Assistants and Rehab Techs in direct Patient care and Patient-related activities in accordance with state practice act.
7. Interprets and communicates evaluation findings and treatment program to patients, family, and other team members.
8. Collaborates and supports plan of care as determined by the physician and healthcare team; treats patients accordingly as approved by the physician. Performs periodic re-evaluation of the patient as necessary and makes adjustments in the patient's treatment program.

9. Maintains patient records that reflect patient treatment: (Evaluation, daily treatment record, physician update, patient care plan updates, discharge summaries, telephone orders, billing).
10. Communicates with supervisor and other health team members regarding Patient progress, problems, and plans.
11. Participates as necessary in Patient care conferences and weekly rehabilitation and Care Coordination meetings.
12. Participates in in-service training programs.
13. Records clinical documentation according to accepted regulatory, corporate and professional guidelines.
14. Completes all documentation per timeline outlined in department policy and as required to optimize patient care and flow. Maintains supervisory oversight for documentation completed by Occupational Therapy Assistant(s).
15. Records daily treatments and labor per department and company procedures.
16. Establishes and instructs caregivers in Patient specific maintenance programs.
17. Participates in discharge planning.
18. Acts as a clinical preceptor for affiliating Occupational Therapy or Occupational Assistant schools.
19. Complies with state regulations and national standards as they apply to the practice of Occupational Therapy.
20. Responsible for assuring patient safety.
21. Travels between facilities or other treatment locations as necessary to assist with patient treatment. Variable work shifts are required.
22. Meets established productivity targets.

QUALIFICATIONS

Physical and Sensory Requirements (With or Without the Aid of Mechanical Devices):
Mobility (includes walking, good balance), reaching, bending, lifting, grasping, fine hand coordination, ability to see and hear, ability to read and write, ability to communicate with Patients, family members, personnel, and ability to remain calm under stress.

1. Graduate from an accredited School of Occupational Therapy.
2. Current licensure as an Occupational Therapist in the state of current practice.
3. Must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
4. Must possess problem-solving skills of the type and at a level necessary to accomplish the job.
5. Must possess good communication skills and be able to relate professionally and positively to Patients, Patient's family members, and Facility staff
6. Must meet all local health regulations, pass post-offer drug test, and pass post-employment physical exam if required.
7. Must be capable of performing the Responsibilities of this job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

We are an Equal opportunity employer.

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