Occupational Therapist

  • Parkland Heath and Hospital System
  • Jul 12, 2021
Therapy

Job Description

Provides treatment and education to patients for the expedition of recovery, early discharge, and return to independence.   JOB SPECIFICATIONS Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited four year Occupational Therapy school; OR, must be a graduate of an accredited two year Master's in Occupational Therapy (MOT) program.   Experience: - None   Certification/Registration/Licensure:    Must have current licensure with the Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners for Texas, or have temporary licensure in Texas. Completion of Texas licensure is required within six months of receiving a temporary licensure. - Must have current registration as an Occupational Therapist by the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). Completion of NBCOT is required within six months if being hired with a temporary licensure. - Must have current healthcare provider CPR course completion card.   Skills or Special Abilities: -   Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, families, and hospital staff. - Must be able to be flexible and adaptable to frequent changes in the work environment. - Must be able to demonstrate problem-solving ability. - Must have familiarity with personal computers, word processor and spreadsheet software. Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status. Nearest Major Market: Dallas Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth Job Segment: Occupational Therapy, Therapy, Patient Care, Rehabilitation, Healthcare Administration, Healthcare