Occupational Therapist

Amarillo, TX

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Profession: Allied Health

Type: Full Time

Occupational Therapist – OT
Sign-on Bonus / Relocation Assistance / Student Loan Forgiveness/ Full-Time

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Occupational Therapist to join our team in North Texas. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing high-quality patient care and serving as a resource in the therapy department.

Description:

Occupational therapy (OT) is an allied health profession that involves the therapeutic use of everyday activities, or occupations, to treat the physical, mental, developmental, and emotional ailments that impact a patient’s ability to perform daily tasks. The responsibilities of Physical Therapist include (but are not limited to):

  • Evaluating a patient’s condition and needs
  • Developing treatment plans to address a patient’s needs and help them meet specific goals
  • Assessing a patient’s home and/or work environment and recommending adaptations to fit the patient’s needs and improve independence
  • Training patients and their caregivers to use special equipment
  • Assessing and documenting progress for evaluation, billing, and reporting purposes

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Masters of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy.

  • Licensed by the State of Texas.

  • CPR

  • Must be able to provide direct and supervised patient care.

  • Demonstrates the ability to perform the technical skills and critical thinking outlined in the performance standards.

  • Must be able to successfully pass required exams.

  • Knowledge of the principles of Occupational therapy across the life span, to assess age specific needs of children, adolescents, adult, and elderly patients to provide them with appropriate care.

  • Must be familiar with the standards of care regarding inpatients and outpatients

If you are interested in learning more about this position, please send your resume to:

Tom Tomlinson / Healthcare Recruiter
tomt @mleehealthcare.com