Under the supervision of a Registered Occupational Therapist, schedules, plans and delivers prescribed occupational therapy treatments, services and home instruction to patients in such areas as daily living skills, functional mobility, neuromuscular reeducation, vocational, general musculoskeletal, energy conservation and joint protection. Utilizes orthotic and adaptive equipment and positioning devices as required. Administers and may interpret basic evaluations. Documents patient status and reports changes.
Graduate of a school of occupational therapy that is approved by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education or the World Federation of Occupational Therapists.
New graduates are accepted for this position although experience is preferred.
License by the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners required prior to employment.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.
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