Occupational Therapist | PRN Facility Staffing in Austin, TX at NurseCore

Date Posted: 1/8/2021

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Job Description

Overview Occupational Therapist (OT) / PRN Facility StaffingAustin, TX & Surrounding Areas

NurseCore is an industry leader in Medical Staffing and Home Health Care. NurseCore is looking for an Occupational Therapist (OT) with a minimum of one year experience to provide assessment, evaluation, and adaptive activities for patients within facilities in Austin, TX and surrounding areas. Qualified care providers must possess critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.
 

Apply today to be rewarded with the great opportunities NurseCore has to offer!

BENEFITS

  • Daily Pay or Weekly Pay available 
  • Pay Cards and Direct Deposit available
  • Flexible and friendly staff ready to help you get the assignments that you want!! 

NurseCore is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our employees, patients, and clients.  We have protocols in place to limit the spread of COVID-19 and other communicable diseases.  NurseCore offers a virtual application and orientation process, and we provide all staff with PPE and other protective equipment to maintain a safe work environment.    

Responsibilities

The functional evaluation of the client and the planning and utilization of a program of purposeful activities to develop or maintain adaptive skills, designed to achieve maximal physical and mental functioning of the client in his or her daily life tasks. Such treatment program shall be rendered on the prescription or referral of a physician or nurse practitioner.

  • Responds to requests for service in a timely manner.
  • Consults and coordinates care with clients, clients’ authorized practitioner and appropriate members of the agency.
  • Instructs and supervises clients and other health care personnel in various manual and creative activities to promote increased independence in the client’s activities of daily living.
  • Documents client care accurately and timely on appropriate forms per agency policy.
  • Submits completed documentation in a timely manner in accordance with agency policy.
  • Updates knowledge and skills by attending in-services, case conferences and continuing education programs and informs agency of same.
  • Respects clients’ rights and maintains confidentiality.
  • Supervises Occupational Therapy Assistants.
  • The following tasks are also considered essential functions of the position:
    • Lifting unspecified weights, depending on assignment requirements.
    • Bending and stooping to prepare equipment and materials for treating clients or managing the client’s environment.
    • Transferring, turning and positioning clients and assisting clients in walking and moving from place to place.
Qualifications

Education/Experience

  • Graduate of approved program for Occupational Therapy assistants approved by the state regulatory entity.
  • Current certification and registration with the state regulatory entity.
  • Minimum one year experience as Occupational Therapist within the past three (3) years.

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