Occupational Therapist

San Antonio, Texas, United States | Full-time

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Purpose:
 Johnson Venture Management Solutions is hiring a Occupational Therapist for the Brooke Army Medical Center. A great opportunity to enhance your skills and knowledge.
 
Duties:
  • Provide full spectrum of occupational therapy services in accordance with the scope of clinical privileges granted by the MTF.
  • Evaluate and treat deficits in occupational performance components that include motor, neuromusculoskeletal, cognitive, social, and psychological dysfunction. Treatment includes individual and group-based purposeful activity, exercise, physical agent modalities, fabrication and training in the use of temporary functional orthotics, splints and adaptive devices, counseling, and education.
  • Provide assessment, education, and training in the areas of health promotion and disease/injury prevention, to include prevention of psychological dysfunction and stress management.
  • Administer and interpret occupational therapy assessment and evaluation tools.
  • Interpret evaluation findings to develop and coordinate intervention plans, including goals and methods to achieve stated goals.
  • Implement the intervention plans directly or in collaboration with others.
  • Monitor the individual’s response to interventions and modify treatment plan and reevaluate as necessary.
  • Communicate and/or collaborate with the patients, family members, caregivers, interdisciplinary professionals or other individuals verbally and in writing.
  • Provide clinical supervision to Occupational Therapy Assistants and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants.
  • Design treatment plans to be implemented personally by the therapist or by the occupational therapy assistants or military occupational therapy assistants. Directly oversee the plan of care by subordinate.
  • Provide professional guidance, counseling, and evaluation and assist in directing activities and training of any assigned student.
  • Interact effectively with patients and health professionals. Maintain a high quality standard of health care.
  • Perform all duties with minimal supervision or guidance. The contract employees shall consult with the section chief for their assigned area and then the Chief, Occupational Therapy, BAMC when issues cannot be resolved at the section level.
  • The contract employee will perform, when requested, as a clinical instructor in full compliance with the guidelines established by the Texas Chapter of the American Occupational Therapy Association for the mastery and assessment of clinical skills or according to other guidelines established by the physical therapy school of the affiliating student.

Qualifications:

  • Degree/Education : Master's degree in occupational therapy. Graduate from a program in occupational therapy accredited at the time of graduation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) or predecessor organization, to include an internship prescribed by the education institution.
  • Experience: As required to meet clinical competency requirements specified in the Service specific credentialing instructions. Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in occupational therapy rehabilitation and three (3) years’ experience and training emphasis in orthopedic hands and acute inpatient care.
  • Board Certification: Certification in Hand Therapy (CHT) is desired.
  • Licensure/Registration: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license from any U.S. jurisdiction to practice as an Occupational Therapist. The license must be renewed and maintained in a current status during the length of the contract. The contract HCW shall have received Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) required training for the position in which they will perform and that training currency is maintained.

Johnson Venture Management Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Position is contingent upon contract award.