OT\PT Tech (Main Campus) Job Listing at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, TX
OT/PT Tech (Main Campus) Job ID:
126190 Medical Center, Houston, TX Location:
Regular Shift and Salary Grade Full-time/days, including every weekend. Position Summary Overview:
Provide assistance to the OTs, PTs and PTAs in providing occupational and physical therapy treatment programs for patients 0 - adulthood.
Provide set-up/clean-up of patient care area; review individualized patient physical/occupational therapy evaluation, plan of care and progress notes prior to implementing treatment; perform patient care and related activities; monitor patient response to treatment intervention, reporting patient status and response to therapy; assist in the fabrication of orthotic equipment and adaptive devices; assist in providing patient and family education. Stock linens; inventory and stock patient related supplies. Clean and disinfect hydrotherapy whirlpools; clean therapy mats; clean toys and other therapeutic equipment; place clean toys in their place and straighten up patient treatment areas; check patient refrigerator temperature; check temperature, chemical levels and pH of therapy pool; report incidents of temperature readings outside of approved range. Coordinate patient transportation schedule; notify nurse the patient is leaving the floor and escort patient and family to the therapy department as scheduled; upon completion of therapy treatment, escort back to patient's room, notifying nurse of patient's return.
Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge and understanding of acute care pediatric physical and occupational therapy developmentally appropriate for children ages 0 - adulthood. Successful demonstration of the basic clinical and non-clinical competencies, the ability to be articulate, courteous and supportive in dealing with hospital, administrative and departmental personnel, patients and parents with ability to honor confidentiality; to independently support and assist in patient care by following the direction of a therapist or therapy assistant; demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills; utilize basic office equipment such as fax, xerox and PC.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent and basic familiarity with an acute care medical environment required. About Texas Children's Texas Children's Hospital is an internationally recognized full-care pediatric hospital located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. One of the best pediatric hospitals in the United States, Texas Children's Hospital is dedicated to providing the finest possible pediatric patient care, education and research.
Texas Children's is nationally ranked in the top five among children's hospitals by both Child magazine and U.S. News World Report. The hospital has garnered widespread recognition for its expertise and breakthrough developments in the treatment of cancer, diabetes, asthma, HIV, premature babies, and cardiogenic and attention-related disorders.
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