UT Health Occupational Therapist - Neurosciences in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Occupational Therapist - Neurosciences
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 210000T0
Location: Texas Medical Center
Position Type: Full Time/ Exempt
Provides professional, educational, and clinical skills in organizing and directing occupational therapy services.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Coordinates all Occupational therapy to ensure appropriate patient treatment.
Conducts patient consultation, evaluation, and program planning for all patients.
Develops home exercise programs to instruct patients in the required exercise for treatment.
Reassesses patient status on an ongoing basis to ensure that treatment goals, plans, and program are appropriate.
Participates in the development and writing of clinical research protocols; utilizes knowledge of area of expertise (e.g. therapy) to promote safety and efficacy in research questions, protocol development, interventions, and outcomes.
Develops educational programs to increase patient/family and community awareness of Occupational therapy treatment including department faculty, staff, researchers.
Recruits and screens patients, enrolls suitable candidates for participation in research protocols.
Provides all study related activities related to rehabilitation therapies per research protocol.
Assists in the preparation of progress reports and grant proposals to both private foundations and governmental agencies.
Other duties as assigned.
Licensed by the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Working knowledge of MS Office.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of Occupational Therapy.
Master’s or Doctoral degree preferred.
- Three (3) years of experience required.
Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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