Occupational Therapist

Ballinger Memorial Hospital   Abilene, TX   Full-time     Occupational Therapy
Posted on June 25, 2024

Ballinger Memorial Hospital District

 

Job Title:

Occupational Therapist (OT)

 

Employment Type:

Full-Time; Part-Time, or PRN positions available

 

Benefits:

Ballinger Memorial Hospital District offers extremely competitive salaries and excellent benefits! All employees are enrolled in the TCDRS retirement plan, with a generous employer contribution.

Full-Time employees are eligible for medical, dental, and vision insurance, short term disability and cafeteria plans. BMHD also provides $40,000 life insurance and long-term disability for all Full-Time employees.

 

Job Description:

The Occupational Therapist will direct and coordinate the policies, objectives, initiatives, and programs for the delivery of occupational therapy program to patients. This individual will utilize therapeutic techniques to assist inpatients and outpatients to improve their quality of life by assisting them with their roles and situations at home, school, workplace, community, etc.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement policies, objectives, initiatives and programs for the occupational therapy program.
  • Utilize therapeutic techniques to assist patients in improving their quality of life and functioning in various settings such as home, school, workplace, and community.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory standards and best practices in occupational therapy.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals, caregivers, and community resources to support patient rehabilitation and integration.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of occupational therapy programs and adjust as needed to optimize patient outcomes.

 

Education:

  • The position requires a minimum of bachelor’s degree or its equivalent and familiarity with a variety of fields, concepts, practices, and procedures.

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong clinical skills in therapeutic techniques and assessment methodologies.
  • This role relies on extensive experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills is required.

 

About Us:

Ballinger Memorial Hospital District offers numerous outpatient services, acute and swing bed care, and is certified as a level IV trauma ER. They also provide a clinic with physicians and mid-level providers. Ballinger Memorial Hospital District participates in and promotes activities that encourage wellness in our community.

This position offers an exciting opportunity for an occupational therapist to lead and shape occupational therapy programs that positively impact patients' lives. If you are passionate about empowering individuals to achieve their fullest potential and possess the necessary qualifications and leadership capabilities, we encourage you to apply!