Occupational Therapist - Outpatient/lymphedema experience.

ID168984
Full Time Regular
4700 Alliance Boulevard
Plano, TX 75093
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Job Description

Experience the power of cancer rehabilitation in Plano, TX at Baylor Scott and White Institute for Rehabilitation!

Our Plano, TX multidisciplinary outpatient therapy center continues to expand, and we are seeking a compassionate and driven licensed occupational therapist to provide exceptional patient care experiences on a full time basis. This is a float position, will cover patient care in Plano and Denton, with additional possibilities in McKinney or Irving. The ideal candidate must have lymphedema experience and posses a passion for treating oncology patients. Candidate must also be energetic, compassionate, proactive, and an excellent teammate.

 

Seize the opportunity to join our highly trained and respected ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation Program team, who provide rehabilitative services to help improve quality of life for people affected by cancer. Our ReVital team provides the necessary education and training for therapists invested in treating both our oncologic and orthopedic population, which must be completed within the first 6-12 months of employment. Our work environment offers a great opportunity to provide quality care to our patients and grow with the nation’s leader in outpatient physical therapy.

Benefits of being a therapist with us:

  • Latest rehab technologies
  • Engaged and team-oriented culture
  • High success rates of patients being discharged home
  • Clinical ladders to develop our therapists
  • Full-benefits package (Including medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, short and long term disability, and tuition assistance)
  • A network of over 50K employees nationwide with relocation and advancement opportunities 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

Our ideal team member is…

  • Adaptable and Flexible: willing to adapt or adjust to accommodate your colleagues and patients
  • Patient-centric: the patient always comes first and we treat every patient with care
  • An exceptional communicator: someone who communicates proactively and with empathy
  • Detail-oriented: people count on you to ensure all the details are done correctly the first time around
  • Team Player: you will be an integral part of a clinical team

So we want to know…

  • Are you someone who puts the needs of your patients above all else?
  • Are you one of the most positive people you know?
  • Are you at your best when you get to determine your goals and decide on the direction of your day?
  • Do you hate the phrase, “that’s not my job!”?

If you answered yes to these questions, being a ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation therapist at Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation may be a great fit for you!

 

Who is Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation?

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation (BSWIR) is a joint venture between Baylor Scott & White Health System and Select Medical, serving as the largest not-for-profit health care system in the state of Texas.

BSWIR is dedicated to helping patients find their way back from all types of injuries, illnesses and chronic conditions. We offer a network of inpatient rehabilitation facilities, outpatient therapy centers and home health services throughout North and Central Texas to help patients return to independent and productive lifestyles. 

We provide care for the most challenging and medically complex patients, including those with traumatic brain injury, traumatic spinal cord injury and patients requiring ventilation. Our flagship hospital located across from Baylor University Medical Center has been repeatedly recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 25 rehabilitation facilities in the nation.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a graduate of an ACOTE accredited school of occupational therapy
  • Valid State Occupational Therapy License/ Registration REQUIRED to start
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week with occasional late or early shifts to accommodate patients
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required
  • Lymphedema experience required
  • Interest in cancer rehabilitation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cancer rehabilitation experience preferred

 Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift patients using appropriate biomechanical techniques frequently throughout the course of a workday/shift. Must be capable of easily lifting fifty (50) pounds dead weight alone
  • Ability to walk, bend, stand, and reach constantly during a workday/shift
  • Visual acuity (near and distant) sufficient to evaluate, diagnose and monitor patient needs and to maintain accurate records, recognize people and provide directions
  • Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give directions
  • Ability to push wheeled equipment through the facility and in the community
  • Possess fine motor skills for legible and accurate reporting, charting, scheduling, daily correspondence, and presentations, either manually or through use of electronic equipment
  • Possess fine motor skills for effective and efficient handling of diagnostic or therapeutic equipment

Additional Data

ReVital is an innovative oncology rehabilitation program offered exclusively by Select Medical.   Our mission is to deliver outcomes that matter to our patients throughout the cancer journey by understanding their needs and goals and providing specialized, comprehensive services at the hands of compassionate, dedicated clinicians. Our vision is to establish comprehensive cancer rehabilitation as a standard of care for people affected by cancer.

 

Our network of 750+ specially trained therapists work closely with oncologists and people affected by cancer to create personalized rehabilitation plans. Utilizing physical, occupational, and speech therapies, ReVital specialists address pain, fatigue, neuropathy and many other cancer-related side effects with encouragement and compassion. An overwhelming majority of people affected by cancer do not receive treatment for functional impairments. ReVital addresses this gap in care and helps people regain strength, function, independence, and quality of life.

 

Learn more at www.revitalcancerrehab.com

 

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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