Occupational Therapy Supervisor

 
Position: Occupational Therapy Supervisor

Job ID: 164552

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WOO Inpatient Therapy

Talent Area: Therapist

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is north Houston’s first true, free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and adolescents. Hospital facilities include 24 emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms and acute care beds, as well as a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).   To join our community of 14,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.  At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for the women and children that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Occupational Therapy Supervisor — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, supervise therapy staff, promote program development, assist in daily operations related to the provision of therapy services, provide clinical direction to therapists, technicians and students and to plan, evaluate, organize, design and implement treatment techniques and programs in a developmentally and age appropriate manner for patients ages 0 –adulthood within the scope of demonstrated competencies.

 

Schedule: clinical work (30-40%)/Leadership

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Coordinates staffing schedules and approves/denies time-off requests according to hospital guidelines. Works with staff to plan a schedule that meets the needs of the employee without compromising the needs of the department. Ensures that the appropriate planning and long term considerations are made when granting time off/special schedule requests. Posts schedule in a timely manner and consistently updates the staff schedules to reflect actual time worked. Ensures adequate
    staff coverage and scheduling of PRN staff.
  • Performs patient care and related activities within the scope of their training and responsibilities (demonstrating advanced clinical competencies in an area of specialty, patient population and/or treatment techniques), meeting the productivity/time management expectations according to hospital guidelines.
  • Participates in the design and development of the department new employee/volunteer orientation. Offers ongoing feedback into orientation process. Orients new staff.
  • Coordinates, creates staff assignments and participates in department clinics and provides advanced clinical expertise as it relates to specific clinics.
  • Meets all (100%) institutional and departmental health, safety and training requirements prior to merit review date through attending all (100%) required OSHA, communicative diseases, fire, safety and infection control in services and other hospital/departmental health, safety and training in services.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree Occupational Therapy
  • Current Texas state license to practice Occupational Therapy
  • 5 years of clinical experience
  • Leadership experience preferred
  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.


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