Under the supervision of a Registered Occupational Therapist, schedules, plans and delivers prescribed occupational therapy treatments, services and home instruction to patients in such areas as daily living skills, functional mobility, neuromuscular reeducation, vocational, general musculoskeletal, energy conservation and joint protection. Utilizes orthotic and adaptive equipment and positioning devices as required. Administers and may interpret basic evaluations. Documents patient status and reports changes.
Texas Licensure (OT)
A Baccalaureate or Postgraduate Degree in Occupational Therapy from a recognized institution or a certificate from a recognized educational institution evidencing successful completion of required undergraduate occupational therapy course work awarded to persons with a Baccalaureate Degree which is not in occupational therapy. Educational programs include courses which instruct in the principles of growth and development over the life span from prenatal through geriatrics and death. These courses provide knowledge for entry level treatment of all age groups.
Specific Vocational Preparation includes an occupationally significant combination of: vocational education, apprentice training, in-plant training, on-the-job training, or essential experience in less responsible jobs which lead to the higher job or serving in other jobs.
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