Jun 06, 2024

Certified Hand Therapist Houston, Texas USA Orthopedic Surgery Allied Health Onsite only McNair Campus

  • Baylor College
  • Houston, TX
Orthopaedic Hand /Upper Extremity Surgeon

Job Description

Promotes a positive work environment to build a team focused work unit that actively helps one another to achieve optimal department results. Collaborates with all members of the hand and upper extremity patient care team by actively communicating and reporting pertinent patient care information and data in a comprehensive manner. Performs complete and comprehensive evaluation of patients across a broad range of hand and upper extremity diagnosis to identify patient's level of function and to determine the treatment plan. Develops the plan of care based on evaluation findings, implementing the hand and upper extremity treatment plan. Provides education to patients, patient's family members, and/or caregivers. Collaborates and communicates with the healthcare team modifications to patient's treatment plan, progress, and discharge planning for achievement of identified patient specific goals. Assesses hand and upper extremity patients regularly, monitoring progress towards treatment goals, modifying goals, plan or program as indicated. Recognizes complications/limitations associated with certain procedures and proactively addresses such for optimum outcomes. Maintains accurate and complete documentation of patient education and procedures performed in a timely manner in the patient record.

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