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Occupational Therapist Assistant – Physical Therapy – Part-Time Status

Job Posting
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Physical Therapy Department
Part-Time Status

Under the general supervision of the Physical Therapy Department Director, the Occupational Therapist Assistant is responsible for patient evaluation, treatment as prescribed by the physician, and/or formation of a treatment program in the case of an OT consult.  Must maintain proper records and progress notes on the patient and communicate with the physician and other healthcare team members concerning the patients’ care and progress.  Practices under the State of Missouri Healing Arts Practice Act and hospital policies and procedures.  Provides direct patient care to an assigned number of patients with an understanding of the age-specific developmental needs.  Demonstrates behaviors that exemplify professional conduct and teamwork.

The Occupational Therapist Assistant functions independently within scope of position.  Regular communication with the Director provides direction of activities and guides priorities.  Fluctuating departmental activities necessitate flexibility.  Must be highly motivated to complete assigned duties within prescribed time limits.  Uses extreme tact when dealing with patients, employees, other departments, physicians and the public.  Maintains strong ethical code regarding patients’ rights as evidenced in documentation and professional attitude/behavior (i.e. privacy, confidentiality, and empathy).  Must promote professional, positive and cooperative demeanor.

Education:       Occupational Therapy Assistant education from an accredited school

Experience:  Previous OTA experience within a hospital setting.

Licensure, Registration, Certification:  OTA Certification.

Mental/Physical Requirements: (may be met with or without reasonable accommodations): Considerable mental concentration required.  Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, turning carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, twisting, and reaching are required.  Must be able to lift 20 lbs. from floor and from overhead, 40 lbs. from waist height and be able to handle, move or transfer articles of 100 lbs. regularly and over 100 lbs. periodically; in concert with other employees/person(s) and/or lifting device; exercise good body mechanics in execution of essential duties, including appropriate back and neck posture.

Working Conditions: Frequent exposure to communicable disease via blood and body fluids.  Frequent exposure to infectious diseases, and hostile persons at times.  Works with potentially biohazardous material.  Ability to function under stress required.  Variation in environmental temperatures.  Exposure to various community environments.

Age-Specific Competencies: Persons generally grow and develop in stages that are related to their age. Age specific competence means that the employee is aware of physical, psychosocial and/or learning needs of patients of different ages. Employees consider these needs when planning and providing care for the patient or when interacting with the patient or family.

Human development can be divided into eight stages. In each stage the individual has a primary task to accomplish or master. Each task is important throughout the life span but is most critical at a particular stage.

  • Infant (0-1 year): The infant must learn to trust that his/her needs will be met.
  • Toddler (1-3 years): The toddler must learn to develop a sense of himself as an independent person and gain self-confidence and self-control.
  • Pre-school child (3-6 years): The pre-school child must develop a sense if initiating (being able to explore the world and start projects).
  • School age child (6-12 years): The school age child must develop a sense to his/her own self-worth through accomplishments and interaction with others.
  • Adolescent (13-20 years): the adolescent must develop his/her own identity.
  • Young adult (21-43 years): The young adult must develop close relationships.
  • Middle adult (44-65 years): The middle adult must develop a sense of community and assume responsibility for others.
  • Older adult (65 years and older): The older adult must come to understand the meaning of his/her life in terms of what has been accomplished.

 

Texas County Memorial Hospital is a tobacco-free smoke-free facility.

Registered Nurse – Obstetrics – Full-Time Status Night

Job Posting
Obstetrics
Registered Nurse
Full-Time Status Night

Summary: Under the general supervision of the Director, the Registered Nurse provides direct patient care to a group of patients using nursing knowledge and skills through the use of the nursing process. Practices under the Missouri Nurse Practice Act and hospital policies and procedures. Provides direct patient care to an assigned number of patients with an understanding of the age-specific developmental needs. Demonstrates behaviors which exemplify professional conduct and teamwork.

The Registered Nurse functions independently within scope of position. Regular communication with Director provides direction of activities and guides priorities. Fluctuating departmental activities necessitate flexibility. Must be highly motivated to complete assigned duties within prescribed time limits. Uses extreme tact when dealing with patients, employees, other departments, physicians and the public. Maintains a strong ethical code regarding patients’ rights as evidenced in documentation and professional attitude/behavior (i.e., privacy, confidentiality and empathy). Must promote professional, positive and cooperative demeanor. While on call, be able to be present in hospital within thirty (30) minutes for STAT call back. Third person call back should be present in the hospital within one hour.

Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. ADN, BSN, MSN, or Ph.D. Must participate in a Basic Fetal Monitoring course within 6 months of hire and every year thereafter.

Experience: One year in L&D, Post-Partum or Nursery preferred. Must possess and demonstrate good IV skills.

Licensure, Registration, Certification: Current Missouri licensure. BLS, ACLS and Neonatal Resuscitation certifications. Basic Fetal Monitoring Course. STABLE preferred, but not required.

Mental/Physical Requirements: (may be met with or without reasonable accommodations): Considerable mental concentration required. Requires frequent heavy lifting and turning activities and nearly constant walking. Standing, carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, twisting, and reaching required. Must be able to lift 20 lbs. from floor and from overhead, 40 lbs. from waist height and be able to handle, move or transfer articles of 100 lbs. regularly and over 100 lbs. periodically; in concert with other employees/person(s) and/or lifting device; exercise good body mechanics in execution of essential duties, including appropriate back and neck posture.

Working Conditions: Minimal physical discomfort. Moderate level of auditory distractions. Frequent exposure to communicable disease via blood and body fluids. Frequent exposure to infectious diseases and hostile persons at times. Works with sharps and other potentially biohazardous material. Ability to function under stress required. Must be able to multitask.

Age-Specific Competencies: Persons generally grow and develop in stages that are related to their age. Age specific competence means that the employee is aware of physical, psychosocial and/or learning needs of patients of different ages. Employees consider these needs when planning and providing care for the patient or when interacting with the patient or family.
Human development can be divided into eight stages. In each stage the individual has a primary task to accomplish or master. Each task is important throughout the life span but is most critical at a particular stage.
• Infant (0-1 year): The infant must learn to trust that his/her needs will be met.
• Toddler (1-3 years): The toddler must learn to develop a sense of himself as an independent person and gain self-confidence and self-control.
• Pre-school child (3-6 years): The pre-school child must develop a sense if initiating (being able to explore the world and start projects).
• School age child (6-12 years): The school age child must develop a sense to his/her own self-worth through accomplishments and interaction with others.
• Adolescent (13-20 years): the adolescent must develop his/her own identity.
• Young adult (21-43 years): The young adult must develop close relationships.
• Middle adult (44-65 years): The middle adult must develop a sense of community and assume responsibility for others.
• Older adult (65 years and older): The older adult must come to understand the meaning of his/her life in terms of what has been accomplished.

Texas County Memorial Hospital is a tobacco-free smoke-free facility.

Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer – Radiology Department – Full-Time Status

Job Posting
Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Radiology Department
Day Shift; Full-Time Status w/ call rotation

A diagnostic medical Sonographer is a Diagnostic Ultrasound Professional that is qualified by professional credentialing, academic and clinical experience to provide diagnostic patient care services using ultrasound and related diagnostic procedures.

Under the general supervision and reporting to the Director of Radiology, the Diagnostic Medical Sonographer is responsible for the independent operation of sonographic equipment; making a record of the exam produced for interpretation by the radiologist or cardiologist; job performance will be in appropriate manner complying with all regulations and policies.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs clinical assessment and diagnostic sonography examinations.
  • Uses cognitive sonographic skills to identify, record and adapt procedures as appropriate to anatomical, pathological, diagnostic information and images.
  • Uses independent judgment during the sonographic exam to accurately differentiate between normal and pathologic findings.
  • Analyses sonograms, synthesizes sonographic information and medical history, and communicates findings to the appropriate physician.
  • Assumes responsibility for the safety, mental and physical comfort of patients while they are in the sonographer’s care.
  • Assists with daily operations of the department
  • Maintains ultrasound equipment and work area and maintains adequate supplies.
  • Reports equipment failures to the appropriate person.
  • Addresses problems of patient care as they arise and makes decisions to appropriately resolve the problems.
  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned.

 

Demonstration of Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively operate sonographic equipment.
  • Ability to evaluate sonograms in order to acquire appropriate diagnostic information.
  • Ability to integrate diagnostic sonograms, laboratory results, patient history and medical records and adapt sonographic examination as necessary.
  • Ability to use independent judgment to acquire the optimum diagnostic sonographic information in each examination performed.
  • Ability to evaluate, synthesize and communicate diagnostic information to interpreting physicians and health care providers.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and health care team.
  • Ability to follow established departmental procedures.
  • Ability to work efficiently and cope with emergency situations.
  • Ability to maintain prolonged arm positions necessary for scanning.
  • Ability to organize daily work schedule and performs related clerical duties as required.

 

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program or equivalent.

 

Experience:

  • One year experience as a sonographer preferred.
  • Experience as a registered ARRT, R.T. (R) desired.

 

Licensure, Registration, Certification:

  • Active certification by American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or American Registry for RadiologicTechnologists Sonography certification.
  • Current compliance with Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements

 

Mental/Physical Requirements: (may be met with or without reasonable accommodations):  Close mental and visual attention required for sustained periods of time.  Frequently works under stressful conditions due to demands of customers and the critical condition of some patients.  Must be able to transport self throughout department. Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, turning carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, twisting, and reaching are required.  Must be able to lift 20 lbs. from floor and from overhead, 40 lbs. from waist height and be able to handle, move or transfer articles of 100 lbs. regularly and over 100 lbs. periodically; in concert with other employees/person(s) and/or lifting device; exercise good body mechanics in execution of essential duties, including appropriate back and neck posture.

Working Conditions:  Potential exposure to infectious diseases, disagreeable odors from patients, anesthetics, disinfectants, and/or chemicals.  May be exposed to controlled radiation exposure.

Age-Specific Competencies: Persons generally grow and develop in stages that are related to their age. Age specific competence means that the employee is aware of physical, psychosocial and/or learning needs of patients of different ages. Employees consider these needs when planning and providing care for the patient or when interacting with the patient or family.

Human development can be divided into eight stages. In each stage the individual has a primary task to accomplish or master. Each task is important throughout the life span but is most critical at a particular stage.

  • Infant (0-1 year): The infant must learn to trust that his/her needs will be met.
  • Toddler (1-3 years): The toddler must learn to develop a sense of himself as an independent person and gain self-confidence and self-control.
  • Pre-school child (3-6 years): The pre-school child must develop a sense if initiating (being able to explore the world and start projects).
  • School age child (6-12 years): The school age child must develop a sense to his/her own self-worth through accomplishments and interaction with others.
  • Adolescent (13-20 years): the adolescent must develop his/her own identity.
  • Young adult (21-43 years): The young adult must develop close relationships.
  • Middle adult (44-65 years): The middle adult must develop a sense of community and assume responsibility for others.
  • Older adult (65 years and older): The older adult must come to understand the meaning of his/her life in terms of what has been accomplished.

 

Texas County Memorial Hospital is a tobacco-free smoke-free facility.

Registered Nurse – Emergency Department – Full-Time Status Night

Job Posting
Registered Nurse
Emergency Department
Full-time Status Night

Summary:  Under the general supervision of the Director of the Emergency Department, the Registered Nurse is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for patients seeking emergency treatment.  S/HE provides both direct care to the emergency patient, as well as directing the care given by other members of the health care team, such as LPN’s, paramedics, EMT’s, emergency technicians, and coordinators.  The registered nurse also coordinates care for emergency patients, working closely with physicians and ancillary departments to assure coordinated care is provided.  The Registered Nurse assures that care is delivered utilizing the nursing process, considering age specific parameters, and does so in a professional, compassionate manner.

Must be able to work at a fast pace for long hours, to include lifting and moving patients. Must be willing to be part of a healthcare team and work well with the ward clerks, EMT-Ps, technicians and physicians. The RN must possess: excellent people skills, the ability to multi-task, as well as prioritization and time management skills.

Education:  Graduate of an accredited school of nursing:  ADN, BSN.  ACLS and PALS preferred and must be obtained within one year of employment.  CEN certification, TNCC encouraged.

Experience:  Must have either one year of Medical/Surgical Nursing as a Registered Nurse, or one year of emergency department experience in any capacity.  Previous emergency department experience or critical care experience as a Registered Nurse Preferred.

Licensure, Registration, Certification: Current Missouri licensure.

Mental/Physical Requirements: (may be met with or without reasonable accommodations):  Considerable mental concentration required. Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, turning carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, twisting, and reaching are required.  Must be able to lift 20 lbs. from floor and from overhead, 40 lbs. from waist height and be able to handle, move or transfer articles of 100 lbs. regularly and over 100 lbs. periodically; in concert with other employees/person(s) and/or lifting device; exercise good body mechanics in execution of essential duties, including appropriate back and neck posture.

Working Conditions:  Frequent exposure to communicable disease via blood and body fluids.  Frequent exposure to infectious diseases, radiation, anti-neoplastic agents, and hostile persons at times.  Works with sharps and other potentially biohazardous material.

Age-Specific Competencies: Persons generally grow and develop in stages that are related to their age. Age specific competence means that the employee is aware of physical, psychosocial and/or learning needs of patients of different ages. Employees consider these needs when planning and providing care for the patient or when interacting with the patient or family.

Human development can be divided into eight stages. In each stage the individual has a primary task to accomplish or master. Each task is important throughout the life span but is most critical at a particular stage.

  • Infant (0-1 year): The infant must learn to trust that his/her needs will be met.
  • Toddler (1-3 years): The toddler must learn to develop a sense of himself as an independent person and gain self-confidence and self-control.
  • Pre-school child (3-6 years): The pre-school child must develop a sense if initiating (being able to explore the world and start projects).
  • School age child (6-12 years): The school age child must develop a sense to his/her own self-worth through accomplishments and interaction with others.
  • Adolescent (13-20 years): the adolescent must develop his/her own identity.
  • Young adult (21-43 years): The young adult must develop close relationships.
  • Middle adult (44-65 years): The middle adult must develop a sense of community and assume responsibility for others.
  • Older adult (65 years and older): The older adult must come to understand the meaning of his/her life in terms of what has been accomplished.

 

Texas County Memorial Hospital is a tobacco-free smoke-free facility.

EMT-B -Emergency Medical Services – Full-Time Status

Job Posting
Emergency Medical Services
EMT-B
Full-time Status
24 Hour Shifts

Under the general supervision of the Director of Emergency Medical Services, and the direct supervision of the Paramedic and the respective charge nurse, the EMT is responsible for providing Basic Life Support for patients both emergency and routine transport, with similar capacity in the ED.  Responsible for checking the ambulances for supplies and vehicle inspection, documenting accurately on the MARF report and patient’s ED charts.

Education:  High School Diploma or GED.  Graduate of EMT course.

Experience:  One year preferred but not required.

Licensure, Registration, Certification:  Current Missouri licensure as EMT-B and Class E Missouri Driver’s license (with a clean driving record.)  Candidate must have current BTLS.

Mental/Physical Requirements:  (May be met with or without reasonable accommodations):  Considerable mental concentration required.  Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, turning carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, twisting, and reaching are required.  Must be able to lift 20 lbs. from floor and from overhead, 40 lbs. from waist height and be able to handle, move or transfer articles of 100 lbs. regularly and over 100 lbs. periodically; in concert with other employee(s)/person(s) and/or lifting device; exercise good body mechanics in execution of essential duties, including appropriate back and neck posture.

Working Conditions:  Frequent exposure to communicable disease via blood and body fluids.  Frequent exposure to infectious diseases, radiation, anti-neoplastic agents, and hostile persons at times.  Works with sharps and other potentially biohazardous material.

Age-Specific Competencies: Persons generally grow and develop in stages that are related to their age. Age specific competence means that the employee is aware of physical, psychosocial and/or learning needs of patients of different ages. Employees consider these needs when planning and providing care for the patient or when interacting with the patient or family.

Human development can be divided into eight stages. In each stage the individual has a primary task to accomplish or master. Each task is important throughout the life span but is most critical at a particular stage.

  • Infant (0-1 year): The infant must learn to trust that his/her needs will be met.
  • Toddler (1-3 years): The toddler must learn to develop a sense of himself as an independent person and gain self-confidence and self-control.
  • Pre-school child (3-6 years): The pre-school child must develop a sense if initiating (being able to explore the world and start projects).
  • School age child (6-12 years): The school age child must develop a sense to his/her own self-worth through accomplishments and interaction with others.
  • Adolescent (13-20 years): the adolescent must develop his/her own identity.
  • Young adult (21-43 years): The young adult must develop close relationships.
  • Middle adult (44-65 years): The middle adult must develop a sense of community and assume responsibility for others.
  • Older adult (65 years and older): The older adult must come to understand the meaning of his/her life in terms of what has been accomplished.

 

Texas County Memorial Hospital is a tobacco-free smoke-free facility.

Paramedic -Emergency Medical Services – Full-Time Status

Job Posting
Emergency Medical Services
Paramedic
Full-time Status
24 Hour Shifts

Under the general supervision of the Director of Emergency Medical Services and the respective charge Nurse, the Paramedic is responsible to perform emergency care to patients on the field and in the Emergency Department as well as providing Advanced Life Support for patients on both emergency and routine transport, with similar capacity in the ED. Responsible for checking the ambulances for supplies and vehicle inspection, documenting accurately on the MARF report and patient’s ED charts.

Education:  High School education of equivalent.  Graduate of approved EMT-P course.

Experience:  One year preferred but not required.

Licensure, Registration, Certification:  Current Missouri licensure as EMT-P. Current certification of BLS, ACLS, BTLS, and PALS required.  (ACLS, BTLS, and PALS may obtain within six months of hire.)

Mental/Physical Requirements: (May be met with or without reasonable accommodations):

Considerable mental concentration required.  Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, turning carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, twisting, and reaching are required.  Fit for duty test is required for employment and includes:

-Walk three laps (3/4 mile) on the track in 10 minutes or less

-Walk three circuits of the stadium stairs (not timed but without stopping)

-Take ambulance cot and 180-200 pound subject in and out of ambulance alone

-Lift backboard and 180-200 pound subject from the ground and carry 25 feet with a  partner

-Lift and carry backboard and 180-200 pound subject up and down 6-8 steps with a partner

-Use stair chair to move 180-200 pound subject up and down 6-8 steps with a partner

-Move 180-200 pound subject from seated position to cot alone

Exercise good body mechanics in execution of essential duties, including appropriate back and neck posture.

Working Conditions:  Frequent exposure to communicable disease via blood and body fluids.  Frequent exposure to infectious diseases, radiation, anti-neoplastic agents, and hostile persons at times.  Works with sharps and other potentially biohazardous material.

Age-Specific Competencies: Persons generally grow and develop in stages that are related to their age. Age specific competence means that the employee is aware of physical, psychosocial and/or learning needs of patients of different ages. Employees consider these needs when planning and providing care for the patient or when interacting with the patient or family.

Human development can be divided into eight stages. In each stage the individual has a primary task to accomplish or master. Each task is important throughout the life span but is most critical at a particular stage.

  • Infant (0-1 year): The infant must learn to trust that his/her needs will be met.
  • Toddler (1-3 years): The toddler must learn to develop a sense of himself as an independent person and gain self-confidence and self-control.
  • Pre-school child (3-6 years): The pre-school child must develop a sense if initiating (being able to explore the world and start projects).
  • School age child (6-12 years): The school age child must develop a sense to his/her own self-worth through accomplishments and interaction with others.
  • Adolescent (13-20 years): the adolescent must develop his/her own identity.
  • Young adult (21-43 years): The young adult must develop close relationships.
  • Middle adult (44-65 years): The middle adult must develop a sense of community and assume responsibility for others.

Older adult (65 years and older): The older adult must come to understand the meaning of his/her life in terms of what has been accomplished.

Texas County Memorial Hospital is a tobacco-free smoke-free facility.

Registration – Registration Clerk – Part-Time Evening/Night Shift

Job Posting
Registration
Registration Clerk
Part-Time Evening/Night Shift

Summary: Under the supervision of the Registration Supervisor, the Registration Team Member obtains and collects all patient consent signatures, demographic information and insurance billing information at the time of registration. Registration Team Members answer the TCMH switchboard.

Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: At least one year of experience in a health care organization preferred, but not required. Must type 40 words per minute and possess mathematical skills. Computer experience and knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Good customer service skills. Must be a good team player and have good work ethic. Must be able to work flexible hours.

Licensure, Registration, Certification: Not applicable.

Mental/Physical Requirements: (may be met with or without reasonable accommodations): Normal mental concentration on variable operations for short periods of time and moderate concentration with repetitive operations for long periods of time. Standing, walking, sitting, lifting, turning, carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, twisting, and reaching are required. Must be able to lift 20 lbs. from the floor and from overhead, and 40 lbs. from waist height; exercise good body mechanics in execution of essential duties, including appropriate back and neck posture.

Working Conditions: Standard office conditions with more than average noise. Periodic contact with conditions such as fumes, noise, chemicals, hazards and/or diseases. Potential exposure to infectious disease. Possibility of exposure to radiation, anti-neoplastic agents and hostile persons. Minimal physical discomfort, with frequent auditory distractions.

Texas County Memorial Hospital is a tobacco-free smoke-free facility.

Registered Nurse – Obstetrics – PRN

Job Posting
Obstetrics
Registered Nurse
PRN

Summary: Under the general supervision of the Director, the Registered Nurse provides direct patient care to a group of patients using nursing knowledge and skills through the use of the nursing process. Practices under the Missouri Nurse Practice Act and hospital policies and procedures. Provides direct patient care to an assigned number of patients with an understanding of the age-specific developmental needs. Demonstrates behaviors which exemplify professional conduct and teamwork.

The Registered Nurse functions independently within scope of position. Regular communication with Director provides direction of activities and guides priorities. Fluctuating departmental activities necessitate flexibility. Must be highly motivated to complete assigned duties within prescribed time limits. Uses extreme tact when dealing with patients, employees, other departments, physicians and the public. Maintains a strong ethical code regarding patients’ rights as evidenced in documentation and professional attitude/behavior (i.e., privacy, confidentiality and empathy). Must promote professional, positive and cooperative demeanor. While on call, be able to be present in hospital within thirty (30) minutes for STAT call back. Third person call back should be present in the hospital within one hour.

Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. ADN, BSN, MSN, or Ph.D. Must participate in a Basic Fetal Monitoring course within 6 months of hire and every year thereafter.

Experience: One year in L&D, Post-Partum or Nursery preferred. Must possess and demonstrate good IV skills.

Licensure, Registration, Certification: Current Missouri licensure. BLS, ACLS and Neonatal Resuscitation certifications. Basic Fetal Monitoring Course. STABLE preferred, but not required.

Mental/Physical Requirements: (may be met with or without reasonable accommodations): Considerable mental concentration required. Requires frequent heavy lifting and turning activities and nearly constant walking. Standing, carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, crouching, twisting, and reaching required. Must be able to lift 20 lbs. from floor and from overhead, 40 lbs. from waist height and be able to handle, move or transfer articles of 100 lbs. regularly and over 100 lbs. periodically; in concert with other employees/person(s) and/or lifting device; exercise good body mechanics in execution of essential duties, including appropriate back and neck posture.

Working Conditions: Minimal physical discomfort. Moderate level of auditory distractions. Frequent exposure to communicable disease via blood and body fluids. Frequent exposure to infectious diseases and hostile persons at times. Works with sharps and other potentially biohazardous material. Ability to function under stress required. Must be able to multitask.

Age-Specific Competencies: Persons generally grow and develop in stages that are related to their age. Age specific competence means that the employee is aware of physical, psychosocial and/or learning needs of patients of different ages. Employees consider these needs when planning and providing care for the patient or when interacting with the patient or family.
Human development can be divided into eight stages. In each stage the individual has a primary task to accomplish or master. Each task is important throughout the life span but is most critical at a particular stage.
• Infant (0-1 year): The infant must learn to trust that his/her needs will be met.
• Toddler (1-3 years): The toddler must learn to develop a sense of himself as an independent person and gain self-confidence and self-control.
• Pre-school child (3-6 years): The pre-school child must develop a sense if initiating (being able to explore the world and start projects).
• School age child (6-12 years): The school age child must develop a sense to his/her own self-worth through accomplishments and interaction with others.
• Adolescent (13-20 years): the adolescent must develop his/her own identity.
• Young adult (21-43 years): The young adult must develop close relationships.
• Middle adult (44-65 years): The middle adult must develop a sense of community and assume responsibility for others.
• Older adult (65 years and older): The older adult must come to understand the meaning of his/her life in terms of what has been accomplished.

Texas County Memorial Hospital is a tobacco-free smoke-free facility.

 

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