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Therapist / Occupational Therapy / Missouri / Occupational Therapist

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role

Our experienced team at Barnes-Jewish Hospital is looking for a full-time Occupational Therapist. If you are looking for a 1:1 patient care opportunity in an acute care environment, this may be the role for you! Schedule:

  • Mon - Fri Days
  • Weekend rotation
    Overview

    Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.At Barnes-Jewish Hospital, therapists in the Department of Rehabilitation are a valued part of the care continuum and serve a significant role in making critical patient care decisions every day. Our therapists experience a close connection with their patients and families as well as collaborative interactions with each patient's physicians, nurses and other medical team professionals. A large department of approximately 100 employees, the department is structured in a programmatic approach, which places physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists working together with the same patient population. Therapy services are provided to a wide range of patient care areas, including medicine, surgery, orthopedics, neurology, cardiopulmonary, oncology and the special care nursery. Our vision is that we will be the leader in acute care rehabilitation by providing state of the art services and establishing new standards for rehabilitation. We want Barnes-Jewish Hospital to be the place where the best rehab professionals choose to train, develop and practice.
    Preferred Qualifications

    Role Purpose The licensed or registered Occupational Therapist (OT) provides skilled occupational therapy services to patients including all aspects of evaluation and treatment. Responsibilities
  • Establishes treatment plan and provides treatment, considering discharge needs; expected discharge functional status; and appropriate equipment and supplies.
  • Educates, collaborates with, and conferences with patients, families, and other health care providers; making recommendations for referrals to specialists as needed.
  • Delegates to assistants, techs, and students through written and verbal communication including determining the skill level or competency required to provide interventions to best meet the needs of the patient.
  • Completes documentation in accordance with departmental policies.
  • Provides assessment, reassessment, and/or consultations for Occupational Therapy Services. Minimum Requirements Education
  • Bachelor's Degree - Occupational Therapy (OT) Experience
  • No Experience Supervisor Experience
  • No Experience Licenses & Certifications
  • Occupational Therapist Lic Preferred Requirements Education
  • Master's Degree - Occupational Therapy (OT)
    Benefits and Legal Statement

    BJC Total Rewards At BJC we re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
    • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
    • Disability insurance paid for by BJC
    • Pension Plan /403(b) Plan funded by BJC
    • 401(k) plan with BJC match
    • Tuition Assistance available on first day
    • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
    • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
    • Adoption assistance To learn more, go to Not all benefits apply to all jobs The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Therapist / Occupational Therapy / Missouri / Occupational Therapist, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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