BJC Careers

Occupational Therapist - PRN

Columbia, MO
Rehabilitation Services


Job Description

Job ID: 1174597
Employment Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Boone Hospital Center is a 394-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, MO. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 26 mid-Missouri counties. Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation.  Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

 

Rehabilitation Services at BHC includes physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and audiology services across the continuum of care.  Occupational Therapy sees outpatients as well as inpatients in a variety of settings such as ICU, medical/surgical units, 12 bed acute rehab unit, Orthopedic Specialties, Intensive Care Nursery, and acute ortho/neuro services.  In addition, we provide specialty services such as Hand therapy with Certified Hand Therapists, Pediatric Developmental Therapy, Balance Program, and Lymphedema evaluation and treatment.  We also have specialized equipment to enhance our services with improved patient outcomes such as Bioness, Neurocom and Lite Gait.  Therapy is provided to all ages from the newborn to the aged.  Occupational Therapy works collaboratively with Physical and Speech therapies as well as Nursing, Social Work and physicians to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients.


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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

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Occupational Therapy (OT)

     

    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Occupational Therapist Lic

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Occupational Therapy (OT)
    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    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