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Occupational Therapist

Job Description


Job ID: 1207858
Employment Status: PRN
More Information:

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital is known for outstanding patient care and offers highly specialized surgical and medical services in an intimate environment. Our partnership with Washington University Physicians, BJC Medical Group and private practice physicians allows patients access to the latest research, medicine and technology. This hospital is conveniently located just west of I-270 at Mason Road and Olive Boulevard and offers free employee parking. With the opening of our replacement hospital, new team members will have wonderful opportunities to start and grow their career at BJC. To learn more, visit BarnesJewishWestCounty.org

The inpatient occupational therapy department of BJWCH provides rehabilitation services to patients within an acute care environment. Our staff of experienced, efficient occupational therapists and assistants communicate closely with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers and work closely with patients to develop safe, personalized rehabilitation programs that aid the patient in performing the daily activities that bring purpose, meaning, and function into a person's life.


Overview


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.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • 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, 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