BJC Healthcare Occupational Therapist - Full Time in Saint Louis, Missouri

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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.

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Role Purpose

Provide skilled occupational therapy services to patients including all aspects of evaluation and treatment.


  • 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


  • Bachelor's Degree

    • Occupational Therapy (OT)


  • No Experience

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

  • OT

Preferred Requirements


  • Master's Degree

    • Occupational Therapy (OT)

Licenses & Certifications

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

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 with company match- 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

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

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