Additional Information About the Role
Are you an Occupational Therapist looking for an opportunity to grow your career? We are looking for a passionate, patient-centered, and collaborative OT to join our dynamic team at Christian Hospital. Increase your skills and patient exposure with our supportive acute/in-patient rehab team.
- Monday - Friday
- $2,500 sign-on bonus
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Christian Hospital is a full-service acute care community hospital located on 28 acres in north St. Louis County. Christian Hospital is noted for its excellence in heart services and lifesaving cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, breast health services, orthopedic/spine surgery, hyperbaric wound care, pain management, vascular surgery, endocrinology, gastrointestinal care, stroke care, nephrology, therapy, radiology, urology, pulmonary care and treating sleep disorders.
Northwest HealthCare, located six miles west of Christian Hospital, provides the community 24-hour emergency care, with Washington University Physicians and St. Louis Children’s Hospital providing pediatric services. Northwest HealthCare is also home to the Sleep Disorders Center and a variety of full-service outpatient diagnostic and imaging services in a convenient setting.
Occupational Therapy provides therapy services for persons who have experienced a disruption in life roles (including self-maintenance, work and leisure) because of illness or injury and assists the individual with health maintenance and community re-entry by assisting the individual to achieve maximum functional ability.
The licensed or registered Occupational Therapist (OT) provides skilled occupational therapy services to patients including all aspects of evaluation and treatment.
ResponsibilitiesEstablishes 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.
EducationBachelor's Degree - Occupational Therapy (OT)
Supervisor ExperienceNo Experience
Licenses & CertificationsOccupational Therapist Lic
EducationMaster'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
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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