Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Position coordinates and performs in-house and field research, performs analyses and provides project support.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Delivers evidence based occupational therapy evaluation and treatment services offered in the home or community, including any follow-up services to insure appropriate outcomes. Assures services are delivered according to research protocol in a safe and effective manner.
Completes all aspects of reserach documentation. Records evaluations, goals, treatment plan, client response and progressive change in the client’s record according to established protocols.
Confers and collaborates with physicians, other health care practitioners, families and / or caregivers to obtain additional information; suggests revisions in treatment program and coordinates occupational therapy intervention with other care providers. (Ongoing)
Recruits, interviews, screens and provides interventions participants per study protocol.
Provides reports, analysis and project data required.
This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program.
Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as an occupational therapist in the State of Missouri and Illinois.
Basic Life Support Certification, Level C, or obtains certification within one month of employment.
Master’s degree with 1-2 years of clinical experience preferred.
Expected to: apply principles of scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions; interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagrammatic or schedule form, including technical instructions.
Demonstrates current knowledge & application of safety issues particularly as applied to body mechanics; ability to lift 10 pounds from floor to waist and carry 10 pounds for short distances, push and pull occasionally with moderate force; coordinate hand movements to write, type, manipulate folders and client body parts.
Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to interview, counsel, or advise clients/patients and their families and able to perform high level problem solving, negotiation and executive functions.
Must be able to organize, prioritize and effectively manage a caseload varied patients and use judgment regarding discharge planning, timing of services.
Must possess computer skills (word processing and basic database manipulation).
Must be comfortable with an evidence-based practice work environment dedicated to continual improvement and effective change.
Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Program of Occupational Therapy. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The hiring range for this position is $55,370 - $70,595 annually.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C12.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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