The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is ranked as a top three occupational therapy program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the heart of the Midwest, the Program offers the finest in occupational therapy education and evidence-based patient care, all built upon a strong foundation of innovative research. Faculty and staff maintain a focus on advancing human health by enhancing people’s participation in everyday life activities and work together to bridge biomedical and sociocultural health at the person, community and population levels. The Program shares the University’s commitment to equal access, consistent with its academic mission and standards, and strives to achieve excellence through the advancement of diversity, equity and inclusion. We value a structure and culture that supports all members of our community.

Home to one of the top medical schools in the nation, Washington University is also ranked among the best places to work in St. Louis. Essential to every aspect of the University's mission, faculty and staff enrich students' learning experiences, discover and build knowledge, advance health, save lives, and support excellence every day. Employees at the School of Medicine reflect the diversity of the surrounding community and enjoy an inclusive work environment that encourages independence, boldness and originality of thought. Washington University recognizes the value in each individual, and great emphasis is put on hiring, training and retention of its diverse workforce.

The Program is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the advancement of inclusive excellence. Candidates who can contribute to these goals are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths and/or experiences in these areas in both their application materials and during the interview process. 

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Current Openings

Clinical Research Coordinator I

The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University is currently seeking candidates for a clinical research coordinator I for Dr. Chih-Hung Chang’s Psychometrics+Information Laboratory. The position participates in clinical research study activities; screens, obtains consent, and enrolls in study; performs a variety of duties involved in the collection, documentation, and reporting of clinical research data.

Apply online | JR68494

Insurance Billing/Collection Assistant II

The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University is currently seeking candidates for an insurance billing/collection assistant II. This position performs follow-up insurance billing and collection activities on a minimum of 30 claims per day, makes collection calls, verifies the accuracy and completeness of claims, and contacts insurance companies and collection agencies regarding expediting payments from various payers for physician’s services.

Apply online | JR70256 

Senior Statistical Data Analyst

The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University is currently seeking candidates for senior statistical data analyst for Dr. Susy Stark's Participation, Environment and Performance Laboratory. This position performs innovative data analysis and/or data management expertly using statistical packages, assists investigators in the design of experiments, clinical trials, and epidemiological studies. May be required to assume major responsibility on large project.

Apply online | JR70648

Patient Billing/Services Representative II I

The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University is currently seeking candidates for an patient billing/services representative II. This position functions to assist and support occupational therapy clinicians and staff with patient flow and smooth running of a fast-paced clinical office. Duties include scheduling patients, answering and returning phone calls, ensuring appropriate registration information is entered, insurance verified, and all related registration/scheduling duties are completed accurately and in a timely manner. Involves copying and faxing medical records to third party payers for authorizations and completing a variety of activities using Epic, Excel, and Microsoft Word.

Apply online | JR71077 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

Ranked as the Number Three OT Program in the Nation

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Current, future and accepted applicants are encouraged to visit us in person or virtually. We also welcome people who are exploring career options and considering occupational therapy. Dr. Kathy Kniepmann, one of our faculty members, opens our virtual visit sessions with an informal presentation and discussion,  followed by a chat with a current student.

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Call Dr. Kniepmann at (314) 286-1610 or Mikayla Williams at (314) 286-1655.