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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. 


Investigator-Track Research Faculty

The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is seeking to build its stellar research, education, and clinical missions. We invite nominations and applications for a 12-month faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full professor level in the Program’s Research Division on the School of Medicine’s investigator track. We seek innovative researchers who can contribute to the discovery, dissemination, and implementation of evidence in the broad field of rehabilitation and participation science. The purpose of the current search is to review potential candidates with long-term planning of our faculty needs in mind. Successful candidates will be expected to establish robust, extramurally funded research and educational programs that engage the broad range of research and clinical programs at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Clinical Research Coordinator I

The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is seeking clinical research coordinator I. This position assists investigators as coordinator of a basic to moderately complex clinical research study; may be responsible for multiple research studies simultaneously, acting as a liaison with the school, sponsoring agency, community and the study participants; responsible for managing and recording all phases of study protocol as required by sponsoring agency to ensure compliance.

Apply online | JR65796


Clinical Research Coordinator I (Temporary)

The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is seeking clinical research coordinator I (temporary). This position assists investigators as coordinator of a basic to moderately complex clinical research study; may be responsible for multiple research studies simultaneously, acting as a liaison with the school, sponsoring agency, community and the study participants; responsible for managing and recording all phases of study protocol as required by sponsoring agency to ensure compliance.

Apply online | JR65799


Secretary II

The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is seeking a secretary II. This position performs administrative support for Program leadership and staff. Primary duties include arranging, coordinating, managing and maintaining calendars; answering, screening and routing phone calls while providing information in accordance with Program policy; coordinating travel arrangements, including flights, lodging and visas; opening and sorting incoming mail, distributing correspondence and other material to team members; preparing agenda for and staff the leadership team meetings; assisting with miscellaneous business operations as needed; assisting with credentialing and Medicare for clinical division; and working with the senior department accounting assistant to submit expense reports, including purchases and travel expenses.

Apply online | JR65876


Occupational Therapist

The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is seeking an occupational therapist. This position provides primary operations support to the Center for Community Living (CCL). The position provides project management and clerical support for the administration and operational activities, including evaluation and performance improvement for the CCL. Primary duties include planning, coordinating and supporting events related to the CCL such as recruitment, scheduling and transportation of participants. The position also serves as the Harris Stowe State University (HSSU) Summer Pathways program coordinator.

Apply online | JR65957


Occupational Therapist (CIMT)

The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is seeking an occupational therapist (CMIT). This position is responsible for performing evaluations, establishing goals and planning occupational therapy treatment programs for children youth referred to occupational therapy by the physician or community partners. Position also includes participation in clinical research aimed at determining the clinical effectiveness of home-based Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) intervention for children 8-36 months of age. Position is responsible for performing and documenting CIMT interventions to infant / toddler population enrolled in research study per the established study protocols. Position is 50% clinical and 50% clinical research. Position may also assist with clinical program development, evaluation and related performance improvement activities as assigned by clinical practice manager.

Apply online | JR66071


Specialist Therapist

The Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is seeking a specialist therapist. This position is responsible for developing, implementing, and delivering clinical services aimed at specific populations. Completes needs assessment / review of identified populations and develops standards of care and outcome criteria. Delivers occupational therapy treatment programs to children / youth / adults referred by the physician, community partners, or as identified by other sources. Position is also responsible for growth of clinical programs in area of expertise. May also include delivering guest lectures or teaching, or participating in research as assigned.

Apply online | JR65431


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.

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