COTA-PRN-CH-Behavioral Health
Christian Hospital - St. Louis, MO

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Christian Hospital is a 485-bed acute-care medical center located on 28 acres in unincorporated north St. Louis County. Located 6 miles west of Christian Hospital is Northwest HealthCare, which offers the community 24-hour emergency care and a variety of outpatient services in a convenient setting to complement hospital services.

Christian Hospital is noted as a leader among hospitals in the St. Louis region as it provides the community with the absolute latest in medical technology and clinical advancements. In particular, Christian Hospital in highly regarded for its excellence in heart services and lifesaving cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, neurosurgery, spine surgery, cancer treatment and radiation oncology, psychiatric services and substance abuse programs, radiology, urology and pulmonary care.

Christian Hospital, a non-profit organization and a founding member of BJC HealthCare, has more than 500 physicians on staff and a diverse workforce of more than 2,200 health-care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances.

The Mental Health TAS Department provides professional health care responsible for evaluations, interpretations, and treatment of individuals, both children and adults, 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 through collaboration and education of both the patient and his support system.

Role Purpose

The Occupational Therapist Assistant will assist staff OT as they provide evaluations and treatments of patients. The Assistant will perform duties as assigned by a licensed Occupational Therapist. Responsibilities include direct patient care, patient supervision and monitoring, and patient documentation.


  • Implements and evaluates treatment plan in collaboration with the occupational therapist.
  • Assesses and reassess patient's plan and treatment in collaboration with the occupational therapist
  • Ensures continuity of care distribution of caseloads to techs and students through written and verbal communications including determining the skill level or competency required to provide treatment to best meet the needs of the patients.
  • Minimum Requirements


  • Associate's Degree
  • - OT Assistant Experience

  • No Experience
  • Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • COTA
  • Benefits Statement
    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    - Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    - Pension Plan
    - 401(k) plan with company match
    - Tuition Assistance
    - Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    - BJC Fitness Center (depending on location)
    - Earned 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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