Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 4/12/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 0101.43020 SEH Seton 7 West Psych
About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.

As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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Occupational Therapy Assistant Certified- full-time 40hrs/wk, day shift, holidays required as needed

We are fighting for a healthier world and a new era of wellness!

Nearly a decade ago, we set out to build an entirely different kind of health care company from the ground up—one that unlocks access to affordable, high-quality, and economically sustainable care and wellness in ways never imagined. Today, we are one of the largest private, physician-led health care networks—caring for millions of people across the U.S. Our transformative, fully integrated model represents a new beginning for America’s health care system and others around the world.

We have hospitals across 7 states serving over 800 communities, with more than 43,000 employees. We are ushering in a new day of world class health care. From renowned pediatricians, sports medicine specialists and cardiac surgeons to state-of-the-art hospitals, urgent care centers and medical practices, we can offer easier access to high-quality affordable health care to people nationwide — when they need it and where they want it.

St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a Boston University Teaching Hospital, provides patients and families access to some of Boston’s most respected physicians and advanced treatments offering specialized care, including:

  • Advanced Center for Cardiac Surgery
  • da Vinci® Robotic surgery program; Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Award-winning bariatric surgery program
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
  • State-of-the-art emergency care with short wait times

Our medical staff, made up of some of the highest rated physicians in Boston, treats patients in our community practices in neighborhoods, including Allston, Boston, Brighton, Brookline, Newton, Watertown and Weston.


  • Grow with a health system that supports career advancement
  • Competitive Pay & Salary Increases
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Locations close to home, that support work-life balance
  • Affordable Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401k via Fidelity, for eligible employees, with company match
  • Tuition Assistance / Reimbursement
  • Family atmosphere and team approach that provides flexibility
  • Opportunities to grow your career, and not change your employer
  • And much more!

Job Summary –

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, under the direct supervision of the OTR/L Supervisor, assists with the occupational therapy, screening, assessment treatment of patients in individual and group settings. The COTA will also assist with daily responsibilities of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program.


Minimum Education/Experience:â¯

  • Graduate from an accredited certified occupational therapy program.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in psychiatric occupational therapy setting.

Minimum skills/abilities:

  • Must be certified in CPR or become certified in CPR within one year of employment.


  • Must be registered and eligible in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Job Responsibilities

  • "Provides superior customer service to internal and external clients, customers,
  • and patients as referenced in the Service Excellence Standards."
  • Maintains proper, accurate and timely records of treatment, progress and discharge summaries’.
  • Plans and directs groups in the patient milieu as directed by Supervisor. Plans 1:1 interventional activity to meet the need as directed by Supervisor.
  • Participates in team meeting as scheduled on the unit.
  • Communicates with medical staff and other disciplines as appropriate.
  • Assists with the assessment of the quality and appropriateness of care in accordance with Hospital Performance.

Improvement plan

  • Assists in gathering data to be used in assessments under the direction of OTR/L.
  • Complete daily charges identified in department policy and procedure manual.
  • Expands qualifications by participating in advancement through own professional development organization, educational opportunities offered by the hospital or instruction for other educational program.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of patient diagnosis, precaution and medications for treatment though consultation of medical records and communication with other team members.
  • Engages in problem solving process in familiar and unfamiliar situations seeking Supervisor's support appropriately.
  • Adjusts to fluctuating needs of patients, families, the Department and hospital.
  • Plans and organizes treatment for adult acute psychiatric population with varying diagnosis.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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