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 Therapist- full-time 40hrs/wk, day shift, weekends and 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 –

The OTR/L performs patient assessments and creates individualized care plans. (S)he also participates in interdisciplinary treatment team and discharge planning. The OTR/L oversees the development and administration of therapeutic group programming, including recreational therapeutic activities.


Minimum Education/Experience:â¯

  • B.S. prior to 2007; M.S. post 2007
  • Two years experience in an occupational therapy setting required; 1 year in a psychiatric setting preferred

Minimum skills/abilities:

  • Meditech 6.0 experience a plus; Microsoft Outlook; Word; Excel.
  • Ability to perform comprehensive patient assessments within the OTR/L scope of practice.
  • Ability to complete all required documentation in an accurate and timely fashion, according to accepted practice and standard of care.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing education in field of expertise.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a interdisciplinary setting.


  • MA License required; National Registration required.
  • American Heart Association CPR certification.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assess patients’ cognitive abilities, coping skills, mobility (adaptive equipment) and sensory modulation needs
  • Evaluate ADL performance and ability to participate in group programming via observation, interviews, group assessments, and the use of standardized assessment tools
  • Develop and maintain Sensory Programming and interventions for patient de-escalation/soothing
  • Serve as a resource clinician to unit staff ; provide training in sensory “diet” interventions/techniques
  • Develop and maintain the Geriatric Psychiatry Group Therapeutic Group Activities Program
  • Define goals and objective measures for group documentation
  • Supervise COTA/CTRS staff
  • Research and support evidenced-based practice initiatives and revise programming accordingly
  • Serve on Nurse Practice Council Fall and Restraint Prevention Teams
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.

1. Commits to recognize and respect cultural diversity for all customers (internal and external).

2. Communicates effectively with internal and external customers with respect of differences in cultures, values, beliefs and ages, utilizing interpreters when needed.

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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