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Therapist / Physical Therapy / Missouri / Physical Therapist, Program Lead - Weekend Option Job

Saint Peters, Missouri
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Additional Information About the Role

Physical Therapist Program Lead needed for Weekend Option (12-hour days) Saturday and Sunday 6:30am - 7:00PM


Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital proudly serves the health care needs of families in St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren counties. The 102-bed community hospital provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services including the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, the Breast Health and Women s Center, the Cardiology Center, the Neurosurgery Center and the Outpatient Surgery and Endoscopy Center.

Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital is an Accredited Chest Pain Center and carries a Level II stroke certification. Additionally, the hospital s medical office building houses offices for specialists in primary care, cardiology, obstetrics, dermatology, surgery and pulmonology. Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital also offers outpatient services including physical therapy, a sleep lab, and cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation.

Role Purpose

Oversees daily operations of multi-disciplinary rehabilitation programs in acute services. Oversees staffing and caseload distribution for assigned program and collaborates with other program and discipline leads to assure patient care needs are met. Assures that daily workflow in assigned satellite is effective and promotes proactive problem solving among team members. Works under the direction of the program supervisor, in collaboration with discipline leads and clinical specialists to assure regulatory standards are met. Assists the supervisor with management of the programs and serves as a resource / contact with customers such as patients, families, nurses, case managers and physicians.


  • Makes appropriate recommendations and determines need for referral to specialist in related areas; makes appropriate discharge plans as indicated.
  • Provides consultation, evaluation and treatment services for patients referred to therapy based on each patient's needs and delivers services in accordance with a written plan of care.
  • Coordinates the daily activities of the programs in collaboration with hospital or campus multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Develops and instructs patients and families in home programs.
  • Assists with researching, evaluating, selecting and implementing systems which improve efficiency of assigned program and related operations.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
  • Performs Other Responsibilities as Assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy/Speech Language Pathology
  • 2-5 years of experience
  • Certification/Licensure in Area of Expertise

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Requirements

  • Master's Degree
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Certification

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
- Pension Plan /403(b) Plan
- 401(k) plan
- Tuition Assistance
- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
- On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
- Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

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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  • Job Reference: 662569615-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: BJC HealthCare
  • Location: Saint Peters, Missouri
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent