• Job Title: Hand Therapist
  • Job ID: 458752
  • Location: Network
  • Department: Hand Center OT Services
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Shift: Day
  • FTE %: 100
  • Salary Range Min: $68,000.00
  • Salary Range Max: $102,000.00

Position summary

Hand Therapist (Job Opening 458752) - Scope of Position Team members are licensed or certified professional occupational therapists/certified hand therapists who work within a specific team structure to offer outpatient upper extremity rehabilitation services. Team members are required to have comprehensive knowledge of the upper limb with function and activity. These services are offered to patients who have disorders and conditions associated primarily with orthopedic upper extremity problems, burns, and amputations. The occupational therapist/certified hand therapist will report to the Director and Program Director of the Hand and Upper Extremity Center. Position Summary Each occupational therapy/certified hand therapist team member is first a part of a group effort to provide care within a continuous performance improvement environment, and secondly a distinct professional who provides specific contributions to the team approach. Team members assess patients and establish plans of care; provide a wide variety of treatment techniques; provide education and support to families; and facilitate continuing care planning. Team members evaluate quality of services and participate in outcomes management activities. A team member embraces the Intensive Caring values of the organization and uses them to guide interactions with others.

Education and experience

All occupational therapist/certified hand therapist team members must be licensed and/or certified with the respective profession and meet the educational and/or certification requirements established by their professions. All academic degrees must have been granted from an accredited institution. All licensed professionals must be cleared through the National Database of Practitioners. Typically, one-two years experience working in a medical setting is preferred for all professionals hired. Occupational Therapists hired after August 2010 must attain and maintain hand certification no later than 24 months after eligibility is met.