We are seeking an Occupational Therapist with a strong background and clinical expertise in hand therapy with varying patient demographics from adolescents to geriatrics. Primary functions are to provide applicable occupational therapy care for patients with various hand, wrist and elbow diagnoses in a fast paced outpatient setting. Major duties include: patient evaluation and treatment including producing custom made splints and orthoses, electronic medical record documentation, maintain expected productivity levels (including special assignments), special projects and duties as assigned. The primary function is patient care, unless otherwise specified.
California Occupational Therapy License or eligibility to work as such.
Current BCLS Certificate.
Experience with hand therapy including production of custom made splints and orthoses.
Strong communication skills and ability to work autonomously as well as part of a collaborative team.
Ability to effectively communicate with patients and staff from varied cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
Demonstrates ability to establish an appropriate treatment plan, select appropriate treatment techniques, assess the results based upon synthesis of all available information, and the patients' functional goals, with changes in the plan and timely discharge as indicated.
Certified Hand Therapist certification.
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