Certified Hand Therapist

Requisition ID
2021-155082
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Occupational Therapy
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
8:00am-4:30pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Franciscan St. Anthony
Location
WA-GIG HARBOR

Overview

CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

 

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Responsibilities

Job Summary:
As an interdisciplinary team member, conducts hand and upper extremity related occupational therapy activities to improve patient function and prevent disability following disease or injury, and improve patients’ ability to reach maximum performance within the limits of his/her capabilities. Provides and coordinates comprehensive hand/UE rehabilitation care to patients through the proper utilization of evaluation, planning, education, and implementation of a treatment plan in accordance with Occupational Therapy Standards of Practice. Work includes indirect patient care activities such as; documentation, scheduling, family training, attendance at rounds, interaction with the Interdisciplinary Team, participation in staff meetings, ordering supplies, and contributing to continuous quality control and performance improvement.

 

Incumbents are also accountable for responding effectively to legal, patient rights, safety, maintenance, and emergency situations; participating in continuing education, staff development, self-directed learning and overseeing the performance of and providing performance feedback of staff, aides, students, volunteers as requested.


Essential Duties:

  • Performs patient assessment/data collection, interprets findings and formulates treatment plans.
  • Implements and updates therapeutic plan of care and treatment based on patient needs throughout patient’s treatment/stay.
  • Completes all required documentation, in an accurate and thorough manner, of Occupational Therapy treatment in accordance with FHS documentation standard.
  • Facilitates case management of hand therapy patients.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:
Graduation from an accredited School of Occupational Therapy and completion of Clinical Fieldwork that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.

 

License/Certification:

  • Current Washington State Licensure in Occupational Therapy
  • Current healthcare provider BLS Certification
  • FHS Hand Therapy Clinical Specialist
  • Certified Hand Therapist (CHT)

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