Certified Hand Therapist - Full Time - Philadelphia, PA in Philadelphia, PA at ATI Physical Therapy

Date Posted: 12/12/2019

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Certified Hand Therapist:  Physical Therapist or Occupational Therapist
Acts as sole Certified Hand Therapist for this large outpatient clinic 
  ATI Physical Therapy is currently seeking qualified hand therapists (Physical or Occupational Therapists) to join our dynamic team of hand specialists to be remarkable with us. We are seeking individuals that are veteran CHT’s or recent graduates that are interested in beginning a career specializing in hands. As a veteran or aspiring ATI hand therapist, you will work in a friendly and encouraging environment that offers mentor/mentee opportunities, CHT knowledge tracks, teaching possibilities, state of the art equipment and support for referral source development. If not a veteran hand therapist, the candidate must have a strong interest in hand therapy, orthopedics and fabrication of orthoses!
  Join the industry leader today and enjoy highly competitive benefits including best-in-class continuing education, performance-based incentives, residency/fellowship sponsorship, robust in-house teaching and/or research opportunities, career advancement potential and complete insurance coverage including medical, vision, dental and life. Job Description: 1. Deliver a comprehensive hand and upper extremity evaluation, while providing a unique patient experience. 2. The ideal candidate will have expert orthosis fabrication skills however, less experience and ‘willing to learn’ candidates will be considered.  3. Develop and implement hand therapy treatment programs based on each patient's needs in varying phases of recovery. 4. Be comfortable with or be ‘willing to learn’ coding practices such as L Codes, and CPT codes 5. Complete daily patient care notes, progress notes, discharge notes and other required forms as requested by treating physicians, rehab nurses or insurance companies 6. Provide continuous communication with referring physician(s), therapy assistants and other team members regarding anything relevant to the patient therapy experience. 7. Operate and apply knowledge of standard hand therapy equipment and treatment modalities and techniques. 8. Comply with ATI standards of operations and adhere to ATI core values. Hand Therapists report directly to the Clinic Director. Required Skills   1. Masters/Doctorate degree in Occupational or Physical Therapy from an accredited program.
2. Current OT or PT Licensure or eligibility for OT or PT license required.
3. Certification in Hand Therapy is required in order to be considered.