Occupational Therapist- Certified Hand Therapist in Boston, MA at ATI Physical Therapy

Date Posted: 8/23/2019

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    Boston, MA
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Job Description

Certified Hand Therapist:  
Occupational Therapist-

Interested in working well known Boston based hand surgeons? Elevate your career in hand therapy and work side by side the most respected surgeons and practices in the area!

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. Opportunities exist in several of
our eastern MA locations. If not a veteran hand therapists the candidates 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. Ensure every patient receives
a thorough, comprehensive and customized hand therapy evaluation, while
receiving a unique patient experience.

2. Provide a written and
hands-on evaluation followed by immediate treatment of the patient conditions in
order to determine an appropriate treatment plan. Consult with clinic director
or referring physicians regarding diagnosis.

3. Ensure fluid treatment
progression via ongoing scheduling of patients.

4. Develop and implement hand
therapy treatment programs based on each patient's needs.

5. Assist patients with
all phases of therapy treatment and techniques.

6. Discuss treatment with
patient and record patient conditions, measurements and responses to treatment
in patient’s medical record after each visit.

7. Complete daily patient
care notes, progress notes, discharge notes and other required forms as
requested by treating physicians, rehab nurses or insurance companies.

8. Consult with clinic
director, hand coordinator or referring physician regarding patient diagnosis
and communicate changes via progress notes.

9. Provide continuous
communication with referring physician(s), therapy assistants and other team
members regarding anything relevant to the patient therapy experience.

10. Operate and apply
knowledge of standard hand therapy equipment and treatment modalities and

11. Be competent in
orthosis fabrication and strapping and/or be willing to learn
immobilization/mobilization techniques.

12. Comply with ATI standards of operations and adhere to ATI core

Hand Therapists report directly to the Clinic Director.

Required Skills

Masters/Doctorate degree in Occupational or Physical Therapy from an
accredited program. Current OT or PT Licensure or eligibility for OT or PT
license required. Certification in Hand Therapy or a strong desire to become a
hand therapist (evidenced by previous hand therapy experience/exposure) is required
in order to be considered.

ATI is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other lawfully protected status. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply. It is the policy of ATI, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status. Other details
  • Job Family Occupational Therapy
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Master’s Degree