Occupational Therapist/Hand Therapy

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3000 CG Zinn Road
Thorndale, PA 19372
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Job Description

Certified hand therapists (CHT) and occupational therapist aspiring to become a CHT- we could use you in Exton, PA

NovaCare Rehabilitation in Exton is seeking a PRN occupational hand therapist for our outpatient orthopedic location center. A certified hand therapist (CHT) is HIGHLY preferred, but we are willing to consider occupational therapists (OT)with hand therapy experience. This would include at least a Level II Fieldwork under a CHT.  We CAN mentor an occupational therapist aspiring to be a certified hand therapist. You will be working in the same center with our hand therapist.

 

We have a network of hand therapists and certified hand therapists in the area for support and welcome experienced hand therapists and certified hand therapists to join a national leader in hand therapy. 

 

We are looking for a dynamic individual ready to grow and continue developing our hand programs in your community. 

Compensation: Starting at $40.00 an hour.

Unique Location/Job Details:    Seeking a highly driven Occupational Therapist with Hand Therapy experience for float/PRN position in Chester County. Therapist will support a team of full time hand therapists during paid time off and as volume dictates. Hours vary; must be available to assist evenings. New Graduate with Level II hand therapy clinical experience will be considered. Mentorship provided.

Benefits Include:

  • UNMATCHED Continuing Education program with internal CEU accrediting courses, certifications (CHT, COMT, etc) , journal clubs, study groups and more

 

NovaCare Rehabilitation is a part of Select Medical Corporation's Outpatient Division. We are a nationally prominent, locally driven provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation with almost 1900 locations in 39 states, including the District of Columbia. Throughout the country we operate primarily as Select Physical Therapy, NovaCare Rehabilitation, Kessler Rehabilitation Center, KORT, Saco Bay Physical Therapy, Concentra, and SSM Physical Therapy. Our highly respected clinical team provides preventative and rehabilitative services that maximize functionality and promote well-being. We develop individualized treatment plans to help achieve each patient's specific goals. Our integrated local market network allows us to effectively partner with physicians, employers, payors and case managers to achieve optimal patient outcomes in a cost-effective manner. We also provide physical therapy and athletic training services to professional sports teams, colleges, universities and high schools.

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Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the evaluation, plan of care, treatment, re-evaluation, discharge, and appropriate communications of high quality hand therapy services to patients and customers.
  • Develop treatment plans, supervise assistants and aides, contribute to case management, and provide quality patient care.
  • Maintain positive level of interaction with facilities and clients. Enhance and expand client relations with facilities and their staff.

Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school for Occupational Therapy.
  • Must hold specialty certification or licensure in Hand Therapy.
  • National registration and state licensure or registration REQUIRED..
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
  • Valid state driver’s license

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift patients using appropriate biomechanical techniques frequently throughout the course of a work day/shift; must be capable of easily lifting fifty (50) pounds dead weight alone.
  • Ability to walk, bend, stand and reach constantly during a work day/shift.
  • Visual acuity (near and distant) sufficient to evaluate, diagnose and monitor patient needs and to maintain accurate records, recognize people and provide directions.
  • Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give directions.
  • Ability to push wheeled equipment through the facility.
  • Possess fine motor skills for legible and accurate writing of reports, charting, scheduling, daily correspondence and presentations, either manually or through use of dictation equipment.
  • Possess grasp ability sufficient for cutting splint material.
  • Possess fine motor skills for effective and efficient handling of diagnostic or therapeutic equipment.

Additional Data

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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