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Certified Hand Therapist

Company: Oregon Health & Science University
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Other opening in Portland, Oregon. This and other physical therapy jobs brought to you by AlliedHealthJobCafe.com

The purpose of this job/position is to function as a member of the Rehabilitation Services patient care team by providing occupational therapy OR physical therapy services such as ADL training, energy conservation, splint fabrication, exercise, sensory integration and perceptual/cognitive training to assist patients in improving their function in work, leisure and self-care. Grow your career with us!

  • Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate degree in Occupational or Physical Therapy; AND
  • 3 years of experience in occupational or physical therapy with a minimum of 4,000 hours of direct practice and experience in hand therapy
  • Certified Hand Therapist (CHT); AND
  • Current State of Oregon Occupational Therapist or Physical Therapist license; AND
  • Current American Heart BLS CPR certification required upon hire
  • Requires the ability to develop a comprehensive, progressive treatment strategy focused on functional success in acute, community and home settings
  • Excellent communication skills, high degree of courtesy, discretion and respect for patients and fellow employees, leadership ability demonstrated by role modeling, professional demeanor, excellent organizational skills, strong triage skills
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs., to repeatedly carry equipment weighing move than 5lbs., and to walk extensively on hard and soft surfaces
  • Frequent bending and reaching to navigate medical equipment or perform treatment is required
  • Requires the ability to respond quickly and appropriately to urgent medical situations that may arise with high risk or medically complex patient populations
  • Able to use keyboard and mouse frequently for documentation and communications
  • Will include travel between clinics, CHH1 and CHH2
  • This is in a busy clinic setting
  • Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

    GENEROUS BENEFIT PACKAGE (For qualified FT roles):

    • Comprehensive medical, dental & vision care plans. Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents
    • $25K of term life insurance provided at no cost to the employee
    • Retirement: Choose between pension plan or employee matching voluntary savings plan
    • Vacation - Up to 200 hours per year depending on length of service
    • Sick Leave - Up to 96 hours per year
    • 8 paid holidays per year
    • Substantial Tri-met and C-Tran discounts
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Innovative Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Cutting edge Wellness Platform
    • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Employee Discounts

Keywords: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland , Certified Hand Therapist, Healthcare , Portland, Oregon

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