Certified Hand Therapist (OT/CHT) Occupational Therapist

Washington, District of Columbia;

Occupational Therapist-Certified Hand Therapist OT/CHT: Busy orthopedic office practice in Washington, DC is seeking an occupational therapist (OT) as well as a certification in hand therapy or currently working toward this hand therapy certificate. Experience with dynamic splinting a plus.

We are seeking:

*• Graduate from an accredited college with an AOTA curriculum.
• CHT certification preferred but not required
• Hand Therapy experience preferred
• One or more year(s) of outpatient orthopedic experience within a private clinic or hospital preferred.
• Current state of DC license, CPR certification.
• Outgoing and energetic personality.
• New graduates are welcome to apply. .
•Creates treatment plans in accordance with instructions and consent of referring physician;
•Evaluates patient treatment programs in coordination with the medical staff;
•Performs written re-evaluations in preparation for patients return for follow-up Physician appointments, or at a minimum documents progress every six (6) therapy sessions;
•Provides services that help improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients;
•Fabricates custom-made splints, and communicates with physician to ensure the patient receives the correct splint;
•Supervises the technicians or aides to ensure any interaction with any patient is within their scope of practice;
•Meets or communicates regularly with a variety of healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and case managers to ensure successful patient treatment outcomes;
•Documents evaluative findings, treatments administered, the assessment of patient response to treatment and treatment plan, and other relevant information;
•Provides excellent customer service engaging in the use of clear, comprehensive, and frequent communication with patients, family members, or other members of the rehab team;
•Educates patients in the prevention of injuries, conditioning, and rehabilitation of injuries;

We offer a competitive total compensation package including base salary plus an individual incentive plan, as well as a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, disability, life and a 401(k) plan, in addition to other outstanding benefits such as continuing education reimbursement and Paid Time Off.

Questions? Please contact us at 301-337-6921 and visit us online at www.therapycareers.com submit your confidential resume to http://therapycareers.com/submit-resume/

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