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Hand Therapist - per diem

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Category: Occupational Therapy
Department: Hand Therapy - Dedham - 860100
Position Type: Per Diem
Shift: Day Shift
Hours Per Week: Per Diem
FT/PT/PD: Per Diem
Location: Ambulatory Surgery Center, 40 Allied Drive, Dedham, MA 02026

The Per Diem Hand Therapist will provide therapy services at New England Baptist Hospital's Outpatient Care Center in Dedham and at NEBH in Boston.  Responsibilities include assessment and treatment of patients with upper extremity diagnoses, as well as consistent, professional communication with our Hand Surgeons, Occupational Health Physicans and other referring practitionners.  The candidate will be expected to formulate and implement a plan of care, including fabrication of custom splints and instruction in tailored home exercise programs, and will document in a thorough, timely manner.

Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited program of Physical or Occupational Therapy and current Massachusetts OT or PT license.
  • Three to five years of experience as a Physical or Occupational Therapist
  • Hand therapy experience and completion of advanced course work in the evaluation and treatment of the hand and upper extremity
  • Amercian Heart Association Heartsaver or BLS CPR certification