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CERTIFIED HAND THERAPIST in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

Date Posted: 4/27/2019

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
We invite you to join our Rehabilitation department as a Certified Hand Therapist at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego. You will work in our hospital-based outpatient clinic and partner with our team on a wide variety of trauma, complex orthopedic, tendon repair, and splinting cases. The ideal candidate is confident in their skills and is passionate about helping under-served communities in central San Diego.  
The Certified Hand Therapist evaluates and assesses patient function or ability, including establishing a plan of care according to standards of practice. They perform reassessment relative to the initial evaluation and modify the plan of care as needed with outpatient hand therapy patients.
This position is full-time (80 hours per period) working shifts Monday through Friday and is primarily located at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego.

Job Requirements

Required Certification/Registration:
  • Graduate of accredited school of Occupational Therapy
  • Current Occupational Therapy license in State of California
  • Current BLS from the American Heart Association
  • Either a certification from the Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC/ CHT) or at least 3 years of experience in a Hand Therapy setting
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, the only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.