CERTIFIED HAND THERAPIST in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

Date Posted: 7/10/2019

Job Snapshot

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.

Join our team as a Certified Hand Therapist at our out-patient clinic at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. You will partner with other experienced Certified Hand Therapists to build strong relationships with both our patients and physicians and see a variety of cases from post-surgical to orthopedic or neurological. Our approach is patient-centered and the ideal candidate is eager to learn and ready to jump into this multi-disciplinary environment and make a difference.

The Certified Hand Therapist evaluates and assesses patient function or ability, including establishing a plan of care according to standards of practice. Performs reassessment relative to initial evaluation and modifies plan of care as needed with outpatient hand therapy patients. Demonstrates clinical skills with upper extremity splinting and hand therapy treatment interventions.

This position is full-time (80 hours per pay period) and located at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas.

Job Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational Therapy
  • Current Occupational Therapy license in State of California
  • At least one year of experience in Hand Therapy
  • Current BLS from the American Heart Association

Preferred Certification:
  • Certification from the Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC/CHT)

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.