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Occupational Hand Therapist - Per Diem

Job ID 57392513584

Description

Per diem. Flexible scheduling with opportunity for consistent hours, as well as coverage for vacations etc. 

Seeking Per Diem Hand Therapist to work with varied types of hand patients including acute post operative visits, splinting, along with fractures, and non surgical patients. Part of research based team, covering clinic, department, and various interdisciplinary requests.  Excellent highly skilled team of CHT's.  Tremendous opportunity for growth and being a consistent part of a highly regarded team.

Occupational Hand Therapists provide services to patients with upper quarter impairments, functional limitations, disabilities or changes in function and health status resulting form injury, disease, or other causes. The Staff Occupational Therapist performs evaluations and treatment based on data gathered from their examination. They synthesize findings from history, system review, tests and measures to establish a professional opinion, prognosis, and plan of care. The complexity of their evaluation includes the clinical findings, the extent of loss of function, social considerations and overall physical function and health status.

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, an affiliate of Mass General Brigham, is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community.  We place great value on being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization as we aim to reflect the diversity of the patients we serve. At Mass General Brigham, we believe in equal access to quality care, employment and advancement opportunities encompassing the full spectrum of human diversity: race, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other forms of human presence and expression that make us better able to provide innovative and cutting-edge healthcare and research.

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 171- bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain directly across the street from the Arnold Arboretum.  Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital offers comprehensive care in a wide variety of specialties.  Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital is a designated Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a recognition that fewer than nine percent of all US hospitals receive. 

At Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, we believe that everyone should have the chance to live a healthy life. From creating breakthroughs that have paved the way for treatments around the globe to training the next generation of providers, our patients, and those we may never meet, are at the center of everything we do. If you’re looking for more than a career, join Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital.  Our patients call it better care.  Our employees call it home.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy required. 
  • Masters Entry Level, or Advanced Masters in Occupational  Therapy encouraged. 
  • Certification of Hand Therapy received after five years of practice. 
  • Current License in the State of Massachusetts as an OT or application for the same required and maintained. 
  • Current CHT certification required. 
  • Current CPR certification required and maintained.  
  • AOTA/ASHT membership preferred 
  • AOTA National Board Licensing 
  • Acute Hospital experience is preferred. 

EEO Statement

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospitalis an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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