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Certified Hand Therapist

Company: Optum
Location: Edmonds
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

**Certified Hand Therapist .75 FTE with $5,000 Sign-On Bonus**The Everett Clinic is searching for an enthusiastic and energetic individual who enjoys working with physicians and colleagues in a team-oriented environment, who has interest in continual advancement of clinical skills and protocols for treatment, and who enjoys collaborating with colleagues and physicians to provide optimal patient care. Our hand center is comprised of 6 hand surgeons, 5 orthopedic surgeons, 1 PA-C, and 8 experienced CHTs.**Clinical skills required:**+ Proficiency in fabrication of custom orthoses+ Experience in treating acute and post-operative patient populations, including tendon repairs, fractures, and amputations+ Familiarity with post-operative therapy protocols for clinical treatment+ Manual skills for joint mobilization+ Wound care+ ASTYM certification or similar preferredYoull see about 9 patients in an 8-hour day with 45 minutes for re-checks and 60 minutes for new patients. This is a .75 FTE part-time position (30 hours per week). The current schedule is two 10-hour days on Monday and Wednesday in Edmonds, and one 10-hour day on Thursday in Everett, but this is negotiable.90-95% of referrals are post-operative and closed fractures from Hand Surgeons or Orthopedic Surgeons. Youll see limited repetitive strain injuries and frequent referrals for custom fabricated hand/UE orthoses.**Education:** Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational Therapy.**Experience:** 5 years experience as a Certified Hand Therapist preferred**License/Certification** **required:**+ Current Washington state license.+ Certification in Hand Therapy+ AHA - BLS certification.We offer our providers an excellent benefit package which includes leadership pathways, CME reimbursement, paid license renewals, malpractice and tail coverage and many other benefits, charitable sponsorships, and volunteer opportunities.Our team of more than 600 of the highest quality providers, who had their choice of health care organizations, chose The Everett Clinic, part of Optum. Join us and start doing your lifes best work.SMDiversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum and its affiliated medical practices are Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Optum and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace.Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Keywords: Optum, Edmonds , Certified Hand Therapist, Healthcare , Edmonds, Washington

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