Job Description

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Occupational Therapist- Hand

Employment Type
Full Time

Hours per week



Personal Growth. Expansion. Teamwork. Innovation. Be a part of a truly patient-first environment and an organization that cares about their employees.

Under the supervision of the Hand Therapy Manager, the Hand Therapist will aid in the orthopedic care and treatment of patients by planning, interpreting, and implementing specific therapy treatment programs.

 Evaluates, plans and implements patients’ treatment program in coordination with medical staff.
 Administers treatment program per physician orders, clarifies physician’s treatment
instructions and/or confers with physician and medical staff on patient care issues as indicated.
 Recommends hand therapy policies and procedures concerning services provided.
 Evaluates charts and reports on patient’s progress.
 Maintains patient records, charts, and discharge summaries.
 Educates patients and family in proper self management care and exercise programs.
 Conducts and participates in clinic educational programs.
 Assists other therapists in planning treatment programs.
 Participates in improving organizational performance through recommending areas or approaches for improvement activities, performing new procedures, collecting data and providing input to department discussions.
 Participates in establishing job requirements and goals; performs duties at the desired level of competency.
 Ensures that work areas are organized and present a safe, accessible, effective, and efficient environment.
 Maintains currency in field through continuing educations, literature, and seminars.
 Follows policies and procedures governing the handling of confidential information as defined by Summit Orthopedics and applicable laws and regulations. Regularly reviews accuracy, availability, and security of information.
 Complies with federal, state and local legal and professional requirements by staying current with existing and new legislation and advises management on needed actions.
 Other related duties, as assigned.

Summit Orthopedics provides the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota with the full spectrum of orthopedic care including sub-specialty clinics, walk-in care at our OrthoQUICK clinics, imaging, bracing, therapy, surgery, and post-surgical stays at our Care Suites. Our expert team of physicians, surgeons, physician assistants, certified athletic trainers and therapists are part of the 900+ employees who partner to provide quality care designed to support a healthier, more active lifestyle.

Summit Orthopedics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy required. Masters or Doctorate desired. Must be licensed by the State of Minnesota and registered with the NBCOT. CHT preferred.

One year previous hand therapy experience preferred.

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