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Occupational Therapist/Hand Therapist

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by Sierra Nevada Memorial

Grass Valley, CA 95945
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Overview
Dignity Health Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital (SNMH) is a 104-bed acute care hospital located in Grass Valley, CA, providing compassionate, quality health care to residents and visitors of western Nevada County since 1958. Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital delivers a comprehensive range of health care services including inpatient and outpatient surgical services, family birth center/labor and delivery, emergency services, cancer care, and cardiology services. The not-for-profit hospital is an affiliate of the nationally recognized Dignity Health system, linking patients to important regional resources such as the Dignity Health Heart & Vascular Institute of Greater Sacramento and the Dignity Health Neurological Institute. For more information, visit snmh.org.

Responsibilities
Position Summary:
Provides hand therapy services including assessments and developing treatment programs. CHT/OTR is responsible for facilitation of staff development by establishing competencies in hand/wrist treatment by assessing the staff's educational needs, acting as a resource and organizing and providing in-services.

Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Current California license as an Occupational Therapist required
  • Current California license or registration class: Advanced HTC, Current BLS Healthcare Provider
  • Clinical experience in evaluation and treatment of patients with knowledge of:
    • Current occupational therapy techniques, standards, principles and procedures
    • Human anatomy and physiology with emphasis on musculoskeletal, circulatory and nervous systems
    • Medical terminology
    • Proper body mechanics
    • Infection control procedures
    • Clinical skills in the area of hand/wrist therapy
    • Physically able to walk, stand, stoop, and lift
    • Good manual dexterity
    • Visual and auditory acuity
    • Basic computer skills


Reference: 568506254