The Certified Hand Therapist will work directly with the referring physician and the patient to treat the following conditions, but not limited to: Tendon injuries, Peripheral nerve injuries, Crush injuries, and Repetitive motion disorders. Services provided will include Post-operative management of upper extremity, Custom orthoses for the upper extremity, Joint mobilization, Instrument-assisted soft tissue techniques, Manual therapy, Taping techniques, Wound and scar management, Edema management, Work simulation, Range of motion, Strengthening, Arthritis
EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE:
- Five years of experience in an outpatient setting
LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:
- Current Occupational Therapy license from the State of California OR Current Physical Therapy license from the State of California.
- CHT certification (or in process of obtaining)
- Current CPR recognition
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES:
Must demonstrate technical competence, professional clinical judgment, communication skills and sensitivity for the patient and family. Clinical skills and knowledge to successfully achieve desired outcomes in assigned patients. Ability to provide treatment to address the practical and realistic needs and goals of the patient.