Hand Therapist OP Job at Altru Health, Grand Forks, ND

  • Altru Health
  • Grand Forks, ND

Job Description

Altru Performance Center1375 S. Columbia RoadGrand Forks, ND 58201

Pay Range: $37.26 - $55.89


•Career Advancement Program and Education Assistance

•Comprehensive Health, Dental and Vision plans

•Life and Disability Insurance

•Flexible Spending Account

•401K Retirement Plan

•Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Parental Leave

•Terrific business discounts and services for Altru employees

The Hand Therapist is responsible for the evaluation and treatment of patients in compliance with licensure standards. The therapist utilizes a team approach to identify patient goals, barriers to discharge, and ongoing therapy services. The Hand Therapist centers the care around the patient and exercises independent judgement in planning and organizing the plan of care for the patient.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Orients patients, family and/or other appropriate parties to the purpose and procedures of the therapy evaluation and treatment. Provides appropriate patient education, family teaching and support which relates to the needs of the patient and family.
  • Obtains and documents appropriately all required and pertinent patient information, including precautions, orders, and initial plan of care.
  • Selects and performs evaluation and treatment methods which correlates to the age of the patient, the patient's diagnosis, symptoms and physician orders and documents per chart and review standards.
  • Documents an initial plan of care and completes certification .
  • Coordinates treatment schedules with disciplines using appropriate scheduling procedures; participates with inter-disciplinary team in the development and accurate documentation of a discharge plan in the inpatient settings.
  • Documents the patient's response to treatment and progress.
  • Identifies significant changes in patient's condition and takes appropriate actions, as evidenced in reporting, staffing consultations and documentation.
  • Performs pain assessment and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.
  • Occupational Therapist (OTR/L) | North Dakota State Board of Occupational Therapy | Prior to Start Date | HR Primary Sources
  • Hand Therapist - Certified | Hand Therapy Certification Commission | Within 12 Months of Start Date | HR Primary Sources
  • Driver's License with Acceptable Driving Record | Drivers License - Current State Licensed | Prior to Start Date | HR Primary Sources
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) | American Heart Association (AHA) | Within 90 Days of Start Date | Learning Management System
  • Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) and preferred physical agents and modalities (PAMS) education required within one year of hire.

Physical Demand s :

•Sit: Frequently (34-66%)
•Stand: Frequently (34-66%)
•Walk: Frequently (34-66%)
•Stoop/Bend: Frequently (34-66%)
•Reach: Frequently (34-66%)
•Crawl: Occasionally (5-33%)
•Squat/Crouch/Kneel: Occasionally (5-33%)
•Twist: Frequently (34-66%)
•Handle/Finger/Feel: Continuously (67-100%)
•See: Continuously (67-100%)
•Hear: Continuously (67-100%)

Weight Demands:

•Lift -Floor to Waist Level: Medium (20-40 pounds)
•Carry: Medium (20-40 pounds)
•Push/Pull: Medium (20-40 pounds)
•Slide/Transfer: Medium (20-40 pounds)

Working Conditions:

•Indoor: Continuously (67-100%)
•Outdoor: Not Applicable
•Extreme Temperature: Not Applicable

Driving Requirement Definitions:
  • Professional Drivers: Persons who drive as their main responsibility OR transport passengers or hazardous materials.
  • Frequent Drivers: Persons whose main responsibility is not driving, but drive daily or almost daily.
  • Occasional Drivers : Persons who drive from once per month to as frequently as once per week.
  • Infrequent Drivers: Persons who are generally not expected to drive.
Driving Requirement for this position:
Occasional Driver

Reference ID: R2064PandoLogic. Keywords: Hand Therapist, Location: GRAND FORKS, ND - 58202

Job Tags

Outdoor, Flexible hours,

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