Department: Physical Therapy
The Staff Hand Therapist functions under the general supervision of the Director of Physical Therapy. The Therapist assumes responsibility and accountability for a designated group of patients and provides physical therapy evaluations, modalities and treatments in accordance with established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, maintaining the highest degree of quality patient care. The Staff Hand Therapist also assumes responsibility and accountability for the care of those patients being treated by physical therapist assistants and may be assigned to orient staff and students and to assume the duties and responsibilities of the Director in the absence of that individual.
Physical Therapist or Occupational Therapist with a Hand Therapy Certification required.