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Community Healthcare System Clinical Specialist in Munster, Indiana

Clinical Specialist

Job ID:23183

Category:Therapy Services/Sports Medicine

Facility:Community Hospital

Department:Occupational Therapy

Schedule:Full-time

Shift:Days

Hours:8-4:30 but hours may vary to meet hand surgeon's needs

Bi-weekly Hrs:80

Job Details:Bachelors Degree RequiredLicensed Physical TherapistOccupational Therapist (OTR)CERTIFIED HAND THERAPISTOccupational Therapist or Physical Therapist LOCATION: Community Hospital Neuroscience and Sports Medicine Center, 1545 US highway 30, Schererville, INPOSITION PURPOSE AND SUMMARY:The Occupational Therapist or Physical Therapist Certified Hand Therapist is qualified professional who directs, supervises, evaluates and provides occupational therapy services to patients as prescribed by the referring physician. Develops plans that meet the functional, physical and educational needs of the patient. Observes response to treatment, documents and adjusts treatment for the quality provisions of care. Suggests areas of departmental and personal improvements related to therapy area. Attains required and procedural competencies.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:For Occupational Therapist:1. Graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy curriculum with a minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree or graduation from an accredited college/university with a related major and completion of a certificate program in Occupational Therapy. National Certification required. Certification as Hand Therapist required. 2. State of Indiana Occupational Therapy License required, or eligible for state licensure within 180 days.3. Valid driver's license and proof of auto insurance is required.4. Meets hiring criteria as defined in agency's minimum standards.5. Must accept responsibility for maintaining clinical practice skills, learning and adhering to agency's policies and procedures on an on-going basis.For Physical Therapist:1. Graduate of an accredited program in Physical Therapy with a minimum of a Masters' degree in PT. Certification as Hand Therapy required.2. State of Indiana Physical Therapy License required, or eligible for state licensure within 180 days. Internal Posting Period: 10/1/18 – 10/7/18

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