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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Certified Hand Therapist in Englewood, Colorado

Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.

HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitiousHand Therapistto help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!

Swedish Medical Center, part of HCA’s HealthONE, is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of approximately 2,000 dedicated employees, 300 volunteers and 1,400 physicians.

With stroke door to treatment times averaging just 20 minutes, Swedish serves as the Rocky Mountain Region’s referral center for the most advanced stroke treatment, and was the state’s first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. Swedish also serves as the region’s neurotrauma and orthopedic trauma provider and is the area’s only level I trauma facility with a dedicated burn and reconstructive center. Over 150 facilities regularly transfer highly complex cases to Swedish.

Swedish Medical Center offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty including adult and pediatric emergency, heart care, neurology/neurosurgery, pregnancy and childbirth, orthopedics and joint replacement, cancer care, gastroenterology and liver care, gynecology and urology. Additional information about the hospital is available at www.SwedishHospital.com.

*Position Summary: *

The Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) is**responsible for evaluating patients, planning, implementing, and modifying treatment programs for the upper limb, including hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder girdle. In addition to direct patient intervention, the CHT is involved in the education of patient, family, caregivers and staff regarding the patient’s functional level. The CHT may participate in student education and other related duties as required or assigned by supervisor.

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, student loan forgiveness, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

/We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status./

Position Requirements:

  1. *Licensure/Certification/Registration: *

Colorado OT license or Colorado PT license and BLS certification from AHA or ARC required. Must have CHT as commissioned by the Hand Therapist Certification Commission, or able to sit for boards within six months of hire.

  1. *Education: *

Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy from an accredited college or university.

  1. *Experience: *

Hand therapy experience required. Burn therapy experience preferred.

  1. *Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: *

Able to perform all evaluations, assessment, and treatment planning required in this position. Effective verbal and written communication.

  1. Degree of Supervision Required:

Minimal after proficiency is established. Individual proceeds on his/her own initiative in compliance with policies, procedures, and practices outlined by immediate supervisor.

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Certified Hand Therapist

Location: Colorado-Englewood-Swedish Medical Center

Requisition ID: 03167-101298

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