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Occupational Therapist Hand

St. Francis Regional Medical Center

St. Francis Regional Medical Center

Shakopee, MN, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

Number of Job Openings Available:


Date Posted:

May 24, 2024


56002005 Adult Rehab Outpatient


Day/Evening (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:


Union Contract:


Weekend Rotation:

Every Other

Job Summary:

Allina Health is a not-for-profit health system that cares for individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. If you value putting patients first, consider a career at Allina Health. Our mission is to provide exceptional care as we prevent illness, restore health and provide comfort to all who entrust us with their care. This includes you and your loved ones. We are committed to providing whole person care, investing in your well-being, and enriching your career.

Key Position Details:

  • Position will provide care in both outpatient and orthopedic urgent care clinic settings.
  • Full-time position with no weekends scheduled.
  • Benefit-eligible position.

Job Description:

Provides care that is appropriate, efficient, and effective patient care meeting the customer’s requirements for Hand Therapy.
Principle Responsibilities
  • Provides Occupational Therapy services to clients.
    • Initiates assessment of client per diagnosis and generates a therapy diagnosis for hand / upper extremity conditions.
    • Designs, implements and modifies a therapeutic treatment plan and interventions based on client needs and response to care.
    • Accommodates selection of tests and measures and therapeutic interventions based on age and cultural considerations.
    • Consults with and involve client and family/caregiver to establish appropriate goals, timelines, and desired outcomes based on client impairment or functional limitations.
    • Educates client, family members or others involved in care of treatment plan including age specific and cultural considerations.
    • Continuously assesses needs of client and functional deficits, progress toward goals, and progressing plan of care based on established care guidelines.
    • Uses re-examination to determine whether predicted outcomes are reasonable modifies as necessary.
    • Selects and delegates appropriate tasks of the plan of care per professional guidelines.
    • Initiates appropriate referrals to other disciplines and coordinates care with inter-disciplinary referrals.
    • Coordinates, communicates, documents and bills per program, regulatory and professional standards.
    • Uses communication techniques that reflect attention to age, cultural and population specific needs of the patient and family.
    • Provides safe patient equipment, ensures personal safety and safe work environment.
    • Promotes rehab services by ensuring patient and physician satisfaction.
  • Participates in performance improvement and process improvement activities for the department.
    • Supports and promotes new services as requested.
    • Participates in clinical education and staff meetings.
    • Provides ongoing input to enhance the services provided by the department.
    • Assists co-workers in managing the teams’ productivity/performance targets.
    • Manages their daily patient schedule.
    • Assists in maintaining an efficient clinic flow including assisting with scheduling, cleaning rooms and laundry.
  • Education and mentor clinicians.
    • Develops and delivers professional practice and performance improvement activities specific to hand therapy.
    • Assists or leads best practice development for hand therapy.
    • Develops new programs as appropriate for hand therapy.
    • Performs clinical orientation and mentoring for clinical competence for hand programs.
    • Participates in peer interviewing related to area of specialization.
    • Assists with hand therapy service development including supply review, chart audit tool and complete audits, annual clinical competency.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program
  • 2 to 5 years experience in hand therapy

  • Licensed Occupational Therapist - MN Department of Health required if providing services in Minnesota upon hire
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist - WI Dept of Safety & Professional Services required if providing services in Wisconsin upon hire
  • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required within 60 Days

Physical Demands
  • Medium Work*:
  • Lifting weightUp to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently