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Certified Hand Therapist (OT or PT)

Posting Date
March 19, 2024


  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate degree from an accredited Therapy program required; Master’s degree in OT or Doctorate Degree in PT preferred.
  • Must have current license in the state of Wisconsin in good standing.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in therapy area of specialty required and five years of Hand and Upper Extremity experience preferred.
  • Hand Therapy Certification (CHT) from Hand Therapy Certification Commission Preferred or on track for completion.
  • Must be certified in Basic Life Support (BLS).

Work Hours

We are seeking a full-time or part-time (24-36 hours/week) Certified Hand Therapist to work in our Rehab Department, Monday-Friday. Flexible hours.

Job Summary

Under the direction of the team supervisor/manager, the Certified Hand Therapist provides skilled hand therapy and Occupational or Physical Therapy services per operational demands. Patient/client evaluation, consultation, and treatment are conducted using broad guidelines, requiring a high degree of autonomy and innovation in decision-making, including complex patient situations and problems.

Provides therapy services to inpatients, outpatients, SBS, and home health patient/residents who have impairments, functional limitations, disabilities, or changes in physical function and health status resulting from injury, disease, or other causes; provides prevention and wellness services, including screening and health promotion.

Contact Information

Southwest Health
Attn: Human Resources
1400 Eastside Rd
Platteville, WI 53818
Phone: (608) 342-4796
Fax: (608) 342-5015

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Southwest Health is truly an outstanding place to work. A full benefit package is available for employees working 20 hours/week or greater which includes: Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance. Also available are long and short term disability, cell phone discount, flexible spending plan, paid time off, retirement plan with an employer contribution, fitness membership discount as well as use of exercise equipment at the facility.

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