Dignity Health Occupational Therapist/Hand Therapist in GRASS VALLEY, California


Dignity Health Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital (SNMH) is a 104-bed acute care hospital located in Grass Valley, CA, providing compassionate, quality health care to residents and visitors of western Nevada County since 1958. Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital delivers a comprehensive range of health care services including inpatient and outpatient surgical services, family birth center/labor and delivery, emergency services, cancer care, and cardiology services. The not-for-profit hospital is an affiliate of the nationally recognized Dignity Health system, linking patients to important regional resources such as the Dignity Health Heart & Vascular Institute of Greater Sacramento and the Dignity Health Neurological Institute. For more information, visit snmh.org.


Position Summary:

Provides hand therapy services including assessments and developing treatment programs. CHT/OTR is responsible for facilitation of staff development by establishing competencies in hand/wrist treatment by assessing the staff's educational needs, acting as a resource and organizing and providing in-services.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current California license as an Occupational Therapist required

  • Current California license or registration class: Advanced HTC, Current BLS Healthcare Provider

  • Clinical experience in evaluation and treatment of patients with knowledge of:

  • Current occupational therapy techniques, standards, principles and procedures

  • Human anatomy and physiology with emphasis on musculoskeletal, circulatory and nervous systems

  • Medical terminology

  • Proper body mechanics

  • Infection control procedures

  • Clinical skills in the area of hand/wrist therapy

  • Physically able to walk, stand, stoop, and lift

  • Good manual dexterity

  • Visual and auditory acuity

  • Basic computer skills

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Job ID 2017-38845

Employment Type Full Time

Department Occupational Therapy

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Sierra Nevada Memorial

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours Based on Business Need

Work Schedule 10 Hour