Providence St.Jude Centers for Rehabilitation and Wellness in Brea, California is looking for a Full Time Physical Therapist with Hand Experience. Candidates with hand experience for post-surgical, trauma and repetitive stress injuries are preferred. Certified Hand Therapists will be given preference. This will be a general ortho position with time in our hand clinic. Willing to train the right candidate. 
Job Summary: Provides direct patient care services in all assigned areas that includes evaluation, assessment, treatment planning based on the functional needs of the patients, program development, evaluation of the response to care, and re-adjustment of the treatment plan as required. Plans and provides patient, family, peer and community education and coordinates services with other healthcare professionals including interaction with physicians responsible for the care of the patient. The Physical Therapist also demonstrates advanced skills and functions as a clinical instructor in the development of students and interns. Follows an individualized performance development plan to maintain current knowledge and be competent in critical areas and support program components. Promote hospital goals and objectives. 
Minimum Position Requirements: Experience: 3 years Clinical experience as a practicing therapist. Licenses/Certifications: • Current and valid California Physical Therapy License. • Current certification of completion of training in Healthcare provider BLS (AHA). 
Type: R347504 into the “Search Jobs by Keyword” field. Scroll to the bottom and it will have the specific listing. For questions regarding the job position, contact Peter Dooley, DPT at or by telephone: (714) 578-8720 x 2369
Posted 1/10/22.  Posting expires 1/28/22. 

Rare opportunity for highly experienced Clinical Specialist CHT to join a dynamic therapist-owned practice, with potential for becoming a Clinical Manager.  Hand Rehabilitation Specialists (Thousand Oaks and Simi Valley, CA) has a longstanding reputation in the community for exceptional quality of care and  innovation.  This is an opportunity to work with the experienced owners and develop managerial skills in addition to expanding clinical practice skills.  We place strong emphasis on a team approach, collaboration, mentoring, and life-long learning.  Caseload is exciting and highly varied, with a good percentage of trauma and post-op clients. You would join a staff of 6 therapists, 5 of which are CHT’s.  

Excellent F/T benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, medical insurance, 401K and a continuing education allowance.
Requirements: Occupational Therapist with 5+ years Hand Therapy experience, CHT certification, supervisory experience, excellent people and organizational skills, and entrepreneurial spirit.  

Please remit your resume to:
Hand Rehabilitation Specialists
Heidi Bowers-Dutra, OTR/L, CHT;
Laurie Roundtree, OTR/L, CHT 
Phone: 805.495.0516 (Margit-Office Mgr)
Fax: 805.381.9366

Posted 1/7/22

Mills Peninsula Health Center, in San Mateo is seeking a full time Occupational Therapist for our outpatient clinic, who has been a Certified Hand Therapist for at least 1 year or recently passed their CHT exam, with a total of at least 4-6 years of experience in the treatment of hand and upper extremity injuries and disorders. You will have incredible opportunities for career development, working with and mentoring other Hand Therapists, and leadership. Must have excellent skills with fabricating custom upper extremity orthotics, and thorough evaluation, treatment planning and treatment implementation skills for a variety of upper extremity/hand orthopedic and neurological injuries and disorders. Mills-Peninsula has great benefits, competitive salary, education leave, medical/dental/vision care, 403b, Pension.

Qualifications Required:

  • Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • California OT license with advanced practice in Hand Therapy and Modalities
  • Completion and passage of Certification in Hand Therapy for at least 1 years or recently completed and passed CHT exam
  • BLS (AHA) certification

To apply, click the link below.
Note: position posting on Sutter website, the way it is posted through the Sutter website, much of what it said in the description isn’t totally accurate as to what WE are looking for.  and we are looking for someone with at least 4-6 years of general Hand Therapy experience with at least 1 of those being CHT , has just passed the certification recently or will be taking the exam in May. If you do have any specific questions about the position you can contact Beth Weiss, OT/L, CHT at and she can answer your questions.

You can also contact Sharmi Mukherjee <>, Rehabilitation Supervisor for more information and send your resume to her at that email address. Also can contact her by phone for more information: 650-696-4955 

Posting Updated 12/29/21


Kaiser (Downey location) is looking for a Per Diem Occupational Therapist.  Please refer to Job Number 973621 when searching on their job website:

Posted 10/7/2021


Orthopaedic Surgery Specialists (OSS) Physical and Hand Therapy is a physician owned therapy practice that prides itself on tradition, respect and state-of-the-art patient care. OSS is aimed at providing exceptional patient care for a wide array of musculoskeletal patients by providing care coordination between the therapy staff, physicians, physician assistants, insurance and billing coordinators, and schedulers. OSS is comprised of six orthopaedic physicians, one pain management specialist and four physician assistants.  The physician practices are in Burbank and Glendale, CA; they are associated with Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center and ambulatory surgery centers in the area. OSS Physical and Hand Therapy is a fast paced clinic with 2 locations in Burbank and Glendale, CA, focusing on 1:1 patient care. The OSS family is seeking to hire an individual to join our strong team who is committed to collaboration and innovation, excellence, and personalized care with the patients. OSS has quarterly bonus incentives and a great benefit package including PTO, 7 paid holidays, generous con-ed stipend, con-ed paid days off, 401k, medical/dental/vision, paid license fees, as well as weekly department meetings, monthly Physical Therapy and Hand Therapy luncheons, quarterly care coordination meetings, mentoring opportunities and team building events.  OSS encourages a positive and professional work culture, a supportive work-life balance, as well as a warm family type setting while utilizing therapy dogs in the clinic.

About the Role:

  • As a therapist at OSS, you will work with patients in an outpatient setting who have a variety of hand, wrist, elbow and upper extremity injuries. Evaluate and provide treatment for hand therapy patients. Develop and monitor plans of care based on physician orders and patient needs. Design exercise programs, activities and specialized equipment/splints for patients to return to prior level of function. Excellent communication and motivational skills are needed to help patients overcome their hand-related impairments. Direct communication is readily available with hand surgeon. Supervision of COTA and Hand Therapy Aides.

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • MS or MA Degree or higher in Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy
  • Current Occupational or Physical Therapist license for CA
  • Certified Hand Therapist  preferred
  • PAMS and Advanced Practice in Hands Certifications required or pending approval
  • Orthopedics experience in an outpatient setting is highly preferred
  • 1+ years of Hand Therapy experience preferred

Skills Required:

  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, as well as time management skills
  • Sound critical reasoning skills
  • Thorough knowledge of hand therapy principles and practices
  • Working knowledge of computer programs.
  • Ability to multitask efficiently and effectively

Reports to:

   Hand Therapy Department Supervisor
   OSS Clinical Director of Therapy and OSS Medical Director
   Partners and Medical Professionals have indirect oversight as well
Job Responsibilities: Duties will consist of, but not be limited to:

  • Perform thorough hand therapy evaluations according to state law and APTA guidelines
  • Establish a plan of care for hand therapy for patients
  • Provide EMR documentation in a timely manner to support treatment and treatment goals
  • Evaluate patient outcomes to determine effectiveness of treatments
  • Discharge patients appropriately and follow up with patients
  • Supervise hand therapy aide(s) and assistant(s)
  • Participate in weekly team meetings and care coordination meetings with Physical Therapists and Physicians
  • Assist in designing treatment protocols
  • Participate in in-services
  • Perform patient management tasks

Work Environment: 

  • Work area is temperate
  • Well lit
  • Single floor, office is located on the 2nd floor.  Elevator and stairs are available
  • Moderate noise level including music, voices, printers, and ringing phones
  • Walking surfaces are manufactured flooring

Physical Requirements:

  • Walking distances are occasional and no greater than 50 yards, unless walking to or from the parking garage
  • Minimum phone usage; moderate computer usage
  • Requires frequent lifting and carrying items weighing up to 30 pounds unassisted, including assisting patients when required.
  • Adequate physical ability including sufficient manual dexterity to perform the requisite health care service.
  • Requires frequent bending, reaching, repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting, with some heavy lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular work shift.

Dr. Jeanna M. Barsamian, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, ATC
Clinical Director
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
OSS Elite Physical and Hand Therapy
2701 W. Alameda Ave., Ste 206
Burbank, CA 91505
818-579-2370 office
818-579-2371 fax

Posted 10/6/2021


Seeking an Occupational Therapist with a strong background and clinical expertise in hand therapy with varying patient demographics from adolescents to geriatrics. Primary functions are to provide applicable occupational therapy care for patients with various hand, wrist and elbow diagnoses in a fast paced outpatient setting. Major duties include: patient evaluation and treatment including producing custom made splints and orthoses, electronic medical record documentation, maintaining expected productivity levels (including special assignments), special projects and duties as assigned. The primary function is patient care, unless otherwise specified


  • California Occupational Therapy License or eligibility to work as such.
  • Current BCLS Certificate.
  • Experience with hand therapy including production of custom made splints and orthoses.


  • Certified Hand Therapist certification.

Strong communication skills and ability to work autonomously as well as part of a collaborative team.
Ability to effectively communicate with patients and staff from varied cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Skill in making appropriate and effective decisions based on needs of the patient, priorities of the department, and the Medical Center and Department Policies and Procedures. Demonstrates ability to establish an appropriate treatment plan, select appropriate treatment techniques, assess the results based upon synthesis of all available information, and the patients’ functional goals, with changes in the plan and timely discharge as indicated.
Ability to safely perform repetitive bending, stooping, sitting, squatting, walking, standing during 8-10 hr. day. Normal duties involve lifting (up to 35 pounds without equipment), transferring patients, and pushing wheelchairs up to 500 feet.
Ability to assign and supervise the performance of appropriate treatment within the technical and legal capabilities of support personnel.

Qualification for Occupational Therapist 2 title is 5+ years experience working as a OT. 
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Posted 8/30/21


Beach Cities Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, is an outpatient practice in Manhattan Beach & Torrance with a growing OT department. We provide one-on-one, quality patient care. We are looking for a skilled CHT or experienced occupational therapist, with hand therapy experience, to join our OT team. Treatment diagnoses include, but are not limited to, tendon injuries, post-operative and non-op fractures, nerve injuries/repairs/decompressions, joint replacements, and various orthopedic conditions of the entire upper extremity. Ideal candidate will be skilled in orthopedic upper extremity rehab, traumatic injuries, and splinting/orthotic fabrication. We will consider Occupational Therapists who are in the process of gaining their CHT certification or experienced therapist treating hands/upper extremity.

  • Responsible for the evaluation, plan of care, treatment, re-evaluation, discharge, and appropriate communications of high-quality hand therapy services to patients and customers. 
  • Develop treatment plans, have good communication with surgeons, contribute to case management, and provide quality patient care. 
  • Maintain a positive level of interaction with facilities and clients. Enhance and expand client relations with facilities and their staff. 


  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school for Occupational Therapy. 
  • Specialty certification/licensure in Hand Therapy preferred 
  • CPR certified
  • National registration and state licensure or registration REQUIRED. 
  • Minimum of two years experience in upper extremity rehabilitation.
  • Splinting experience required. 

Contact info

  • Send resumes to:

-Posted 8/15/21

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