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Sr Occupational Therapist Hand Specialist

Northridge Hospital Medical Center Northridge, California

The posted compensation range of $42.51 - $61.64 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-342206 Employment Type Full Time Department Occupational Therapy Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 8:00 am - 5:00 pm some weekend commitment Remote No Category Therapy

Founded in 1955 Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed acute care nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge California. The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services including the Leavey Cancer Center a cardiovascular center stroke center the Center for Assault Treatment Services a pediatric medical center and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley. As a leading provider of compassionate high-quality and affordable patient-centered care we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9000 physicians 62000 employees and more than 400 care centers. Visit for more information.

Senior Occupational Therapist / Hand Specialist - Occupational Therapy

Northridge Hospital Medical Center

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Occupational Therapist with expertise in hand therapy to join our dynamic team. As a leader in our rehabilitation department, you will play a key role in providing specialized care to patients with hand-related conditions. This position involves assessing, planning, and implementing effective occupational therapy interventions to improve hand function and enhance overall quality of life.

Our Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and continuing education.
  • Access to cutting-edge medical resources and technology.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Paid time off and holiday benefits.

  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of patients with hand injuries, conditions, or post-surgical rehabilitation needs.
  • Develop and implement individualized treatment plans focused on promoting optimal hand function and independence.
  • Provide expert guidance and supervision to junior occupational therapists and support staff.
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to ensure integrated and holistic patient care.
  • Stay abreast of the latest advancements in hand therapy techniques and contribute to continuous improvement of clinical practices.
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of patient progress and treatment plans.
  • Some weekend commitment

  • Graduate of an approved school of Occupational Therapy holding Baccalaureate Degree or higher required.
  • Must have a minimum 5 yrs. as a practicing OT, for part time/full time staff including demonstrated teaching responsibilities & evidence of continuing education.
  • Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience with a significant focus on hand therapy.
  • State licensure as an Occupational Therapist and certification in hand therapy (CHT).
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to mentor and guide a team.
  • Currently California Occupational Therapist Lic (OTL). required.
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support Card (AHA BLS) Required.
  • Fire Safety Card required. (must obtain 90 days from the hire date.)


While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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