Certified Hand Therapist - OT or PT

Hand & Ortho is seeking a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) for both part-time and full-time positions. A CHT is preferred, but we will consider a therapist with 2+ years of hand therapy experience and on a CHT track.


  • Graduate of an Accredited Occupational or Physical Therapy Program, licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Utah.
  • Certified Hand Therapist preferred or working toward the hours of direct practice required to sit for the exam
  • Independent and skilled in custom orthosis fabrication of any type and completing basic to moderately complex hand injury evaluations.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, non-cognitive abilities (ie, empathy, emotional intelligence, grit, etc.), manual therapy skills and clinical reasoning skills.
  • Desire to be a part of a team that emphasizes a culture of clinical excellence and life-long learning.

Primary Functions & Accountabilities:

  • Knowledgeable in all diagnoses of hand and upper extremity conditions, treatments and procedures
  • Evaluate and manage a wide variety of hand and upper extremity conditions
  • Diagnose movement dysfunction and develops a treatment plan
  • Clearly teach patients in proper use therapeutic exercise techniques
  • Schedule patients effectively for best time utilization and practice management
  • Stays current in EMR documentation which includes goals and progress, frequent FOTO surveys and discharges
  • Accurate and thorough documentation that identifies skilled treatment interventions, medical necessity and establishes realistic long short and long-term goals
  • Understand and complies with all Medicare documentation guidelines and maintains a plan of care for each patient which includes the required referrals and renewals.
  • Stays current in billing of charges in EMR (TheraOffice)
  • Willing to make and build relationships with physicians (call, text, email, visit) relative to patient’s plan of care
  • Willing to learn about and participate in marketing (Google Reviews, posts, etc.)

Benefits of joining our therapist-owned team include:

  • Signing Bonus
  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous annual CEU allocation
  • Medical/dental insurance
  • AFLAC insurance – Life, Disability, Accident, Cancer, etc. (pre-taxed dollars)
  • 401K
  • On-Boarding Training
  • Hand Therapy Mentoring (negotiable)
  • Paid time off
  • Holiday Pay
  • Hand Therapy In-Services quarterly
  • A collaborative team environment
  • An opportunity for growth and professional development

To inquire or apply, please email Annie Jenson at annie.j@handandortho.com