Full Time Hand Therapy Manager
(35 hours/ week - Must be flexible)
Hospital for Special Surgery's Rehabilitation Department is seeking a clinical Manager for our Hand and Upper Extremity Therapy Center. This position offers the opportunity for a Manager to work as a part of a team of highly experienced hand therapists and world renowned physicians. The patient population will encompass a large variety of hand, wrist and elbow diagnoses including post-surgical trauma, fractures, dislocations, tendon lacerations, Dupuytren’s, arthritis, brachial plexus injuries, amputations and rheumatic conditions.
To qualify, you must be a New York State licensed Occupational or Physical Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist with 7+ years of out-patient clinical expertise with an emphasis in examination and treatment of various upper extremity conditions. Experience with custom orthosis fabrication is also required. You must have prior experience in leadership and team management within an environment involving close collaboration with physicians.
Along with clinical expertise, this position requires strong communication, team building, mentoring and leadership skills. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic self-starter and have excellent customer service skills.
Hospital for Special Surgery has been ranked by U.S. News and World Report as the no. 1 Orthopedic Hospital in the country for 8 years in a row, and no. 3 for Rheumatology. HSS encourages and supports professional growth and development, recognizes individual contributions and offers highly competitive compensation and benefits packages.