Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy

Clinical Specialist – Acute Care

25 Jul 2018 3:05 PM | Anonymous
Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

Massachusetts General Hospital located in Boston MA has an opening for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join the leadership team for the Inpatient Occupational Therapy Department.  Massachusetts General Hospital is New England’s largest level 1 trauma center, biomedical research facility and teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. It has been ranked among the top five hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report since the list was first published in 1990.

This applicant would join the leadership team responsible for mentoring and developing a staff of 23 therapists who provide care across all services in this 1011 bed hospital. The clinical specialist ensures clinical performance of staff is consistent with best available evidence and adheres to regulatory requirements and standards.

The applicant should have advanced clinical practice of their own in the medical management of acute care patients.  MGH OT services provide care to patients in all medical and surgical in the hospital including Neurology, Medicine, Orthopedics, Burns, Pediatrics, Trauma, and Cardiopulmonary. This is a full-time position, with a 70% case load expectation. Candidates that have experience in burn management, trauma or pediatrics’ would be considered an advantage.

  • In addition, the position provides opportunities to collaborate on organizational wide projects, department quality initiatives, occupational therapy research and be involved in a robust student program. Knowledge of inter-professional education and current OTD doctoral experiences is required. The applicant should possess excellent communication skills.

Qualified candidates will have a Master's Degree or Doctorate in Occupational Therapy, as well as a minimum of 7 years of Occupational Therapy experience with some in acute care is required and licensed to practice in Massachusetts.

If you’d like to learn more about Occupational Therapy at Massachusetts General Hospital, please visit our website at:

To learn more about this role and apply online, please visit and search for Job # 3067625.

Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.


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