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Sanford Health Occupational Therapist - Acute Care - PRN in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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At the Good Samaritan Society and Sanford Health, our diverse therapy care team offers compassionate care and strives to always put our residents and patients first. Join one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States, where we have openings available across 24 states and we’re proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities.

Facility: East Patient Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1305 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies
Starting Rate: $30

Department Details

This position is PRN as needed.

Fast paced, team oriented Acute Care/Inpatient environment. Opportunity to rotate/work with a wide variety of patients, i.e. pulmonary, general surgical/medical, trauma, cardiac, renal, ortho, neuro, ICU, oncology. Patients are seen in one of 3 therapy gyms or at bedside. New grads welcome to apply.

Job Summary

As an Occupational Therapist, you will assess residents/patients and use treatments to help them develop, maintain and recover their ability to perform tasks in their occupations of life. Occupational Therapists who thrive at Good Sam and Sanford are typically good communicators, compassionate, and enjoy working with people. In this Occupational Therapist role you may be asked to supervise assistants, aides, and students as they provide care, treatment, or other services inside the department as well as interact with individuals outside the department like providers, case managers, family members, and more.

Responsibilities

  • Conducts evaluations and provides interventions for residents and residents

  • Evaluates abilities of residents/patients and develops realistic therapy goals

  • Documents resident's/patient’s information for evaluation and establishes therapeutic plans

  • Provides education designed to enhance understanding and improve functional outcomes

  • Demonstrates and incorporates knowledge of current research into daily treatment

  • Provides ongoing education and training to peers in the area(s) of expertise

Qualifications

Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.

Must be licensed in the state(s) of practice as Occupational Therapist.

When working at a Sanford Health Facility (not required but preferred for GSS Facilities): Must also be certified through the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). When applicable, may require valid driver's license. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care providers required or within the first 60 days of employment.

In the state of South Dakota and Iowa, new graduates in the process of testing with the board, will be considered with the possession of a temporary license.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-76815
Featured: No