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Sanford Health Senior Occupational Therapist - Hand Therapist - FT Days in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Facility: Van Demark Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1210 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Starting Rate: $31.50

Department Details

We are looking to recruit a Occupational Therapist CHT (Certified Hand Therapist) for our outpatient rehabilitation team. Monday - Friday. No holidays or weekends.

Job Summary

Responsible for utilizing advanced education and training to provide individualized treatment for clients/patients. Assesses clients/patients and designs occupational therapy treatments. Knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-related treatments and evaluations relating to the needs of client/patient. Demonstrates and incorporates knowledge of current research into daily treatment of clients/patients. Responsible for maintaining and furthering personal education and training to continue to be viewed as an expert in their field.

Helps clients/patients to develop, maintain and recover their ability to perform tasks in client's/patient's occupations of life. Conducts evaluations and provides interventions for clients/patients who have functional, cognitive or behavioral impairments. Evaluates physical, cognitive, developmental and psychosocial abilities of clients/patients; developing realistic therapy goals and administering appropriate occupational therapy programs. Documents client's/patient's information for evaluation; establishes therapeutic plans and modifies them if necessary. Provides clients/patients education designed to enhance understanding and improve functional outcomes.

May treat individuals of all ages with varying diagnosis and disorders. Will demonstrate documentation in accordance with departmental guidelines and meet all regulatory requirements. Demonstrates level of treatment associated with their specialty provided to their clients/patients. Follows and adheres to accepted clinical practice guidelines of professional organization.

Exhibits flexibility with acceptance of variable work schedules/assignments. Participates in activities to promote the department, Good Samaritan Society and Sanford Health. Will be interacting with individuals outside of the department including but not limited to: providers, case managers, third party payers, public organizations, etc. May be asked to supervise assistants, aides, and students as they provide patient care, treatment, or other services. Will be expected to provide ongoing education and training to peers in the area(s) of expertise as determined by the department leadership. Performs other related duties as requested by manager.

Will meet criteria for Senior Occupational Therapist designated on annual basis. Ensures all occupational therapy related standards, policies, protocols and quality requirements are met. Based on facility needs and Good Samaritan Society locations, work will focus on those receiving intervention in the post-acute, long term care and home health care environments.

Qualifications

Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.

Must have a minimum of two years Occupational Therapy experience.

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.

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-84714
Featured: No