Create Your Career with Us
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: GSS SD Wagner Ctr
Location: Wagner, SD
Address: 515 W Hwy 46, Wagner, South Dakota, USA
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Salary Range: $24.00 - $30.50
Pay Info: Up to $5,000 Sign on Bonus Available
Our mission is ‘Dedicated to sharing God’s love through health, healing, and comfort’
100 year legacy as a Christian based organization dedicated to serving others
We offer the highest quality of care and life possible to residents and clients, so they can focus more on what matters most
Committed to safety as our highest priority. As caregivers, we commit to the safety of patients, residents, families, and each other because every moment matters – every day, every word, every interaction… every life!
Career growth opportunities including Supervisory and Lead roles, Specialty Certifications, and the Senior Therapist Clinical Achievement Program
The Therapy Governing Counsel ensures the therapists have a voice and ability to influence change
Begin your career journey with us and start changing lives today as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). As an Occupational Therapy Assistant, you would work under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist to improve residents' quality of life and ability to perform daily activities by assisting with therapy activities and exercises scheduled in a treatment plan. Here you’ll be given the opportunity to use and develop skills like problem-solving, communication, and creativity while delivering quality, holistic care as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA).
Provides, monitors and records services to patients/residents with physical, cognitive, developmental and psychosocial impairments
Selects, implements, and modifies activities and interventions that are consistent with demonstrated competency levels and goals
Exchanges information with and provides documentation to the occupational therapist
Knowledgeable about the patient's/resident's targeted occupational therapy outcomes
Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.
Must be licensed as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in the state(s) of practice.
When working at a Sanford Health Facility (not required but preferred for GSS Facilities): Must also be certified as an Occupational Therapy Assistant through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). Conforms to the supervision and licensing standards of the state(s) where services are provided.
When applicable, may require valid driver's license.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six months of employment.
The Good Samaritan Society 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, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .
The Good Samaritan Society 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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.
Req Number: R-0136678
Job Function: Allied Health