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Sanford Health Therapy aide - Acute Care - FT in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: East Patient Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1305 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 32.00

Department Details

This position is full time 32 hours a week working Monday and Fridays 8AM-4:30PM and Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 9AM-3:00PM but do ask for flexibility these days if staffing needs arise. Every 4th weekend and 1-2 holidays a year required.

Fast pace, team oriented environment. Main responsibilities include patient transport, basic department housekeeping, and assisting the therapists as they would direct. Opportunity to gain clinical exposure, hands on patient care experience with a wide variety of patient diagnosis, i.e. cardiopulmonary, ortho, neuro, trauma, general medical, oncology, etc. Good experience for those planning to advance their education, e.g. nursing, PT, OT, PA, med school, etc.

Job Summary

Assists patients/residents/clients with therapy activities and exercises scheduled in a treatment plan, under the supervision of a physical therapist, to improve patients'/residents'/clients' quality of life and ability to perform daily activities. Provides, monitors and records therapy services for patients/residents/clients suffering from physical, or developmental impairments, in line with related standard concepts, practices and procedures. Documents patients'/residents'/clients' progress and adjusts treatments as needed under supervision with the licensed Physical Therapist as appropriate. Prepares equipment and materials for treatment; assists patients/residents/clients' and provides encouragement to make sure that they correctly perform treatments. As needed, performs other related duties as requested.

Depending on location and facility needs, work may focus on those receiving intervention in the post-acute, long term care, and home health care environments.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or General Educational Development Diploma (GED) required. On-the-job training will be provided.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within 6 months of employment.

When applicable, current valid driver’s license, and must meet all medical guidelines for Sanford Health Category II drivers.

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-57276
Featured: No