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Occupational Therapist (OT) - Full-time - Acute

Company: Avera McKennan Hospital
Location: Chancellor
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

**May be eligible -$6,000 for less than 2 years experience with a 2-year commitment or $10,000 for 2 years or more experience with a 3-year commitment**


Join the team at Avera!

Award Winning Health Care: - Avera has been named among the nation's 15 Top Health Systems, Forbes list of America's Best-in-State Employers and Level 10 Most Wired Health Care Organization by CHIME.

Culture: -Be part of a multidisciplinary team built on teamwork, with compassion and the goal of Moving Health Forward for you and our patients. Work where you matter.

You Belong at Avera: - Competitive pay, front-loaded PTO and options for free health insurance, sign-on bonuses, various shifts to fit your lifestyle and opportunities for career growth.


Avera is seeking a Licensed Occupational Therapist to join their Acute professional team.


Avera Highlights:

  • PTO on Day 1 of your employment! -
  • Options available for free health insurance
  • Student Loan Repayment: This position may be eligible for Avera's Student Loan Repayment Program, which helps you pay off your loans and save money. Each month an extra payment of $167 (up to $10,000) from Avera will help pay down your principal balance faster.
  • Gain hands-on experience in care working alongside nurses and other professionals who are passionate about creating a positive impact.
  • Avera is a teaching hospital and affiliate with several Universities for both Level 1 and Level 2 Fieldwork students. -

    Job Summary

    Responsible for -the daily coordination and delivery of occupational therapy services and implementing specific treatment programs for individual -patients and patient groups according to the principles -of occupational therapy and established objectives of the department. -

    Position -Highlights: - -

    • You will work with a variety of patients including Orthopedics (Trauma & Electives), Neuro, Cardiopulmonary, -Medical/Surgical, Poly Trauma, Oncology, Transplants, and Early Mobility in the Intensive Care Unit - -
    • You will play a vital role in working with a knowledgeable medical and interdisciplinary teams.
    • You will have access to a free MedBridge subscription for online CEU's and ability to build individualized HEP's for patients.
    • We are a designated Comprehensive Stroke Center. - Our OT's play a vital role in the success of our patients.
    • We are a growing OT team that meets the diverse acute needs across four Avera -facilities in Sioux Falls: -McKennan Hospital, Specialty Hospital, Behavioral Health Hospital, and the Heart Hospital. -


      • Day Shift; Monday - Friday: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm; Full Time; 80 hours/2 weeks -
      • Weekend Rotation - Every 4th; -

        • Days off before and after your scheduled weekend; Schedules are posted in advance -

        • Holidays: 1 - 2 times/year -

          Education and/or Experience

          • Graduate from an Occupational Therapy program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) preferred.

            -Certification, Licensure, Registration

            • Licensed in the State of South Dakota as an Occupational Therapist required.
            • This position requires a valid driver's license and the employee is insurable by the Avera Health automobile insurance carrier. -


              The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience. -

              • $30.25 - 45.75 per hour


                What Makes Avera Special?

Keywords: Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls , Occupational Therapist (OT) - Full-time - Acute, Healthcare , Chancellor, South Dakota

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