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Occupational Therapist - Therapy Rehab (Per Diem)

Company: Avera McKennan Hospital
Location: Garretson
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

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 professional team.

Great opportunity to work on a Per Diem basis in Avera's Rehab Therapy Unit. - -


Position Highlights:

  • 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.

    Job Summary

    The Occupational therapist will help people who have conditions that are mentally, physically, developmentally or emotionally disabling improve their ability to perform tasks in their daily living and working environments. - OT also helps people develop, recover or maintain daily living and work skills. - This position will work with patients in a variety of settings including: - Outpatient, inpatient, LTC, home health care and pediatrics. - This position will provide coverage at multiple locations for events such as contracted services, extended leaves of absence as well as start-up coverage for new services.

    Education and/or Experience

    • Graduate from an Occupational Therapy program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) preferred.
    • One year experience preferred in multiple practice settings.

      -Certification, Licensure, Registration

      • Licensed in the State of South Dakota as an Occupational Therapist required.
      • Licensed in the state of Minnesota and Iowa as an Occupational Therapist required within 120 days of employment based off job assignment.
      • Depending on job assignment, Completion of Child & Dependent Adult Abuse for Iowa Mandatory Reporters course required for Iowa employees within 90 days of employment and every 3 years thereafter.


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

        • $28.75 - $43.50 per hour


          What Makes Avera Special?

Keywords: Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls , Occupational Therapist - Therapy Rehab (Per Diem), Healthcare , Garretson, South Dakota

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