Therapy aide | Acute Care | Sioux Falls
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Facility: East Patient Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1305 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 32.00
Assists patients/residents with therapy activities and exercises scheduled in a treatment plan, under the supervision of a physical therapist, to improve patients'/residents' quality of life and ability to perform daily activities. Provides, monitors and records therapy services for patients/residents suffering from physical, or developmental impairments, in line with related standard concepts, practices and procedures. Documents patients'/residents' progress and adjusts treatments as needed under supervision with the licensed Physical Therapist as appropriate. Prepares equipment and materials for treatment; assists patients/residents 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.
This position is full time 32 hours a week working day shift. Required to work every 4th weekend. Holiday rotation required.
Good opportunity to gain clinical experience for those interested in the health care field and/or progressing with health care related education. Acute Care is a fast paced, team oriented environment. Therapy aide is responsible for patient transfers/transport, assisting therapists with patient care related duties under therapist supervision, and basic departmental housekeeping.
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.
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Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-30532