Sanford Health Therapy Aide - Physical Therapy in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Therapy Aide | Physical Therapy | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : PHYSICAL THERAPY

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Weekends

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Assists the therapy staff by performing routine duties and transporting patients requiring therapy to and from the department. Aides are responsible for assisting the therapists in carrying out the patients plan of care as appropriate. Aides are responsible for participating in handoff communication within the care team to gather/ provide pertinent information as it relates to the patient's plan of care, medical status. Must have the skills necessary to assist in the treatment of a diverse age group of patients with a wide variety of diagnosis/ medical conditions/growth and development needs. Understanding of standard techniques used in providing personal services for patients, and some knowledge of the procedures and equipment used by the therapists. Must be able to transfer/transport patients safely.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Transport patients from their rooms to therapy department.

Basic department housekeeping, clean equipment after patient use.

Assisting therapist with patient care as they would direct.

Position is primarily a weekend/holiday position, with option of picking up week day shifts based on need.

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within 6 months of employment. High School Diploma or General Educational Development Diploma (GED) required. On-the-job training will be provided.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Clinical Care

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Weekends

Req Number: req17712