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Occupational Therapist - Pediatrics

Company: Avera St Luke's-Therapy Center
Location: Aberdeen
Posted on: May 9, 2024

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 currently seeking Occupational Therapist (OT) looking to deliver the best possible care in Avera's patient-focused settings.

$5,000 Sign-On Bonus!


Avera St. Luke's Named Top 20 Rural Community Hospital - -


Avera Ranked 1st in Nation for Long-Term Care Resident Experience



Position Highlights:

  • May be eligible for $5,000 sign-on bonus! -
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) available on Day 1!
  • Options for Free Health Insurance!
  • Career Growth: Great opportunity to obtain healthcare experience for those that are looking to further their education in healthcare or be involved in an ever-changing career with upward mobility.
  • Job Satisfaction: Each day you will positively impact each patient you serve.

    Job Summary

    • The Occupational Therapist-Pediatric -is accountable for evaluating, planning, and executing all aspects of Occupational Therapy, infant through geriatric, with disabilities, disorders, and injuries to develop and restore maximal functional level. -
    • Primary caseload in pediatrics is birth to 21. Occasional coverage for hospital patients for all other -age ranges as part of a weekend/holiday rotation. - -
    • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to respond to specific issues and data reflective of the patient/customer's status. -
    • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the population served in the department. - -

      Education and/or Experience

      • Master's Degree is required.
      • Doctorate Degree is preferred.

        • Must be a graduate of/or certified from a curriculum of Occupational Therapy approved by the AOTA accrediting body.

          • 0-6 months of experience is required.
          • 1-2 years of experience is preferred.


            • Must be licensed to practice Occupational Therapy by the South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners. - -
            • BLS (Basic Life Support) is required.
            • ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) is preferred.

              Work Schedule

              • Monday - Friday; 80 hours every 2 weeks

                • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
                • Occasional weekend and holiday
                • This position will be part of the OT weekend (Saturday coverage) rotation at the inpatient therapy department at Avera St. Luke's Hospital several times per year.
                • As part of the weekend holiday rotation along with all other OT staff members.


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

                  • $31.75 - $48.00 -per hour


                    What Makes Avera Special?

Keywords: Avera St Luke's-Therapy Center, Fargo , Occupational Therapist - Pediatrics, Healthcare , Aberdeen, North Dakota

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