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Avera St Luke's-Therapy Center

PRN Occupational Therapist (OT), Groton, SD

Avera St Luke's-Therapy Center

Location:Groton, SD, 57445
Posted:May 2 2024

Job Description

Join the team at Avera!

Award Winning Health Care: Avera has been named among the nations 15 Top Health Systems, Forbes list of Americas 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,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 Averas patient-focused settings.

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

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

Position Highlights:

  • 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 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.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to respond to specific issues and data reflective of the patient/customers status.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the population served in the department.
  • In Swingbed, the primary caseload is 18 and older, pediatrics caseload is birth to 21, with occasional coverage for patients in other age ranges.

Education and/or Experience

  • Masters Degree is required.
  • Doctorate Degree is preferred.
  • 0-6 months experience is required.
  • 1-2 years experience is preferred.
  • Valid Driver's License is required.


  • Must be currently 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

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm as needed; PRN


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?