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Occupational Therapist, Phillips, SD

Organization: Philip Health Services
Category: Occupational Therapist
Location: Phillips, SD
Date Job Posted: February 23, 2023
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Philip Health Services is a great place to work! PHS is proud to offer competitive pay AND full benefits when you work at least 30 hours a week. Benefits include:

  • 401(k) eligibility and employer matching contribution
  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (medical care and/or and dependent care)
  • Generous paid leave
  • Education Assistance
  • Sign On Bonus

Call (605) 859-3877, for more information about job openings at Philip Health Services.

Philip Health Services is an independent, nonprofit healthcare center located midway between Rapid City and Pierre, South Dakota. Our facilities include an 18-bed critical access hospital, emergency department, 2 clinics, physical therapy, assisted living, home health, and 30-bed nursing home (expanding soon to 42 beds). We have served a vast section of western South Dakota since 1956, and retained our independent spirit while staying up-to-date with health care technologies like Epic EMR and OmniCell. We are focused on GROWTH and offer rapid pathways to advancement to support our expanding care services.

Coming to Philip is a big decision for anyone, but our small-town life can’t be beat. Philip is a vibrant community with plentiful opportunities for recreation, entertainment, and partner employment. Families appreciate our brand-new K-12 school, city swimming pool, and our top-notch safety record. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy city parks, bountiful hunting, and nearby Lake Waggoner for swimming, boating, camping, fishing, and golfing. Our friendly community welcomes newcomers with open arms!

The Occupational Therapist will provide direct patient care and documentation for patients of all ages, birth through geriatric, to enhance physical health and functional abilities. The Occupational Therapist will also carry out other operational duties for the Rehab Services department as indicated and provide physical therapy to outreach sites as indicated.

Essential Job Functions

  • Test and evaluate patients' physical and mental abilities and analyze medical data to determine realistic rehabilitation goals for patients.
  • Plan and organize a care plan to help rehabilitate those impaired because of illness, injury or psychological or developmental problems.
  • Perform and document an initial examination and evaluation to identify problems and determine a OT diagnosis prior to intervention.
  • Select activities that will help individuals learn work and life-management skills within limits of their mental or physical capabilities.
  • Recommend changes in patients' work or living environments, consistent with their needs and capabilities.
  • Design and create, or requisition, special supplies and equipment, such as splints, braces, and computer-aided adaptive equipment.
  • Discharge patient from occupational therapy when maximum potential has been reached, and/ or provide follow-up care or referrals as needed.
  • Establish and educate patient/ caregiver on appropriate Home Exercise Programs (HEP).


  • A Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy, from accredited college or university.
  • Occupational Therapist Licensure through South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners
  • Certified and up to date in Basic Life Support

Philip Health Services is a Proud Supporter of the National Guard and our Military Employees!

We are an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

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