Back to Search New Search

Therapy Aide-Full Time

LifeScape Sioux Falls, SD

Job Description


This position is responsible for providing direct restorative therapy, and therapy support  in accordance with the organization’s Mission and Core Values, utilizing Person-Centered Practices.  



Provide direct restorative therapy and support.

  • Provides specific care, as outlined in individualized support plans, including (but not limited to) passive and active range of motion and assistance with ambulation and balance.
  • Implements standing and exercise programs, and other developmental and/or functional exercises or interventions recommended and monitored by the Physical,  Occupational Therapist and Speech and Language Pathology
  • Monitors conditions and maintenance of adaptive equipment/assistive technology.  Troubleshoots broken equipment and coordinates adaptive equipment repairs., as well as repairs to augmentative communication devices
  • Coordinates adaptive equipment repairs.
  • Coordinates OT/PT evaluations in some locations.
  • Implements recommendations from OT/PT consultants in some locations.
  • Implements recommendations from SLP’s in some locations
  • Designs and implements interactive and engaging exercise programs to encourage activity.
  • Serves as a resource for fitness/health related questions/concerns.
  • Serves as a resource for AAC, training of AAC programs as monitored by SLP
  • Serves as an active team member, participating in meetings and assisting the team and person served in developing supports to achieve goals.
  • Assists with orthotics (scheduling, repair/maintenance of braces, fit, and troubleshooting).
  • Implements programs; i.e., Mobility, Standing, Feeding, ADLs, and AAC, Skill Building as outlined by team/therapist.
  • Provides training as needed on proper transfer techniques, use of equipment, application of orthotics, in addition to other supports needed for person supported and requested by team/therapist.



Minimum of Associates Degree in the area of health/fitness.   Minimum one year work experience and/or education in physical/occupational therapy/ and or communication.  Experience working with people with developmental disabilities preferred.  

Job Details

Date Posted October 5, 2017
Date Closes November 4, 2017
Address 2501 W 26th St
Located In Sioux Falls, SD
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 31-2022.00 Physical Therapist Aides
Zipcode 57105
Name Nicole Jensen
Address 2501 W 26th Street
City, State and Zip Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone 605-444-9543

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave

This job is related other jobs in these career categories

At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • And More ...