The Physical Therapist – Industrial Rehab is responsible for conducting, creating and maintaining accurate job site analyses, post offer – pre employment screenings and ergonomic assessments for Regional Health Caregivers and Physicians.
Completes and maintains Job Function Analysis: On-site objective measurement of job tasks.
Creates Job Function Description: Collected data is written into a functional job description that outlines the job’s demands.
Creates and maintains Job Function Test: A test developed from the job function description and analysis used post-offer or post-injury to ensure a match of an employee’s physical capability and their job.
Completes post offer – pre employment screenings to ensure candidates can meet the physical demands of their position.
Evaluates work sites and alerts team to ergonomic concerns and makes recommendations to correct unsafe ergonomic issues.
Works collaboratively with the claims review and RTW committee teams to reduce injuries, and medical and time loss claims.
Indicates specific job tasks that are safe to continue or need to be modified for the employee if accommodations become necessary.
Partner with departments to deploy ergonomics processes.
Create action plans to deliver results & proactively monitor changes.
Collaborate with Occupational Medicine to assess trends and identify improvement plans.
Create and provide work safety training programs for Regional Health and community partners.
Perform Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE).
All other duties as assigned.
Education - Bachelors: Physical Therapy Certification - Physical Therapist (PT) - South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners
Education - Masters: Physical Therapy
Internal Number: R5268
About Regional Health
Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.
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