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Posted on July 1, 2019

Physical Therapist Industrial Rehab
Regional Health
Rapid City, SD

Job Profile Summary

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.

Essential Functions of the position

·        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 and Experience

Required:  Education - Bachelors: Physical Therapy
Certification - Physical Therapist (PT) - South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners

Preferred:  Education - Masters: Physical Therapy

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