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Physical Therapy Assistant

Posted on: April 29, 2024

Website McCook Therapy

Full Time Physical Therapy Assistant Position

Want to join a team that promotes specialized patient care within an atmosphere of professional development? McCook Therapy and Wellness in Salem, SD is your clinic. We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as an Outpatient Physical Therapist Assistant. We are looking for a Physical Therapist Assistant who will provide the quality of care that our reputation upholds to our clients and community.

McCook Therapy and Wellness is a small town, rural based clinic that has become well established. Located on the interstate between Sioux Falls and Mitchell, we have established a strong referral base from surrounding medical and orthopedic entities. We serve the communities in and around McCook County. We are located in Salem and Canistota. Each facility is attached to a Wellness Center to provide an ideal continuum of care and promote an atmosphere of health and wellness.

Our clinic prides itself on specialized orthopedic care ensuring our clients of the most up to date clinical interventions. Our therapists work with a variety of patients ranging from: Joint Replacements-Hip, Knee, Shoulder; Pre- and Post- surgical rehabilitation; Pain Management including neck, back, shoulder, elbow; Sports Injuries, General Rehabilitation, Neurological, and Work Hardening. As our Physical Therapist, you will be working with a specialized, diverse team with including a Physical Therapists/Physical Therapy Assistant, Occupational Therapist/Occupational Therapy Assistants, and Wellness personnel. Our team is very committed to the integrity of our clinic and take ownership in our success.

Some of the responsibilities expected are:

PTA will follow PT eval/treatment plan in accordance with state practice act.
PTA will note timely documentation of patient records including patient charges, evaluation, daily/progress notes, and recertification/discharges according to clinic and insurance/reimbursement policies.
Physical Therapist Assistant will be integral in participating in clinic and community-based education and promotion to support the success and growth of McCook Therapy and Wellness.

– Ability to provide effective patient care with empathy and compassion
– Strong knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology
– Experience in outpatient therapy preferred but not a must
– Skilled in various therapeutic techniques, including manual skills, graded ther ex, and neuro reeducation

This is a full time position. We offer very competitive rates and benefit package including holiday and paid time off, employee health insurance, Aflac, 401K retirement plan, continuing education, license, and wellness package.

McCook Therapy and Wellness is committed to their employees and the communities we serve. Call us today at 605-421-1728.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Starting Range $20.00

Expected hours: 40 per week


401(k) matching
Continuing education credits
Dental insurance
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Health savings account
License reimbursement
Opportunities for advancement
Paid time off
Vision insurance
Healthcare setting:

Private practice

Medical specialties:

Physical/Rehabilitation Medicine


Monday to Friday
Education: Physical Therapy Assistant Degree



Physical Therapist Assistant New Grads accepted


Physical Therapy License (Required)

To apply for this job email your details to mccooktherapy@triotel.net