Restorative Therapy Assistant


Avera Mother Joseph Manor Ret Comm, Aberdeen, SD

Avera Mother Joseph Manor


Day Shift

7:30am-4:00pm; As Needed

Position to be filled by Occupational Therapy Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse or Restorative Therapist.

Job Summary:

Directs and supervises and performs restorative nursing programs at Mother Joseph Manor.  Provides patient/resident restorative program evaluation and treatment for individuals.


Evaluates, plans, and executes all aspects of Restorative Nursing, for residents at MJM with disabilities, disorders, and injuries to develop and restore maximal functional level.  


Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to respond to specific issues and data reflective of the patient/customer's status. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the population served in the department.


Education & Experience:

  • Associate degree from an accredited college Occupational Therapy Assistant program or Graduation from an accredited school of licensed practical nursing, Current license to practice in South Dakota. 
  • Previous experience is preferred in providing O.T. services and experience in supervisor role desired.
  • Previous experience in geriatric or medical or surgical preferred. 
  • Experience in dealing with the public and clients required.



  • Current certification by National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy Inc. Current S.D. licensure approved through the S.D. Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiner. OR Current license to practice nursing in the State of South Dakota.
  • CPR certification.