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Physical Therapist - (Per Diem)

Physical Therapist - (Per Diem)

Requisition ID 
Rehabilitation/Therapy Services
Position Type 
Per Diem/Flex
Days, Holidays, Varies/Rotating, Weekends
Physical Therapy

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We’re a Little Different


Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.


Responsibilities and Qualifications


Under the directions of the Therapy Supervisor and /or the Manager of Rehabilitation, provides appropriate treatment to individuals with neuromusculoskeletal dysfunctions in order to achieve maximum functional potential.




  • Infection control.
  • Patient’s rights protection.
  • Fall prevention.
  • Maintains safe workplace.
  • Properly uses, stores and transports all medical gas equipment.
  • Facilitate the therapy process.
  • Coordination of care with team.
  • Create plan of care.
  • Discharge planning.
  • Student management.
  • Patient/family teaching.
  • Implementation of plan of care.



Each career at Mercy represents unique members of our caring ministry’s “body”, working together for the health and strength of the whole. To achieve our goals, we need all the parts functioning at their best and this requires the specific qualifications that you’ll bring with you:


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Licensure: Must be licensed with the State of Missouri.
  • Certifications: BLS CPR for the professional
  • Preferred Other: Specialty certifications and skills preferred.




We’ll Support You at Work and Home


Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.


What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.




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