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Occupational Therapist - Acute - Sign-on up to $25000!

Occupational Therapist - Acute - Sign-on up to $25000!

Requisition ID 
2017-758026
Category 
Rehabilitation/Therapy Services
Position Type 
Full Time
Shift(s) 
Days, Evenings, Holidays, Varies/Rotating, Weekends
Department 
Acute Therapy Services
Location 
US-MO-Springfield

More information about this job

Overview

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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.

 

For the 2nd year in a row Mercy has been named one of the top five Large health Systems in the Nation by Truven Health Analytics.   

 

  • Flexible Schedule available to allow for work/life balance.
  • Benefits are available day one of employment.
  • Sign On Bonus Avaliable up to $25,000!

 

 

To learn more about Mercy Hospital-Springfield, please click on the below link for a short video:

 

 

To learn more about the Springfield community, click here!

 

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Under the direction of a physician order, administers a specific occupational therapy evaluation and plans and implements a treatment program. The treatment plan is based on the patient’s physical, developmental and psychosocial needs. Provides advisory service to other interdisciplinary team members to promote quality patient care. Functions under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director. Performs related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

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: Graduate of an accredited B.S. MOT, M.S. or OTD degree program in Occupational Therapy.
  • Licensure: Must hold current licensure in the State of Missouri.
  • Certifications: Must have a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider card or complete a course within their probation period.
  • Other: Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Must have general knowledge of evaluation and treatment principles for a diverse number and types of diagnoses. Working Conditions, Mental and Physical Requirements: Patient care may include heavy lifting and extensive bending and standing. Equipment Used: May occasionally work with office equipment; i.e. copy machines, telephones, computer. Must demonstrate competency in equipment used for the delivery of modalities. Additional skills and knowledge: must be able to push 40 lbs, pull 60 lbs, grip 50 lbs, and pinch 15 lbs.

 

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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