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Speech Therapist - Part Time Child Development

Speech Therapist - Part Time Child Development

Requisition ID 
Rehabilitation/Therapy Services
Position Type 
Part Time
Days, Evenings
Mercy Autism Center
US-MO-Saint Louis

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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.


This is a part time position - 24 hours per week and is benefit eligible. Thank you!


Responsibilities and Qualifications


Works with children ages 12-60 months with Autism Spectrum Disorder providing direct patient care following the Early Start Denver Model across developmental domains. Evaluates and treats speech and language skills, as well as conducts medically prescribed ESDM programs. Displays advanced treatment skills and assists team and program leads. Promotes growth and development of department by assisting in special projects and/or coordinating activities in patient care programs. Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively and collaboratively as a part of a multidisciplinary team. Services are provided individually and in small groups. Upon completion of training, must maintain fidelity in treatment intervention using the ESDM as documented by fellow certified therapists. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.




 Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:



  • Qualification 1: Master's degree in Communication Disorders required.
  • Qualification 2: Missouri State Board of Healing Arts license required; Certificate of Clinical Competency (American Speech and Hearing Association).

Experience: 1-2 yrs

Experience with preschool aged children with ASD preferred

Current CPR thru the American Heart Association.


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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