Mercy Health

  • Supervisor - Therapy Services, Home Health

    Requisition ID
    2018-785655
    Category
    Rehabilitation/Therapy Services
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift(s)
    Days
    Department
    Home Health
    Location
    US-OK-Oklahoma City
  • 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.

     

    **If you are selected for an interview, you will receive an email invitation (from a Montage email address) to self-schedule.  Please ensure the email provided on your application is checked regularly.**

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Under the general supervision of the Therapy Manager, supervises the operational functions of the Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists and the assistants.  Performs evaluations to determine the patient's condition, physical therapy plans and rehabilitation potential, evaluates home environment to eliminate structural barriers and to improve safety to increase functional independence. Performs skilled physical therapy visits for therapeutic exercises, transfer, gait, prosthetic training, establish or upgrade the home program, provide electro therapy, proves fabrication of temporary devices, such as the temporary prosthesis, braces, splints and slings, and provides muscle re-education and other PT services approved by Medicare and in accordance with standards of practice and state licensure. Assists with management of coworkers in Home Health therapy department and assists in growing the department and patient census. Must be able to make operating decisions and take action regarding co-workers and policies. Works under the supervision of Home Health Administrator. Handles highly confidential information regarding operations and patients. Develops and maintains programs, contractual agreements, and other business relationships with accordance to the mission, vision and values of Mercy. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

    • Supervises daily operations of physical, occupational, and speech therapy in the home setting.
    • Acts as liaison between Hospice, Adult division and Maternal Child for therapy needs of patients.
    • Promotes education and a positive atmosphere with the department.
    • Performs initial assessment, treatment and prepares patients for discharge in accordance to departmental policies and standards of care.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of special needs and behaviors of specific age groups to include neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.
    • Demonstrates effective and accurate verbal/written communications and maintains computer competency.

     

    Qualifications:

    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:

     

     

    Education: Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Language Pathology required.
    Licensure: Current Oklahoma Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Language Pathology license.
    Experience: Minimum of 2 years experience required.
    Preferred Education: Masters Degree preferred.
    Preferred Experience: 5 years experience 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, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period! 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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