Mercy Health

  • Physical Therapist

    Requisition ID
    2019-787785
    Category
    Rehabilitation/Therapy Services
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift(s)
    Days
    Department
    Physical Therapy Outpatient
    Location
    US-MO-Springfield
  • 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.

     

     

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

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

     

    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: Graduate of an accredited B.S. degree program in Physical Therapy and have passed their national registration exam.
    • 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 Certificate in advanced practice vestibular rehabilitation from accreditiated university required for physical therapist to practice in vestibular deficits. Certificate in advanced practice Lymphedema rehabilitation from accredited university required for physical therapist to practice in lymphedema.
    • 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. Physical demands are attached plus push at 40 lbs., pull 50 lbs., and grip up to 60 lbs., pinch up to 15 lbs., kneel, crouch, and crawl minimally. Equipment Used: May occasionally work with office equipment; i.e. copy machines, telephones. Must demonstrate competency in equipment used for the delivery of modalities and computer for electronic documentation.

     

    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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