Mercy Health

  • Physical Therapy Assistant

    Requisition ID
    2019-791096
    Category
    Rehabilitation/Therapy Services
    Position Type
    Per Diem/Flex
    Shift(s)
    Days, Weekends
    Department
    Physical Therapy
    Location
    US-MO-Festus
  • 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.

     

    This is a per diem position with Mercy Hospital Jefferson. Both weekday, weekend, and holiday coverage are needed. Thank you!

     

     

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Overview

     

    The home care physical therapy assistant (PTA) works under the supervision of a physical therapist to provide therapy services in patient's home. Treatments and physical agents are administer as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. The PTA assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning. The staff therapist participates in operational aspects of the department and performance and quality improvement activities within the department. The PTA will drive to patients homes to perform treatment and may complete other job duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications:

    We’re all unique pieces of a puzzle at Mercy, connected together to create a beautiful picture of health. And being the perfect fit for your role requires a specific set of qualifications that you’ll bring with you:

     

    Education: Graduate of an approved Physical Therapy Assistant program.
    Licensure: Current Physical Therapy Assistant Licensure.Current valid driver's license.

    Certifications: Basic CPR certification. Valid drivers license and ability to drive.


    Other: Ability to effectively read and communicate in English.Basic computer skills.

     

     One year of clinical experience preferred. Home health experience preferred.

    Preferred Other: Additional languages 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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