Mercy Health

  • Physical Therapy Assistant

    Requisition ID
    2019-793625
    Category
    Rehabilitation/Therapy Services
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift(s)
    Days
    Department
    Op Therapy Services
    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

    Overview
    Under the general supervision of department management and the direct supervision of Physical Therapists, will provide treatment to include therapeutic modalities and therapeutic interventions. Will also assist in: medical records, upkeep of department environment, safety and equipment, and provides any support needed for improved department functioning. 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: Associates degree from accredited program. (Exception: grandfathered license from State of Missouri.)
    • Licensure: State of Missouri Physical Therapist Assistant license.
    • Certifications: Must have 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 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 60 lbs., and grip up to 50 lbs., pinch up to 15 lbs., kneel, crouch, and crawl minimally. 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.

     

    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!

     

    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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