Mercy Health

  • Cert Occupational Therapy Assi

    Requisition ID
    2019-794019
    Category
    Rehabilitation/Therapy Services
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift(s)
    Days, Holidays, Varies/Rotating, Weekends
    Department
    Acute 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 supervision of a registered occupational therapist, assists in the delivery of occupational therapy services in compliance with federal regulations and rules promulgated by the Missouri Board of Occupational Therapy. Provides advisory service to other interdisciplinary team members to promote quality patient care. Functions under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director. Performs related duties as assigned. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

     

    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: Must be a graduate of an accredited school for occupational therapy assistant.
    • 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.
    • Other: Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Demonstrated skills in the practical application of therapeutic procedures. Good interpersonal skills. Equipment Used: Office equipment. Must demonstrate competency in equipment used for the delivery of modalities and therapeutic interventions for patients. Additional skills and knowledge: be able to push 40 lbs, pull 60 lbs, grip 50 lbs and pinch 15lbs.

    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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