Mercy Health

  • Speech Therapist-PRN

    Requisition ID
    2019-796308
    Category
    Rehabilitation/Therapy Services
    Position Type
    PRN
    Shift(s)
    Days, Evenings, Holidays, 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

    Under the direction of a physician order, administers a specific speech-language pathology evaluation and plans and implements a treatment program. The treatment plan is based on the patient’s physical, developmental and psychosocial needs. Provides advisory service to other interdisciplinary team members to promote quality care. Functions under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director. 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: Entry level Master’s degree from an accredited program of Speech Language Pathology.
    • Licensure: Must be eligible for Certificate of Clinical Competency and hold current licensure in the State of Missouri.
    • Experience: None.
    • Certifications: Must have a 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 evaluation and treatment principles for a diverse number and types of diagnoses. Working Conditions, Mental and Physical Requirements: Standing and walking most of the time on duty. Lifting patients, pushing patients and equipment. Equipment Used: Must demonstrate competency in equipment used in the delivery of treatment, computer skills Additional skills and knowledge: must be able to push 20 lbs, pull 35 lbs, grip 40 lbs and pinch 10 lbs.

     

    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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