Mercy Speech Therapist-PRN in Springfield, Missouri
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.
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Responsibilities and Qualifications
Under the direction of a physician order, administers a specific Speech Pathology evaluation and plans and implements a treatment program. The treatment is based on the patient’s physical, developmental and psychosocial needs. Provides advisory service to other team members to provide quality care. Functions under the direct supervision of the Director and Assistant Director. Performs related duties as assigned. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.
Each career at Mercy represents unique members of our caring ministry’s “body”, working together for the health and strength of the whole. To achieve our goals, we need all the parts functioning at their best and this requires the specific qualifications that you’ll bring with you:
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.
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. Physical demands are attached plus push at 20lbs., pull 35lbs., and grip up to 40 lbs., pinch up to 10 lbs., kneel, crouch, and crawl minimally. Equipment Used: Must demonstrate competency in equipment used in the delivery of treatment, computer skills
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.
Requisition ID 2017-757861
Category Rehabilitation/Therapy Services
Position Type PRN
Department Op Therapy Services