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POST DATE 8/25/2020
END DATE 9/30/2020
JOB DESCRIPTIONWe re a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
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. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its Top 100 Places to Work.
The Therapy Manager assures the delivery of safe, high quality and cost effective therapy services by competent therapists and assistants. They ensure the efficient utilization of available resources to meet productivity and financial goals. The Therapy Manager works collaboratively and effectively with other administrative personnel, physicians and co-workers throughout the Ministry to enhance communication, share pertinent data and improve processes across the continuum. The Therapy Manager ensures that there is appropriate managerial oversight of inpatient services and ensures appropriate staffing to provide patient care services. They are leaders who inspire a shared vision, demonstrating the value of change and presenting to co-workers with enthusiasm. The Therapy Manager models the way by setting professional standards, having a positive attitude and engaging co-workers to become leaders in change. They challenge the current process and enable others to promote change by providing support, mentorship and guidance to those who provide direct patient care. The Therapy Manager encourages co-workers by providing both public and private recognition and connecting on a personal level with those that they serve. The Therapy Manager holds direct and indirect care providers accountable for their professional responsibilities and adherence to regulatory guidelines. The Therapy Manager performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the Mission, Values and Mercy Service Standards.
Education: Graduated from an approved physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech-language pathology program.
Licensure: Current license in the State of Missouri.
Experience: A minimum of three years experience in physical therapy.
Certifications: Must have current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider card or complete course within their probationary period.
Other: Demonstrates skills in human relations and communication including written, verbal and electronic. Demonstrates clinical competence in inpatient care delivery. Possesses the ability to assess data and assist co-workers in providing an appropriate level of care. Performs responsibilities while fulfilling the philosophy of Mercy Health System in providing care to those served. Makes decision and determines actions using our Mercy Core Values as a guide. Working conditions, mental and physical requirements: Stand, sit and walk most of the time on duty. Meet therapy services-specific physical demands. May be required to work as needed: Equipment / treatment media used in physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech-language pathology practice.
Preferred Education: Masters preferred.
Preferred Experience: Management experience preferred.
We Offer Great Benefits:
Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!
We re bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.
At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We re expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.
What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We re also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care that s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.
Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.