Mercy Health (Multiple Locations) Activities Therapist Mercy Rehab Hospital in Chesterfield, 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 Company , 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 Company , 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. Position Located at Company Rehab Hospital in Chesterfield/St. Louis, MO Our state-of-the-art facility was designed specifically for patients requiring in-patient rehabilitation services and offers programs that range from single therapies to comprehensive, multidisciplinary programs. Company Rehabilitation Hospital provides rehabilitative care to patients and families utilizing a team approach. Our Treatment Team includes experienced Rehabilitation Nurses who provide excellent service and around-the-clock compassionate nursing care in an exceptional work environment. REMOVING OBSTABLES and REBUILDING LIVES is the goal for every patient we serve! OverviewFacilitates positive changes in patient's basic functional ability and achieves improved independent functioning. Attempts to provide a positive hospital experience in which patients are given opportunities for growth, learning, and mastering the environment through therapy, education, and recreation. Reporting supervisor: Rehabilitation Manager. ResponsibilitiesSafety/Risk Management:Provides for safety of patients with all therapeutic activities.Coordination of Services:a. Coordinates special events with volunteers, organizations, entertainers, etc.b. Participates in quality improvement/program evaluation activities.c. Assists with analyzing outcome data and providing suggestions for action.d. Organizes out-trips effectively, making appropriate community contacts, coordinating patient schedules, and vehicle schedules.Complex Aspects:a. Serves as a resource person.b. Provides appropriate orientation to new staff.c. Identifies new or updates programs inclusive of determining appropriate policies and procedures, training staff, and monitoring program effectiveness.d. Acts as a clinical instructor for students.e. Assists in departmental or special projects as needed.Primary Aspects:a. Orients patients and/or families to services and evaluates patient s needs.b. Develops patient goals and treatment plan specific to needs.c. Facilitates appropriate group and individual treatment in accordance with goals.d. Reassess patient goals to reflect patient changes.e. Procures supplies and equipment within budget requirements.f. Utilizes support staff and volunteers appropriately.Communications Management:a. Completes documentation within appropriate time limit, i.e. weekly team conference reports, daily treatment notes, etc.b. Provides patient and family education in clear and concise manner throughout care.Technology:Maintains current knowledge of technical and therapeutic advances, and provides education to others.QUALIFICATIONS: Each career at Company represents unique members of our caring ministry's "body", working together for the health and strength of the whole 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..EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/VeteransEmployer's Job# 777871Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement..