Mercy Health (Multiple Locations) Physical Therapy Assistant 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 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. Under the general supervision of department management and the direct supervision of Staff Physical Therapists, will administer a variety of therapeutic modalities, exercises and procedures. Will also assist in: medical records, upkeep of department appearance and equipment, and provide any support help needed for improved department functioning. May also be responsible for the routine day to day operation and maintenance of the pool and its programs. Performs related duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS: Each career at Company 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: Associates degree from accredited program. Exception: grandfathered license from State of Missouri.Licensure: State of Missouri Physical Therapist Assistant license.Experience: Beneficial Pool Management beneficial.Certifications: Must have a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider card or complete a course with in their probationary period.Other: Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Modalities, General Massage and Soft Tissue Application, Joint ROM. Knowledge of progressive resistive exercise. Abilities: Clinical and Critical thinking, Problem Solving. Working Conditions, Mental and Physical Requirements: Clinical setting with continual standing, constant thinking. Physical demands are attached plus push at 40 lbs., pull 60 lbs., and grip up to 50 lbs., pinch up to 15 lbs., kneel, crouch, and crawl minimally. Equipment Used: May occasionally work with office equipment; i.e. copy machines, telephones. Must demonstrate competency in equipment used for the delivery of modalities. Physical Agent Modalities, Cybex, Isokinetic Equipment, Computer for electronic documentation, and Medical Exercise Training Pulley Systems. 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 Company 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# 783206Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.