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Therapy Svcs Technician

Company: Mercy Healthcare
Location: Joplin
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

We'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."


Physical Therapy | PRN | Days/Weekends 7:30a-4p

The Therapy Svcs Technician reports to the Director of Rehab Services and Manager/ Coordinator of Therapy Services, as well as other licensed staff. The Therapy Tech assists in upkeep of department appearance and equipment and provides any support help needed for improved department functioning to include but not limited to assisting with patient care, set-up for therapy sessions and assisting with clerical duties. Performs related duties as assigned. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards


  • Experience: Less than one year.
  • Required Education: High School Diploma / GED
  • Certifications: BLS Basic Life Support Within 3 Months Of Hire.
  • Other: Strong interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills. Ability to work under supervision with minimal direction Knowledge of various types of office equipment including a computer, telephone, fax, printer and copy machine. Additional skills and knowledge: must be able to push 40 lbs, pull 60 lbs, grip 50 lbs and pinch 15 lbs.
  • Preferred Education: Secondary.
  • Preferred Experience: One to two years. Previous successful Physical Therapy delivery.

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.

Plans, maintains and controls inventory of materials, lines, supplies and equipment in order to meet department/ facility needs. Maintains a clean work area, cleans equipment and machines upon completion of work activity, or as necessary. Reports equipment malfunctions for correction and/or initiates repairs. Appropriately documents clinic maintenance procedures. Maintains treatment areas and supply areas in an orderly condition and informs management of supply needs.

Assists therapists in preparation for the therapy session to include but not limited to setting up treatment media, assisting the patient with transfers and/ or self care activities. Acts as a second assist to therapists during therapeutic procedures.

Assists the therapist in observing the patient and reporting any changes.

Assists with clerical duties to include but not limited to telephone calls, reception of outpatients, photocopying, filing and distribution of documents. Serves as preceptor to assist in education of other Therapy Technicians.

Productivity: Supports and implements budgetary practices in the planning, organization and efficient execution of work activities. Meets established departmental productivity standards, conserves resources and recognizes the value of cost containment while maintaining quality standards. Compliance: Reports on/off duty according to scheduled shift.

Notifies supervisor immediately regarding emergencies or other situations which require unscheduled time off.

Attends meetings/in-services and completes assigned education as required by department, hospital and/ or Ministry wide policy.

Customer Service: Reflects Mercy Values and consistently utilizes Mercy Service techniques in establishing and maintaining a positive relationship with all internal and external customers as demonstrated by communication that is effective, friendly, helpful and appropriate in manner.

Teamwork: Demonstrates a willingness to adjust work schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Professional Development: Resolves problems relating to work assignments, departmental functions, and departmental services in a timely and effective manner. Assumes responsibility and accountability for level of work and adherence to competency standards and pursues opportunities for educational advancement. Demonstrates skills and a commitment toward improvement and monitoring activities which result in enhanced patient outcomes and compliance with regulatory bodies.

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.

Keywords: Mercy Healthcare, Joplin , Therapy Svcs Technician, Other , Joplin, Missouri

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