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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.”


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The Occupational Therapist works under the supervision of the Director of Rehab Services and plans and conducts individualized occupational therapy programs to help patients develop, regain, or maintain their ability to perform daily activities. Teaches patients skills/techniques and how to use adaptive equipment for participating in activities. Studies, evaluates, and records patients' activities and progress.


  • Education: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from accredited program.
  • Licensure: OT Occupational Therapist in Missouri. OT license for Kansas if to treat patients in Kansas. Valid Drivers License and Proof Of Liability Insurance if performing rehab driving assessments.
  • Certifications: BLS Basic Life Support Within 3 Months Of Hire
  • Other: Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills are required. Knowledge of various types of office equipment including a computer, telephone, fax, printer and copy machine are required.
  • Preferred Experience: One to two years.


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.

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