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Physical Therapist - Brand New Rehab Hospital

Physical Therapist - Brand New Rehab Hospital

Job ID 
60890
Location 
US-LA-Jefferson
Experience (Years) 
1
Category 
Therapy - Physical Therapy
Street Address 
2614 Jefferson Highway
Company 
Ochsner Rehabilitation Hospital
Position Type 
Full Time-Regular
Recruiter email address 
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More information about this job

Overview

Ochsner Rehabilitation Hospital

*A joint venture with Select Medical & Ochsner Health System*

New Orleans, LA

 

Physical Therapist

 

$5,000.00 sign-on bonus for all Full-time PTs

 

 

At Ochsner Rehabilitation Hospital our services have been designed for patients who need a longer rehabilitation hospitalization for their recovery. We are currently seeking a Physical Therapist

to join our team.

Responsibilities

Position Summary

 

Evaluates all assigned patients and develops, implements and modifies treatment plan in accordance with the patient’s need and physician direction.  Responsible for delegation and direction of all discipline specific therapy services for those assigned patients.  Ensures design of functional treatment programs allowing for effective return to community activities.  Serves as an educator of patients, families, students, coworkers and self.  Performs other professional duties associated with the care of the patient, development of discipline specific therapy services and design of program delivery.

Qualifications

Specific Duties

  • Evaluates assigned patients and establishes appropriate treatment goals and treatment programs. 
  • Provides ongoing evaluation of patient’s status and goals, modifying treatment program for timely progression. 
  • Develops comprehensive goals for patient treatment to maximize patient outcomes and return to community activities. 
  • Coordinates treatment program in conjunction with other clinical/therapeutic services, as well as available community resources. Attends appropriate clinical meetings to facilitate coordination. 
  • Provides for patient education to include development of comprehensive and progressive home programs with instruction to patient, family and other caregivers as appropriate to facilitate a safe and effective discharge. 
  • Prepares for patient discharge inclusive of ordering of necessary equipment and recommendations for therapeutic services ensuring the continuum of care. 
  • Evaluates patient in actual or simulated home, school, work or community environments as necessary to facilitate return to community activities, making recommendations for necessary adaptations or training. 
  • Identifies and manages various levels of care necessary to insure care plan delivery. Delegates and supervises the utilization of PTAs, as well as supportive personnel to maximize patient outcomes and insure effective utilization of services. 

Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses)

 

  1. Current state licensure or eligibility for state licensure as a Physical Therapist required.
  2. Certified BLS or completion in first 90 days of employment required.
  3. Home Care Requirements: One or more years of clinical experience and valid state Driver’s License.

Additional Data

At our rehabilitation hospitals, our intense focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs.

 

Other benefits of this position include:

  • Excellent Orientation Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Extended Illness Days (EID)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave
  • A network of over 42,000 employees with huge growth and relocation opportunities