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Physical Therapist - PRN

Physical Therapist - PRN

Job ID 
US-LA-New Orleans
Experience (Years) 
Therapy - Physical Therapy
Street Address 
Building B, 2nd Floor
Ochsner Rehabilitation Hospital
Position Type 
Per Diem
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More information about this job


You’re Invited to our Open House!!

Join us NOW and help us transition as we open our new hospital!


*The BRAND NEW Ochsner Rehabilitation Hospital is a 57-bed inpatient acute rehab hospital opening in March 2018!


Come to the Open House any time! 


Date: Tuesday, February 6th

Time: 1:00pm – 6:00pm


Date: Wednesday, February 7th

Time: 8:00am – 1:00pm


Location: Ochsner Rehabilitation Hospital

2614 Jefferson Highway

Jefferson, LA 70121



Come learn more about our hospital and meet with our CEO and staff. Please bring along your resume. You will interview on-site with key members of our Leadership Team for immediate consideration. We will be hiring directly from this event!



We are seeking full-time and PRN:

  • Registered Nurses – Day Shift and Night Shift
  • Certified Nursing Assistants  
  • Clinical Liaisons (RN, OT, SLP, or PT)
  • PRN Case Managers
  • Rehab Aides
  • Therapists (PTs, OTs, and SLPs)


If you have any questions, you can reach out to Rachael Schatz at We look forward to meeting you at the event!




Ochsner Rehabilitation Hospital

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

New Orleans, LA


Physical Therapist



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.


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.


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 40,000 employees with huge growth and relocation opportunities