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  • Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) - Per Diem

    Job ID
    Experience (Years)
    Therapy - Physical Therapist Assistant
    Street Address
    2614 Jefferson Highway
    Ochsner Rehabilitation Hospital
    Position Type
    Per Diem
  • Overview

    Ochsner Rehabilitation Hospital

    *A joint venture with Select Medical & Ochsner*

    New Orleans, LA


    Physical Therapy Assistant - Per Diem



    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 Therapy Assistant to join our team.



    Overview of Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals


    Select Medical’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with:

    • Brain Injury
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Stroke
    • Amputation
    • Neurological Disorders
    • Orthopedic Conditions
    • Multiple Traumas


    Position Summary


    Under the direct supervision of a licensed PT, assists with the implementation of the therapy plan of care.  Responsible for delegation and direction of supportive personnel for those assigned patients, in order to enhance patient care services.  Consistently communicates with supervising PT in regard to scheduled patients to ensure identification of need for assessment and reassessment of patients, modification of treatment plans and other interventions requiring therapist direction.  Participates in education of patients, families, students, coworkers and self.  Performs other professional duties associated with the care of the patient, within the scope of practice.


    Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses)

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

    Additional Data

    This is a PRN opportunity.