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Physical Therapist Assistant - FULLTIME, PART TIME, PRN
This position is: As Needed Basis
Position Location: Iberia Medical Center

JOB SUMMARY:   Under the general supervision of the Director of Rehab Services, the Physical Therapist  will evaluate patient needs, develop appropriate treatment plans, be responsible for organizing and conducting medically necessary physical therapy to restore function , prevent disability, decrease pain, and promote healing following disease, injury or sickness.  The physical therapist will help the patient reach his/her maximum potential and assume a place in society while learning to live within the limits of his/her capabilities.  This will be done in a variety of settings including home health, outpatient, and inpatient.  The therapist will need knowledge and competency to provide care based on physical, psycho-social, education level, and safety concerns for neonate, infant, toddler, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations. 

Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

1.     EDUCATION

·          Minimum of a baccalaureate degree in physical therapy from an approved school.

 

2.     LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION

·         Current valid Physical Therapy License in Louisiana, or a temporary permit granted by LSBPTE.

                      

3.     TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

·         Successful completion of long term clinical rotations in inpatient and outpatient environments  from an accredited PT school, or one year of recent experience in inpatient or outpatient practice.

 

4.     JOB KNOWLEDGE

·         knowledge of PT delivery throughout patient lifespan, neonate through geriatric.

·         Knowledge of outpatient therapy services including delivery of modalities.

·         Knowledge of acute PT for inpatient services including wound care.
 
 
To apply online email your resume to hr@iberiamedicalcenter.com.  Please reference the job title in the subject line.

 


 

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