Physical Therapist

  • LCMC Health
  • 1401 Foucher Street New Orleans Louisiana 70115 United States
  • Posted: Mar 16, 2019
Full-time Allied Health

Job Description

LCMC Health is a Louisiana-based, not-for-profit healthcare system serving the needs of the people of Louisiana, the Gulf South and beyond.  LCMC Health currently manages award-winning hospitals including Children's Hospital of New Orleans, Touro Infirmary, New Orleans East Hospital, University Medical Center and West Jefferson Medical Center.

For 165 years, Touro has been in the vanguard of medical excellence. As one of New Orleans most enduring monuments, Touro Infirmary stands for stability. Tens of thousands of babies have been born here, and we've treated more than a million people. Our modern facilities utilize the latest technology. Touro offers a full range of services including emergency services, preventive diagnostics, surgical care, women’s services, cardiology, cancer treatment, rehabilitation, imaging, orthopedics, stroke care and more. In its history, Touro Infirmary has cared for generations of New Orleanians. Our patients and the community can count on our ongoing commitment the health and wellbeing for generations to come.

POSITION SUMMARY:

This job provides physical therapy evaluations and treatment to patients referred for physical therapy

SCHEDULE/SHIFT:

  • Days with rotating weekends

POSITION DUTIES:

  • Performs Physical Therapy evaluations and re-evaluations
  • Performs Physical Therapy treatments
  • Documents Physical Therapy interventions
  • Provides input into daily care planning for patients
  • Ensures service quality of treatment provided by PTAs and techs; supervises PT or PTA student when assigned

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required:

  • Basic computer knowledge, proficient in English verbal and written skills

Education, Experience, Licensure
Required:

  • New graduate physical therapist
  • B.S. in Physical Therapy
  • Basic Life Support/CPR , Cert Non-Violent Crises Interv , Physical Therapist

Preferred:

  • One year experience in setting applied for.
  • Graduate degree preferred

Touro Infirmary is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.