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
EDUCATION - Minimum of a
baccalaureate degree in physical therapy from an approved school.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION - Current valid Physical Therapy License in Louisiana, or a
temporary permit granted by LSBPTE.
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.
-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
-Knowledge of home health PT services.