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Physical Therapist - Sign On Bonus Available - Acute Care - New Orleans - FT

Company: Ochsner Health System
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Job Description:

opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health System and discover your future today! This job works under the direction of the Physical Therapy Supervisor and is responsible for providing direct patient care within the bounds of the law governing the practice of Physical Therapy in the State of Louisiana. Responsible for the evaluation and treatment of patients, or directing the treatment of patients referred for physical therapy, and producing the appropriate documentation. The Physical Therapist may be involved in the clinical supervision of the physical therapy technicians when appropriate and is responsible for following clinic and department policies and procedures and performing all other duties assigned by the Physical Therapy Supervisor or Director. This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at Ochsner's discretion. Education_ Required - Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy Work_Experience Required - Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Excellent judgment and decision-making skills in order to deal with a variety of patients and diagnoses. CertificationsRequired - Current Louisiana physical therapy license or eligibility for licensure by examination or reciprocity from another state Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association Knowledge_Skills_And_Abilities_(KSAs) * Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information. * Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard. * Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process. * Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information * Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard Job_Duties Performs age and diagnosis appropriate evaluations and treatments. Maintains patient records according to documentation standards, policies and procedures. Recommends alternative plans to accommodate overall department needs and is flexible with schedule adjustments. Attains established productivity levels set forth by administration and conducts professional development, required training, and credentialing. May be required to educate and train others within discipline. Provides direction and guidance to Physical Therapy Assistants. Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style. Other related duties as required. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time. Complies with the Ochsner Health System Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns. Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Physical_and_Environmental_Demands The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today! Ochsner Health System endeavors to make our site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our HR Employee Service Center at ************ (select option 1) or ******************* . This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. EEO is the Law links in English or Spanish . Affirmative Action Policy Statement

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