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Physical Therapist

Company: Touro
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

University Medical Center New Orleans is the academic#medical center of LCMC Health and the ultimate expression of a 275-year legacy of serving the people of New Orleans and South Louisiana. With our academic partners, including Louisiana State University and Tulane University Schools of Medicine, we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals and leading research to find tomorrow#s cures and treatments. From expert primary care and the widest variety of specialty care to cutting edge emergency care and the region#s only Level 1 Trauma Center, UMC offers the area the widest breadth of healthcare services. # # We are looking for medical professionals who are just as passionate as we are about providing the best medical care in the safest environment. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Whether you#re a seasoned healthcare professional or just starting out, a career at UMC places you at the center of a dynamic community of providers, learners and staff with a singular focus on patient-centric care.# We offer a state-of-the-art facility with breakthrough technology, and professionals committed to helping our community become healthier. # # This#position is for candidates interested in Outpatient only.# # # # General Position Summary The Physical Therapist plans, organizes and conducts physical therapy treatment programs based upon evaluation, assessment and medical referral; maintains patient care records, evaluates the patient#s response to treatment and recommends treatment plan changes. # Required Qualifications Education / Certifications / Licensure / Specialized Training Bachelor#s or Master#s degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited university Current Louisiana physical therapy license or eligibility for licensure by examination or reciprocity from another state Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association # Experience / Skills Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills Excellent judgment and decision-making in order to deal with a variety or patients and diagnoses. # # Essential Position Duties 1. Performs age and diagnosis appropriate evaluations and treatment.# 2. Maintains patient records according to documentation standards, policies and procedures.# 3. Exhibits flexibility in overall department needs and actively participates in staff and committee projects.# 4. Attains established productivity levels set forth by administration and conducts professional development, required training, and credentialing.# 5. Participates in the education and training of physical therapy students.# # # # UMC 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.#

University Medical Center New Orleans is the academic medical center of LCMC Health and the ultimate expression of a 275-year legacy of serving the people of New Orleans and South Louisiana. With our academic partners, including Louisiana State University and Tulane University Schools of Medicine, we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals and leading research to find tomorrow's cures and treatments. From expert primary care and the widest variety of specialty care to cutting edge emergency care and the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center, UMC offers the area the widest breadth of healthcare services.

We are looking for medical professionals who are just as passionate as we are about providing the best medical care in the safest environment. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Whether you're a seasoned healthcare professional or just starting out, a career at UMC places you at the center of a dynamic community of providers, learners and staff with a singular focus on patient-centric care. We offer a state-of-the-art facility with breakthrough technology, and professionals committed to helping our community become healthier.

This position is for candidates interested in Outpatient only.

General Position Summary

The Physical Therapist plans, organizes and conducts physical therapy treatment programs based upon evaluation, assessment and medical referral; maintains patient care records, evaluates the patient's response to treatment and recommends treatment plan changes.

Required Qualifications

Education / Certifications / Licensure / Specialized Training

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited university

Current Louisiana physical therapy license or eligibility for licensure by examination or reciprocity from another state

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association

Experience / Skills

Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

Excellent judgment and decision-making in order to deal with a variety or patients and diagnoses.

Essential Position Duties

  1. Performs age and diagnosis appropriate evaluations and treatment.

  2. Maintains patient records according to documentation standards, policies and procedures.

  3. Exhibits flexibility in overall department needs and actively participates in staff and committee projects.

  4. Attains established productivity levels set forth by administration and conducts professional development, required training, and credentialing.

  5. Participates in the education and training of physical therapy students.

UMC 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.

Keywords: Touro, New Orleans , Physical Therapist, Other , New Orleans, Louisiana

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