Physical Therapist
Touro
 New Orleans, LA

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 job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. University Medical Center reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary. # POSITION SUMMARY:The incumbent in this position is responsible for providing the full range of care and services within the scope of practice of the profession. # POSITION DUTIES: # ######### Performs Physical Therapy Evaluations and Re-Evaluations: Initial evaluations and re-evaluations are completed within the appropriate time frame and contain all information required by departmental policy. # ######### Performs Physical Therapy Treatments: Provides evidenced based treatments that utilize a variety of treatment techniques that are consistent with established goals, expected outcomes and age specific considerations . Efficiently manages caseload and meets established productivity target. Effectively works with patients, family members, and other team members to provide for the needs of all patients. Recommends necessary follow-up care and completes arrangements for equipment as needed. Provides educational materials and training appropriate to the patient and family#s level of understanding and motivation. # ######### Documents Physical Therapy Interventions: Progress notes are concise and accurately reflect the interventions provided, the patient#s response to treatment and recommendations for continued care. Daily charge are entered accurately and are consistent with documentation. # ######### Participates Care Planning: Attends team staffings, rounds and other patient-related meetings. Demonstrates collaboration in communication with team members and is open to feedback and receptive to change. # ######### Supervision:# May provide functional supervision to PTA#s, Therapy Techs, and volunteers. # ######### Serves as a Clinical Instructor:# Provides clinical education to affiliating PT or PTA students as scheduled by the Coordinator of Clinical Education. # # JOB SPECIFICATIONS: # Education:## Required: B.S. in Physical Therapy # Preferred: Master#s Degree or DPT####### # Experience: Required- 1-2 years of experience Preferred: Outpatient #experience # License/Certification: Louisiana license in PT or eligibility for licensure, BLS:# Healthcare Provider Skills:Basic computer knowledge, proficient in English verbal and written skills. 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, 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 job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. University Medical Center reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary.

POSITION SUMMARY:The incumbent in this position is responsible for providing the full range of care and services within the scope of practice of the profession.

POSITION DUTIES:

  • Performs Physical Therapy Evaluations and Re-Evaluations: Initial evaluations and re-evaluations are completed within the appropriate time frame and contain all information required by departmental policy.
  • Performs Physical Therapy Treatments: Provides evidenced based treatments that utilize a variety of treatment techniques that are consistent with established goals, expected outcomes and age specific considerations . Efficiently manages caseload and meets established productivity target. Effectively works with patients, family members, and other team members to provide for the needs of all patients. Recommends necessary follow-up care and completes arrangements for equipment as needed. Provides educational materials and training appropriate to the patient and family's level of understanding and motivation.
  • Documents Physical Therapy Interventions: Progress notes are concise and accurately reflect the interventions provided, the patient's response to treatment and recommendations for continued care. Daily charge are entered accurately and are consistent with documentation.
  • Participates Care Planning: Attends team staffings, rounds and other patient-related meetings. Demonstrates collaboration in communication with team members and is open to feedback and receptive to change.
  • Supervision: May provide functional supervision to PTA's, Therapy Techs, and volunteers.
  • Serves as a Clinical Instructor: Provides clinical education to affiliating PT or PTA students as scheduled by the Coordinator of Clinical Education.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

Education:

Required:

  • S. in Physical Therapy

Preferred:

Master's Degree or DPT

Experience:

Required- 1-2 years of experience

Preferred:

Outpatient experience

License/Certification:

Louisiana license in PT or eligibility for licensure, BLS: Healthcare Provider

Skills:Basic computer knowledge, proficient in English verbal and written skills.

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, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.