Iberia Medical Center
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 geriatric populations.
Minimum of a baccalaureate degree in physical therapy from an approved school.
Current valid Physical Therapy License in Louisiana, or a temporary permit granted by LSBPTE.
3. 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.
4. JOB KNOWLEDGE
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 wound care.