Physical Therapist Assistant - PRN

Requisition ID
2017-17195
CHRISTUS Homecare St. Patrick
70605-4312
Department
THERAPY
Position Type
PRN
Work Schedule
Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)
CATEGORY
THERAPY
Lake Charles
LA

Overview

LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. More than 60 leading hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because our states are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

The Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant performs treatment and provides exercise instruction and patient education aimed at improving/enhancing the patient's well being while following the established plan of care.

Additional Details

Our company, a part of LHC Group, is currently seeking clinicians/professionals that want to join our team to help improve the well being of our patients and their families. 

 

89% of our 380 locations have a 4.5 star rating or greater, and we are helping drive better outcomes for our patients nationwide. 

 

If you're seeking a unique opportunity to take your career to the next level, it just arrived!

  • Do you want to be rewarded for your hard work?
  • Do you desire to make a difference providing quality care?
  • Do you want to be part of a family and not just an employee?
  • Flexible schedule for field clinicians
  • Competitive pay

LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home.

Qualifications

License Requirements
  • Current licensure to assist in the practice of physical therapy in state of practice.
  • Current CPR certification is required.
  • Current driver's license, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.
Additional State Requirements
  • AZ: Must have 2,000 hours of experience under onsite supervision post certification prior to working in home health.
  • Louisiana and Texas: Must have one (1) year of experience as a licensed PTA.
  • PA: Must have 2,000 hours of experience providing patient-related services under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist or worked as a physical therapist assistant for at least 3 years between October 2, 2003 and October 2, 2008 (Part time work is acceptable if equivalent to 3 years of full time work).
  • AL, AR, CA, CO, FL, GA, ID, IL, KY, MD, MI, MS, MO, NC, OH, OK, OR, RI, SC, TN, VA, WA, WV, WI: No additional state specific requirements.

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