Job: PT-PRN

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Posted: 09/07/2017

Job Status: On Call

Job Description

Job Description

We have a great opportunity for a PHYSICAL THERAPIST at our 40 bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Lafayette, Indiana!

Join our team of passionate patient caregivers!!

Our Passion

Patients are our priority. We are passionate about patient care and consider it a privilege to be able to provide services to patients and their family members throughout Lafayette and surrounding areas.

At Lafayette Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, we provide rehabilitative services to people recovering from disabilities caused by injuries or illnesses. We help our patients regain their physical or cognitive abilities so they can return home at their highest level of independence.

Nationally Recognized: Our hospital has been ranked in the Top 10% nationally for rehabilitative care, and has earned The Joint Commission’s advanced stroke certification. This means that we provide the highest level of care available to patients right here in our own community.

Position description: Provides services that help restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries or disease. Examines patient's medical history, evaluates their physical abilities, determines their potential to respond to therapy, and develops treatment plans.  Performs patient assessment and establishes plan of care. Identifies and documents goals, anticipated progress, and plans for reevaluation. Evaluates effectiveness of treatment and modifies as necessary, assesses educational and cultural needs of the patient, family, caregiver, or significant other and communicates accordingly to achieve maximum benefit of care. Prepares plans for discharge.

Benefits:

  • 401k Plan

EOE

Skills / Requirements

Current licensure as a Physical Therapist required.

Basic Life Support/CPR Certification required.

One year of direct patient care experience in a hospital setting preferred.

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