Specialists Hospital Shreveport, LLC

Physical Therapist

Location

Shreveport, LA

Type

Full Time

Position Overview 
We are looking for an experienced, full-time Physical Therapist to join our team providing outpatient services to the Shreveport area. Specialists Hospital Shreveport offers a competitive benefits package and the opportunity to work with a dynamic group of clinicians dedicated to providing quality care for our patients. Our caseload is primarily orthopedic seeing both chronic and acute conditions as well as providing post-operative care to the spine and extremities. Dry needling certification is required. 
Essential Job Functions
 ·        Performs physical therapy evaluations, establishes appropriate plans of care, and effectively implements treatments to restore patient to maximum function and assist in pain management
·        Collaborates well with designated team of PTAs and supervises PT technicians to provide best quality of care for patient
·        Maintains accurate paper and electronic record of documentation of services rendered per hospital and state guidelines
·        Cultivates relationships with referring physicians and communicates as necessary regarding patient care
·        Creates and maintains good patient-therapist rapport to ensure successful therapy experience
·        Assists in on-call weekend coverage for inpatient floor (up to 2 weekends per quarter) 
·        Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements
·        Graduation from an accredited school of physical therapy.
  • New graduates welcome to apply with mentorship available. 
·        Licensed to practice physical therapy in the state of Louisiana
·        Dry needling certification preferred
·        Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification (with AED)
 
Benefits: 
·        Paid holiday, sick, and vacation 
·        Health, vision, and dental coverage, available after a waiting period
·        Short-term and long-term disability insurance
·        401K, after a waiting period 
·        CEU annual allowance and licensure reimbursement

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