Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapy - Full Time
Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana
Internal Number: 12440701
The Occupational Therapist has the responsibility and accountability for assessing, planning, evaluating and implementing care for the patients ordered occupational therapy. The Occupational Therapist is responsible for adhering to all standards of Occupational Therapy Practice Act as they apply to providing technical therapy care, supplies, equipment and interventions to a designated patient population. This position requires providing services to Therapy Patients, ages between children/adolescents to geriatrics in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individuals served. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS Ochsner Health Southwest Louisiana. It is expected that the associate demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The associate shall support the CHRISTUS Ochsner Health Southwest Louisiana strategic plan
· Bachelor or Master of Occupational Therapy. LA licensure. Must complete all required CEU in order to maintain licensure in a timely manner.
· New graduates accepted.
C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
· CPR certification, CPI Certification wihtin one year of hire
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.