Physical Therapy Assistant - Pediatric Therapy
CHRISTUS Central Louisiana/St. Frances Cabrini
CLA Cabrini Hospital Mediplex-40117
3330 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA 71301
The Physical Therapy Assistant has the responsibility and accountability for implementing care for pediatric patients referred for outpatient developmental physical therapy according to the plan of care established by a physical therapist. Physical Therapy Assistant is responsible for adhering to all standards of the Physical Therapy Practice Act as they apply to providing therapy care, supplies, equipment and education for the pediatric patient population.
According to department's Scope of Practice, this position requires providing services to the pediatric population as defined by ages 0-18 years of age, in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individuals served, and clear knowledge of typical versus atypical development. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital. It is expected that the associate demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The associate shall support the CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini's strategic plan and the goals and direction of their Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).
Graduate of School of Physical Therapy Assistant
English required, bilingual preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Pediatric experience preferred
Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications:
Current Louisiana PTA License
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification
If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based organization that encourages professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS Health St. Frances Cabrini family!