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Lake Charles Memorial Hospital

Lake Charles, LA

Job Status/Type
Full Time

Job Category

General/Other: Medical/Health

Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)

Healthcare Services

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* Physical Therapist

The Physical Therapist evaluates and treats all patients referred for physical therapy; prepares reports and communicates patient progress to appropriate individuals; participates in meetings concerning progress of patients; contributes to the development of the department.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree in physical therapy from an accredited institution.     Current licensure to practice physical therapy in the state of Louisiana;
  • CPR certification as outlined in the hospitals policies and procedures;
  • Must maintain required hours of in-service per year to meet requirements for CEU's as stipulated by the Louisiana State Board of Physical Therapy.
  • Ability to read, write and speak intelligible English;
  • Ability to communicate with patient, family, peers and medical personnel; Ability to exercise independent judgment.
  • Requires emotional stability and maturity; Must be adaptable to change, be decisive, and demonstrate foresight;
  • Exhibits organizational and leadership ability.

About Lake Charles Memorial Hospital

Today, Memorial continues to be the largest healthcare provider now serving Southwest Louisiana, consisting of a 391-bed acute care complex, which consists of the main campus on Oak Park Boulevard, Memorial Hospital for Women in south Lake Charles, and a long-term care facility at Extended Care of Southwest Louisiana. With over 1,500 employees and 250 physicians, the hospital continues to be a pillar of the Lake Charles, as the largest healthcare system and one of the largest employers in Lake Charles.

Mission Statement.
Our Vision: The vision of Lake Charles Memorial Hospital is to be the primary integrated healthcare delivery system for the people of southwest Louisiana by providing superior health education, disease prevention and treatment options.

Our Mission: The mission of Lake Charles Memorial Hospital is to identify and improve the health of the people of southwest Louisiana by providing a full spectrum of innovative services-including health education, disease prevention, and diagnostic and treatment options-in a personalized, caring and safe manner throughout the region.

Memorial Hospital… Everything Your Healthcare Should Be.

We are Service Excellence. We are Memorial.

At Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, we realize that it takes more than dedicated professionals with unsurpassed skills and the latest technological advancements to care for our patients. We understand that it also takes uncommon compassion and an unshakable commitment to providing excellent service.

Not only do we care for our patients, we care about our patients.

To ensure that this prevailing goal continues, a culture of Service Excellence has been adopted at Memorial. This culture is dedicated to the pursuit and recognition of superior service to our patients, physicians, and employees.