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Physical Therapy Assistant

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Job ID
2017-24739
Number of Positions
100
Job Function
Science and Engineering
Security Clearance Level
Secret
Full/Part Time
Full Time

Job Description

General Dynamics Health Solutions/ ARMA has an opening supporting the DOD POTFF Program:

Carry out a program of corrective exercise and treatment for assigned patients, as directed by the physical therapist.

Under supervision, administer such treatment as exercise, gait training, massage, whirlpool, hot packs, diathermy, ultrasound, paraffin, ice packs and traction.

Instruct patients on segments of the program including proper use of wheelchairs, crutches, braces, and prosthetic appliances and devices.

Administer traction to relieve neck and back pain, using intermittent and static traction equipment.

Instruct, motivate, and assist patients to learn and improve functional activities.

Observe patients during treatments and compile and evaluate data on patients' responses to treatments and progress and report orally or in writing to the physical therapist.

Fit patients for, adjust, and train patients in the use and care of orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, walkers, and wheelchairs.

Confer with members of the physical therapy staff and other health team members, individually and in conference, to exchange, discuss, and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment programs.

Coordinate with other departments and the clinic staff to provide complete care to patients.

Education

  • Associate’s Degree from a college or university accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) or commensurate training, e.g. military psychical therapy technician.

     

  • Licensure:
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) certified; unrestricted license to practice as a physical therapy assistant or possess current certification as a physical therapy assistant/technician as determined by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

Qualifications

  1. SECRET Clearance (all locations); TS/SCI (certain positions at Ft. Bragg)
  2. The Physical Therapy Assistant shall possess an Associate’s Degree from a college or university accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
  3. The contractor shall have at least one year of experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant after graduation.
  4. The contractor shall possess current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a physical therapy assistant or possess current certification as a physical therapy assistant/technician as determined by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
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