FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Dyess AFB, TX, USA
  • Full Time

 

Physical Therapist job in Abilene, Texas. 

The Physical Therapist job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Monday-Friday schedule
  • Day schedule
  • Full time hours
  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
  • Dedication Program Manager to support your employment

Physical Therapist Job Overview:

  • Perform a full range of physical therapist services in accordance with the scope of clinical privileges including ordering Imaging, referring to appropriate specialties for further assessment, ordering non-narcotic medications/NSAIDS limited to the AF Physical Therapist formulary.

  • Provide appropriate therapeutic procedures and provide a full range of therapy services in support of patient referrals.

  • Evaluate own practice through participation in a professional peer review case conferences or other organized means.
  •  Possess the knowledge and experience to: Use computer software applications for drafting documents, data management, and tracking, especially those programs in use by DoD. Use of medical diagnoses, disabilities and treatment procedures. This includes acute, chronic and traumatic illness/injuries, common medications and their effects/side effects, and medical terminology.
  • All patient contact and care shall be safe, timely, result in achievement of realistic and    documented treatment goals, and comply with or satisfy the intent of the referring        medical staff.
  • Plan and prepare written treatment programs based on an evaluation of the patient.
  • Implement treatment modalities in working with individuals, families and groups who are experiencing a variety of musculoskeletal, medical and social problems to achieve treatment goals.
  • Evaluate, fit, and adjust prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommend modification as required.
  • Record treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart and/or automated systems.
  • Provide documented treatment and discharge recommendations to members of the staff in routine, emergency, and special cases as needed.
  • Provide input and attend rehabilitation team meetings, seminars, and quality assurance   meetings.
  • Provide clinical supervision to assistants, technicians, aides, and students.
  • Instruct patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home.
  • Administer treatments involving application of physical agents, using equipment such as a pulsed lavage unit and/or whirlpool bath, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines. Evaluate effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit.
  • Administer traction to relieve pain, using traction equipment. 
  • Coordinate treatment with physician and other staff members to obtain additional patient information, suggest revisions in treatment program and integrate physical therapy treatment with other aspects of the patient's health care. Contact referring physicians regarding patient care concerns, as required.
  • Instruct, motivate, and assist patients in performing various physical activities, such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, daily-living activities, and in use of assistive and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses
  • Administer soft tissue mobilization, applying knowledge of mobilization techniques      and body physiology.
  • Administer manual exercises to improve and maintain function.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of professional standards and ethics regarding the    delivery of physical therapy services.

Physical Therapist Job Qualifications:

  • BLS
  • A Masters, or Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from a Physical Therapy program acceptable to the USAF Surgeon General and accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.
  • Licensure: active, unrestricted. Any U.S. state honored.
  • Minimum of two (2) years within the past five (3) years in the independent practice of physical therapy, orthopedic setting, working with an adult population.

 

 

Position contingent on contract award. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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