FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • Full Time

 

Physical Therapist job in Colorado Springs, CO. 

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.

  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)

Physical Therapist Job Overview:

  • Perform a full range of physical therapist services
  • Provide appropriate therapeutic procedures and provide a full range of therapy services in support of patient referrals. 
  • Safe, timely, result in achievement of realistic and documented treatment goals, and comply with or satisfy the intent of the referring medical staff. 
  • Test and measure the patient's strength, motor development, sensory perception, functional capacity, and/or respiratory and circulatory efficiency. Record findings to develop or revise treatment programs.
  • Plan and prepare written treatment programs based on an evaluation of the patient.
  • Administer manual exercises to improve and maintain function.
  • 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 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 soft tissue mobilization, applying knowledge of mobilization techniques and body physiology. 
  • Administer traction to relieve pain, using traction equipment. 
  • Record treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart and/or automated systems.
  • Instruct patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home. 
  • Evaluate, fit, and adjust prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommend modification as required.
  • 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.

Physical Therapist Job Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) board certification in orthopedics or sports physical therapy.
  • Licensure: Physical Therapy in any US jurisdiction. 
  • At least 24 months of experience within the past 36 months as a physical therapist.
  • Manual therapy skills and trigger point dry needling highly preferred

 

 

 

 Position contingent on contract award for 1/2019 start.

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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