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Physical Therapy Assistant

Company: Potomac Healthcare Solutions
Location: Fort Belvoir
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Physical Therapist AssistantFt. Belvoir, VAPosition Duties and Responsibilities:Implements progressive treatment plans for patients utilizing the full range of physical therapy modalities and therapeutic treatment techniques for inpatient and outpatient populations.Assist with the evaluation of patients' functional status, response to treatment and progression on a recurring basis using accepted subjective and objective measurement techniques to appropriately implemented and progress the treatment plan. Makes recommendations and utilizes a broad spectrum of physical therapy modalities to include heat, cold, hydrotherapy, ultrasound, paraffin baths, electrotherapy, massage, and diathermy.Assists in teaching patients, family members and others in an individual or group format on a broad spectrum of physical therapy related topics to include therapeutic exercises, techniques to reduce joint and soft tissue stress (joint sparring), appropriate body mechanics, fitness and exercise recommendations, injury prevention, healthy living and promotion of wellness.Consults with numerous members of the health care team on issues of patient function, physical therapy indications and response to physical therapy treatments. Minimum Qualifications: Minimum of two (2) years current experience with a minimum of 50% of those hours treating Orthopedic and Sports Medicine conditions in an outpatient setting. Current experience is defined as having worked in direct physical therapy patient care within the past five (5) years.Graduate of a physical therapist assistant associate degree program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, American Physical Therapy Association or be a graduate of the US Army Medical Department Center and School's Therapy Technician program.Must possess a valid and current Physical Therapist Assistant state license.Possess current certification in basic cardiac life support (BCLS). Must demonstrate advanced competency in the efficient treatment and exercise progression for a variety of Orthopedic and Sports Medicine conditions to include sprains, strain, fractures and post-surgical orthopedic conditions.Must be a US Citizen.Potomac Healthcare Solutions offers the following benefits:Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Health Savings AccountEmployer Paid - Basic Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Short-Term Disability Long Term Disability401(k) Retirement Savings Plan Paid Time Off10 Federal Holidays Continuing EducationEmployee Assistance ProgramWellness Incentives and MoreAbout Potomac Healthcare Solutions: Potomac Healthcare Solutions is an award-winning, dynamic, and rapidly growing healthcare services company with a proven background in providing world-class health services for both government and commercial organizations. We are actively recruiting skilled, caring practitioners to support our rapidly growing program base and supported healthcare facilities. If you would like to be a part of a quality-driven organization and make a difference, we would like to talk to you!If you do not find interest in this opportunity but know of someone who may, we kindly ask that you refer the individual to Potomac Healthcare Solutions by forwarding this job posting. We especially welcome employment interest of US Military Veterans with honorable service.Potomac Healthcare Solutions, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled.#pri1

Keywords: Potomac Healthcare Solutions, Washington DC , Physical Therapy Assistant, Other , Fort Belvoir, DC

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