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Physical Therapy Assistant

Company:
Frontline National
Location:
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Posted:
November 19, 2018
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Description:

Frontline National is currently seeking a Physical Therapy Assistant for full-time opportunities near Bethesda, Maryland. Please apply online or contact a recruiter at 513-528-7823 to learn more about this great opportunity!

Frontline National, LLC, founded in 2004, is a nationally-renowned staffing firm dedicated to identifying and placing superior candidates who possess the qualification, energy, and talent to match the high standards of client's expectations.

Frontline National is an SBA certified 8(a), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) firm, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Frontline National is dedicated to providing superior customer service to our clients and candidates. We have a proven track record and marketplace expertise to successfully recruit and place professionals on a National scale.

Frontline National is proud to announce its participation in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership. By joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Frontline National is becoming part of an even larger collective effort to support military spouse employment.

Locations:

National Intrepid Center of Excellence at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (NICoE)

Physical Therapy-Rehabilitation Dept at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Job Duties, including but not limited to:

Provide direct therapeutic care to a diverse patient population with a variety of patient diagnosis, especially those with poly-trauma. These may include, but are not limited to, severely involved patients of all ages with neurologic conditions such as traumatic brain injury or stroke, orthopedic conditions, amputations, systemic conditions, cardiovascular and surgical conditions, wounds, pain, sensory deficits balance conditions, conversion disorder, gunshot wounds and blast injury. Treatment of these types of patients is complex due to physical and psychological trauma, requiring adoption of individual treatment procedures and rate of progression for each patient. Examples of specific skills required include but not limited to: provide baseline measurements such as goniometry, balance assessment, manual muscle testing, girth measurement, and other functional assessments; follow surgical and non-surgical treatment protocols; implement prescribed treatment plans and progression of treatment plans to include range of motion, functional training, gait training, wound care, strengthening, conditioning, desensitization, scar an edema mobilization, physical therapy modalities; and apply proper judgment and observation.

Implement progressive treatment plans for patients utilizing the full range of Physical Therapy modalities and therapeutic treatment techniques for inpatient and outpatient populations. Extensive use of problem solving, professional judgment, patient/family education, professional interactions, careful observation, and advanced neuro-musculoskeletal treatment skills are required. Effective time and patient management skills are required to efficiently supervise the physical therapy of several individuals simultaneously. Primary diagnosis treated includes a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient neuro-musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, including pre and postsurgical cases. Ensure treatment plan is designed to maximize results in promotion of healing, pain relief, ultimately improving the patient's functional independence

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: License/Certification and Training: Completion of the following:

Associates Degree.

Graduate from a college or university accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

Experience: Candidates must have the following experience:

A minimum of one (1) year experience within the last four (4) years as a Physical Therapy Assistant

Security/Transportation:

National Background Investigation

Must be US Citizen

Must have reliable transportation to and from work site

Licensing and Certification:

Possess a current, unrestricted license to practice/be a Physical Therapy Assistant in any one of the fifty States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Current Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) from the American Heart Association

Schedule:

Monday to Friday

5-9 Hour Shifts between 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Saturday & Sunday

5-9 Hour Shifts between 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM