• Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)

    Job Locations US-IL-Scott AFB
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/19/2018 9:01 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2438
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical
  • Overview

    ERP International, LLC (www.erpinternational.com) is seeking a Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant for an opportunity to support the 375th Medical Group at Scott AFB, IL. Please apply online today to learn more about this great opportunity!

     

    About ERP International, LLC
    ERP is a nationally respected provider of health, science, and technology solutions supporting clients in the government and commercial sectors. We provide comprehensive enterprise information technology, strategic sourcing, and management solutions to DoD and federal civilian agencies in 40+ states. Founded in 2006, ERP is headquartered in Laurel, MD and maintains satellite offices in Montgomery, AL and San Antonio, TX - plus project locations nationwide.
     
    ERP offers exceptional benefits, including competitive compensation, Medical/Dental/Vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, a matching 401(k), training and education opportunities, and semi-monthly direct deposit.

    Responsibilities

    Schedule:
    Normal schedule is Monday – Friday: 7:30am – 4:30pm, with a one hour lunch (40 hours/week)
    No Holidays/No Weekends
     
    Job Specific Details and Tasks:

     

    • 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, andwheelchairs.
    • 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. 

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Associates Degree from a CAPTE accredited instituion
    • Active/Unrestricted license to practice as a PTA from any state
    • Minimum 1 year experience post-licensure
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen and must be able to pass a government background check

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