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    Summary

    This position is located at the Washington DC VA Medical Center in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service (PM&RS). As a Physical Therapist, you will be responsible for completing neuromusculoskeletal evaluations and treatments. You will apply evaluation methodologies and treatment theories in the provision of care to a vast array of functional impairments and patients.

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    Responsibilities

    • Assist Supervisor in planning and developing various treatment programs to meet patient needs.
    • Establish and maintains contact with other health care providers involved in patient care via written, telephone, and personal communication on a regular basis.
    • Assist in the development, planning and implementation of monitors of quality of care with respect to PM&RS as part of the comprehensive health care services.
    • Examine and treats patients referred to the Physical Therapy department.
    • Assess patient dysfunction using appropriate tests/tools.
    • Provide patient education, specialized treatments, and applies physical therapy procedures for which competency has been established and in accordance with laws or regulations and APTA documents.
    • Modify the treatment plan, therapeutic activities and interventions based on the changing needs, goals and performance of the patient.
    • Perform competent written documentation of initial examinations, progress notes, and discharge summar
    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4pm
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    0633 Physical Therapist

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518147200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.