Posted: Monday, March 5, 2018 4:29 AM
Position Summary When Airmen suffer from illness or injury, their motor functions can be adversely compromised. Physical Therapists work closely with their patients to help them heal and promote overall wellness, providing services that help restore function, improve mobility and relieve pain. From identifying problems to developing and implementing a care plan, these specialists stay involved as long as necessary so that Airmen can resume healthy, active lifestyles. Primary Responsibilities Plan, develop and manage physical therapy treatment, procedures and programs Develop and implement teaching programs and research related to physical therapy Evaluate patients and determine the type and frequency of treatment necessary Make recommendations regarding the use of braces and other related support appliances Act as a consultant to medical staff on physical therapy matters Benefits Your effort and commitment is essential to our mission, which is why we provide our Airmen with a benefits package that is unparalleled in the civilian world: 30 days of vacation with pay each year Excellent healthcare coverage for you and your family Food and housing assistance A generous retirement program Prestigious leadership, training and continuing education opportunities Free or low-cost world travel opportunities Excellent starting salary Qualifications This is an active duty position as an Air Force officer. To be considered, you must meet the following requirements: Entry level doctorate (DPT) or transitional DPT At least 24 months of experience in Physical Therapy assignments Completion of 5.5-week Commissioned Officer Training course Must be between the ages of 18 and 41 About the Air Force The US Air Force is the most advanced air force in the world offering hundreds of career opportunities, from healthcare to engineering, in order to provide precise and reliable global vigilance, reach and power for the nation. Our mission is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace. And those who put on this uniform every day live by a set of core values: integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do.
• Location: Georgetown
• Post ID: 8879617 delaware