KBRwyle Physical Therapist Assistant (Okinawa, Japan) in Okinawa, Japan
Physical Therapist Assistant (Okinawa, Japan)
The Physical Therapist Assistant will 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. Coordinate with other departments and the clinic staff to provide complete care to patients.Position is contingent upon award of contractAdminister 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, and wheelchairs. 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. Required Education/Experience: The Physical Therapy Assistant shall possess an Associate’s Degree from a college or university accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) or commensurate training, e.g. military psychical therapy technician. The contractor shall have at least one year of experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant after graduation. The contractor shall possess current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a physical therapy assistant or possess current certification as a physical therapy assistant/technician as determined by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Required Skills/Training: Fluent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.Desired Education, Experience, Skills or Training: Prior military and/or SOF experienceStandard Company Requirements:
Position requires U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status.
Applicant must include desired salary in application submission.
Must comply with Safety, Health and Environmental plan, policies and procedures.
Must comply with the Quality Assurance plan, policies and procedures.
Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance.
Responsible for completing all required training.
Perform other assignments and duties, as required. This position does not offer relocation assistance or a referral bonus KBRwyle is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status or other legally protected status.
Primary Location: JP-Okinawa
Req ID: 1060720