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Physical Therapist

Company: Vighter Medical
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: July 23, 2019

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JOB SUMMARY:Vighter is actively searching for a Physical Therapist to perform services at a Joint Commission accredited federal healthcare facility in central Louisiana. This is a phenomenal opportunity to gain knowledge and experience within the military health system while supporting servicemembers and their families. The schedule is fantastic; Monday to Friday from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM with no call or weekend duties. We offer a competitive compensation package as well as a robust benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life, 401(k), short/long term disability coverage, accident & critical illness, and more. Louisiana residents enjoy a low cost of living across the state -----" an average 5 percent lower than the rest of the country. Affordable housing costs coupled with some of the nation--------s lowest utility rates make the state a comfortable place to live. Homeowner-friendly tax policies and a stable housing market work together to make owning a home in Central Louisiana an easy and affordable process -----" Alexandria's housing costs are lower than nearby cities such as Beaumont, Little Rock and Houston. In addition, the region's presence in a state with a strong, energy-producing focus provides residents with access to cheaper fuel and utilities. Transportation costs that include everyday expenses such as gasoline and auto repairs are far less in Alexandria than in cities like Jackson, Atlanta, Dallas and Fort Worth. Similar to fuel- and travel-related expenses, utility costs ranging from home energy to basic telephone bills are also much lower in Alexandria. Utilities in cities like Corpus Christi and Mobile cost, on average, 24 percent more than they do in Alexandria.THE COMPANYVighter is a physician-led firm accredited by The Joint Commission and is verified as a service-disabled veteran-owned business by the VA. Since 2005 our company has provided healthcare services on challenging programs in support our Federal government clients. Our healthcare staff have performed Search and Rescue operations in Africa as well as Asia, assisted with the Ebola response effort, supported ICE with in-flight emergency medical services, conducted physical examinations for veterans seeking disability determinations, and many other missions. Apply today and our recruiting team will contact you within 24 hours. WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?$4.18/hr Health & Welfare Allowance56 Hrs Sick LeaveHealth and Retirement Benefits80 Hours of Vacation annually10 Paid Holidays per year Position Description: Title: Physical Therapist Reports to:Vighter Project Manager Principle Accountabilities: Perform a full range of physical therapist services in accordance with the scope of clinical privileges granted by the MTF.Plan and prepare written treatment programs based on an evaluation of the patient.Administer manual exercises to improve and maintain function.Instruct, motivate, and assist patients in performing various physical activities, such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, daily-living activities, and in use of assistive and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses.Administer soft tissue mobilization, applying knowledge of mobilization techniques and body physiology.Administer traction to relieve pain, using traction equipment.Record treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart and/or automated systems.Coordinate treatment with physician and other staff members to obtain additional patient information, suggest revisions in treatment program and integrate physical therapy treatment with other aspects of the patient's health care.Contact referring physicians regarding patient care concerns, as required.Perform prevention and wellness activities, education, screening, and promote positive health behaviors. Qualifications:Master's degree in physical therapy or Baccalaureate degree in physical therapy for graduates prior to January 1, 2002.Graduate from a college or university approved by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a physical therapist.Must possess Basic Life Support from American Heart AssociationMust be able to pass a government background clearance (SF-85) Compensation:Full-time employee, W-2 status Physical Requirements:Must be able to stand or sit for more than 8 hours per dayMust be willing to work over time if necessaryMust be able to use an elevator or walk up and down stairsMust be able to lift up to 40 pounds and carry up to 10 feetMust be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above and below shouldersMust be able to read and interpret handwritten and typewritten printMust be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by earMust be able to perform duties in an indoor or outdoor environmentMust be able to pass a criminal background investigationMust undergo urine drug testing Vighter Medical Group is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.PandoLogic. Keywords: Physical Therapist (PT), Location: Shreveport, LA - 71103

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