Physical and Occupational Therapy Specialists *Training Provided

US Army
Springfield, VA
Nov 29, 2022
Dec 02, 2022
Full Time
**THIS JOB REQUIRES ENLISTING/JOINING THE US ARMY**This is an entry-level position with no experience necessary. When you enlist into the Army as a Physical and Occupational Therapy Specialist, you become a part of a team of Soldiers. As a Soldier you secure your future with a career in the Active Duty Army (full-time) and are able to take advantage of all the benefits that serving in the Army gives you. You gain leadership skills, college credit, and job-security by enlisting into the Army that is hard to find in the civilian sector. The physical therapy specialist, under the direction of a physical therapist and following medical referral, supervises or administers physical therapy to decrease physical disabilities and promotes physical fitness of patients. The occupational therapy specialist, under the direction of a registered military occupational therapist, supervises, tests and assists patients to facilitate maximum recovery.Job Duties: Patient careAdministers physical therapy treatmentPromote physical fitnessInstruct personnel in the prevention of injuriesPreparing reportsPerforms interviews, tests and assists patients in activities of daily living Basic Qualifications:Age - 17 to 34 years oldEducation - Current Senior in High School(HS), HS Diploma, GED, GED equivalent, or higher education level completedCitizenship - US Citizen/Permanent ResidentSubmit to background and medical screeningReceive a passing score on the ASVAB Benefits:Enlistment bonus up to $40,000, varies by job and individual qualificationsEducation benefitsTuition Assistance ($4,000 annually) / GI Bill (up to $108,000 for 36 months of attending college)Paid training (Basic and Advanced)30 days of paid vacation earned every yearAdditional living expenses for those who have dependentsVarious lengths of contracts available from 2 years to 6 years normallyRequired qualifications:17 years or olderLegally authorized to work in the United StatesBackground checkDrug screeningSpeaks EnglishReads EnglishAt least high school diploma or equivalent or higher

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