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Physical Therapist/ Sports Physical Therapist

Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Location: Camp Pendleton
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Clearance LevelNoneCategoryPhysical TherapyLocationCamp Pendleton, CaliforniaTravel Required: NoneRequisition Type: RegularGDIT is hiring a Physical Therapist to support a clinical research program for the Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence (TBICoE) located at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, CA.The Physical Therapist will provide assessment and treatment through a randomized clinical trial exploring novel clinical interventions for rehabilitation of warfighters who have had a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).The position is full-time, 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday. Overtime is not authorized. Must be a U.S. citizen and obtain appropriate security clearance. Must have relevant professional licensures and experience.Position Summary:Serves as a licensed Physical Therapist (PT) providing interdisciplinary evaluation and treatment planning for military personnel with mTBI and psychological health issues. The primary purpose of this position is to conduct physical and neuromuscular examinations, assess functional capabilities, as well as devise and execute a prescribed physical exercise treatment plan according to research protocols. The PT is an integral and critical clinical research member of a larger multidisciplinary team.What You'll Be Doing:Perform neuromusculoskeletal and vestibular screening evaluations, and devises or modifies treatment plans as detailed by research study procedures in coordination with an interdisciplinary team.Assist with physiological evaluations to assess cerebrovascular and cardiovascular functioning related to combat fitness.Provides services that help restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of Military personnel suffering from combat and non-combat related injuries.Handle problems and deviations and has the latitude to modify/expand the examination based on existing protocols.Contribute to the oversight and education of team members responsible for treating Military personnel with functional impairment, ensuring that the highest standards of professional practice and ethics are maintained.Coordinate with the study Principal Investigator to discuss matters pertaining to prioritization of projects and equipment, clinic policies, and any phase of the clinical service program connected to TBI or PH evaluation, research and treatment planning.Review and analyze work methods and operational procedures within Physical Therapy service specialties and recommend improvement strategies based upon new and continuing research initiatives.Establish an interdisciplinary role in research development and coordination.Apply the principles, theories, and practices of physical therapy, kinesiology and biomechanics to facilitate the design methodologically sound studies and support dissemination.Develop a comprehensive plan of action for developing and supporting clinical research efforts within the scope of the TBICOE mission.Review, evaluate, and develop recommendations concerning the research operations, including policies and programs designed to improve program effectiveness.Maintain research records and data entry in compliance with related regulations.Other duties consistent with the above responsibilities.What You'll Need (required):Master's degree in Physical Therapy, Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT), preferred.1+ year experience as a Licensed Physical Therapist.1+ year in a clinical or hospital environment as a Physical Therapist.Must have and maintain a current license to practice in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands, or any US territory that allows for the independent practice of clinical services. This license must be current and unrestricted (not subject to restriction pertaining to the scope, location, or type of practice ordinarily granted to other applicants for similar licenses in granting jurisdiction) that allows for the independent practice of clinical services as a Physical Therapist.Must possess and maintain current course completion documentation for basic life support (BLS) through an American Heart Association and/or Red Cross approved training program.Must maintain Continuing Education credit sufficient to maintain both their clinical license and to meet Military Treatment Facilities specific Quality Assurance standards for credentialing. (The Government will not pay for the continuing education.)US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a secret security clearance.What Would Be Even Better (preferred):Experience with the diagnosis and evaluation of injuries in military service members is preferred.Experience in carrying out treatments that aim to enhance the fitness and well-being of the individual through exercise programming and/or interest with sports performance is preferred.Prior involvement in clinical research with humans is preferred.Skills & Attributes for Success:Excellent oral and written communications skills required.Must have the specialty knowledge to perform required taskings.S/he must adhere to legal, professional and ethical codes with respect to confidentiality and privacy.Other Requirements:Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time.Must be able to carry light items - up to 25 lbs.May encounter patients who are confused, agitated, or abusive.#GDITFedHealthJobs#MilitaryHealthGDITJobs#GDITClinicalResearchJobs#GDITpriorityThe likely salary range for this position is $81,253 - $121,879, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.View information about benefits and our total rewards program.About Our WorkWe are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.COVID-19 VaccinationGDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Keywords: General Dynamics Information Technology, Chula Vista , Physical Therapist/ Sports Physical Therapist, Healthcare , Camp Pendleton, California

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