The incumbent is responsible for developing, organizing, and administering kinesiotherapy programs to provide therapeutic treatment in various areas, ex: general medical and surgical, spinal cord injury, psychiatric, Adult Day Care Programs, seating/wheelchair clinic on a rotating basis. Duties include are but not limited to: Assembles, pre-evaluation data, interprets medical record information, reviews therapy prescription, and conducts physical evaluation of patients in order to develop and implement a treatment plan. Devises specific activities and routines to maintain or improve general state of health, physical fitness or conditioning where it is absent or to restore it where it has ben lost due to disease or disability. Develops therapeutic programs for various types of disabilities, which include orthopedic conditions, amputation, muscle weakness, chronic cardiovascular and pulmonary disease, psychiatric diagnoses, dementia, and patients with multiple diagnoses. Reports to physicians patient reactions to treatment which have medical significance and diagnostic value. Establishes meaningful therapeutic goals and independently designs a treatment plan to meet the goals established in the most efficient manner Coodinates the overall treatment plan with the patient, his/her family and caregiver to proved a program which focuses on treatment goals. Frequently selects, adapts and adjusts kinesiotherapy intervention in accordance with rehabilitation goals. Performs other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: 8:00 am- 4:30 pm, Days of work and tour may vary
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.