Ke'aki Technologies, LLC is looking for a qualified Vestibular Physical Therapist to provide general support for the clinical and field studies conducted at a DoD medical center and collaborating sites in support of this effort. Studies will be based on IPCAM and/or electronic hearing loss simulation systems and studies utilizing virtual environments such as head mounted displays and the Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment (CAREN) to evaluate multisensory integration issues with Service Members with mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI).
The Vestibular Physical Therapist will primarily be responsible for implementing research study data collection, data organization and preparation for statistical analyses, participant recruitment and follow‐up, and contributing to research study protocol development.
- Coordinating treatment with physicians and other staff members to obtain additional patient information, suggesting revisions in treatment program, and integrating physical therapy treatment with other aspects of the patient's health care.
- Providing input and attending rehabilitation team meetings, seminars, and quality assurance meetings.
- Participating in peer review activities.
- Candidate may also be required/invited to attend professional conferences to obtain continuing education or provide presentations at local, state, and/or national levels, at the discretion of the Supervisor and/or Department Chief.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
- A minimum of 2 years of experience in the evaluation and treatment of patients with neurologic and/or brain injury diagnoses (e.g. Vestibular disorders, traumatic brain injury, etc.).
- Maintain research training qualifications per WRNMMC Department of Research (DRP) regulations (e.g., Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative; CITI)
- Possess current clinical competency, as defined in section 5 of BUMEDINST 6320.66E (http://navymedicine.med.navy.mil/default.cfm?selTab=Directives), in the clinical discipline required by this contract (e.g., physician, RN, dentist). Officials from the medical treatment facility (MTF) where contract services will be performed will exercise their medical judgment when assessing whether the HCW's professional skill set and clinical practice history satisfy the indicia of current clinical competency that are specified in this instruction. To enable this assessment to be made, the HCW shall submit two letters of recommendation from supervisors attesting to personal clinical experience and professional skills as a practitioner in the HCW’s discipline.These letters must be dated and shall include the name, title, phone number, address and signature of the individual providing the reference. The letters must have been written within the 2 years preceding submission of the proposal.
- Shall be able to read, write, speak and understand English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other health care providers.
- Will be knowledgeable in professional care theories, principles, practices, and procedures to perform duties.
- Knowledge of computer operations and proficiency in the use of basic word processing, data entry and automated medical records.
- Knowledge of a wide range of medical disorders/conditions, diagnostic studies and treatments related to prevention, and detection of illnesses in adults, is desirable.
- Possess the certification from The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) for Neurology.
- Possess a minimum of 15 hours of CME credit for vestibular assessment and rehabilitation.
- Must be a U.S. citizen.
- Must be able to obtain a favorable federal background check.
Ke`aki Technologies LLC is a fast-growing government service provider. Employees enjoy competitive salaries; a 401K plan with company match; medical, dental, disability, and life insurance coverage; tuition reimbursement; paid vacation and sick time; and 10 paid holidays. Ke`aki Technologies is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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