• Physical Therapist

    Location US-LA-FT. POLK
    Job ID
    Salary Range
    $73,375 to $95,388 per year
    Recruitment Bonus
    Relocation Assistance
    Student Loan Repayment
  • Overview






    Full federal benefits package: very competitive pay, ample vacation + separate sick leave, relocation assistance, student loan reimbursement opportunities, 5% investment matching, retirement, health, dental, vision, life + long term insurance, any state license works (no need to get a LA license!)



    Active, unrestricted PT license, BLS, Graduation from an accredited PT program, one full year of PT experience, US Citizenship (if you do not have one full year of experience, please still reach out, we have new-graduate opportunities from time-to-time)


    Relocation expenses reimbursed

    Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.

    Telework eligible - No


    Business travel could be required on some positions filled from this solicitation.


    Medical malpractice liability insurance is not required for federal civilian healthcare providers as they are covered by the Federal Tort Claims Act (28 U.S.C. § 1346(b)) while acting within the scope of their employment.


    Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens


    Relocation Authorized

    • Yes
    • Relocation costs may be paid if the selecting official determines the relocation is in the best interests of the government.
    • This position is located at Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital, Fort Polk, LA.

      A recruitment or relocation incentive may be authorized.

      Advanced In-Hire Rate may be authorized.



    Your scope of services include but are not limited to:

    • Determine patients’ current level of function using standardized/clinically accepted measure
    • Develop and implement complex, goal-oriented treatment plans for patients
    • Apply the use of a wide variety of therapeutic modalities and new integrative techniques in patient treatment
    • Oversee and instruct Physical Therapy Assistants
    • Counsel patients on condition, treatment plans, and therapy goals
    • Analyze and interpret patient histories, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses.
    • Interpret test results discriminating between normal and abnormal findings.
    • Instruct patient and families regarding the treatment plan and any follow-up required.
    • Obtain information from patient and/or family to identify major complaints, symptoms, or reason for seeking health care.
    • NOTE: May include shift work or rotating shifts (evenings, weekends, holidays).


    US Citizenship, one full year of experience (perferred), American Heart Association BLS, Active Unrestricted License, Degree from Accredited PT School


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