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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Location US-KS-FT. RILEY
Job ID
2022-7139
# Positions
1
Category
Medical
Recruitment Bonus
No
Relocation Assistance
No
Student Loan Repayment
No

Overview

Occupational Therapy Assistant

 

Irwin Army Community Hospital (IACH) at Ft Riley is uniquely located in the rolling Flint Hills region of Northeast Kansas. Nestled between Junction City (pop. 25,000) and Manhattan (pop. 57,000), the local area has an abundance of outdoor activities where you with unlimited opportunities to fish, hike, swim, and explore!

Enjoy BigXII college sports and entertainment at Kansas State University in Manhattan; as well as a thriving night life. Experience travel simplified at the Manhattan Regional Airport or international travel through Kansas City International Airport. Manhattan has been recognized on the following for its quality of life:

 

. #3 on a list of Best Small Places for Business and Careers (Forbes)
. Top 10 Places to Retire (Money Magazine)
. Top 50 College Towns in America (Best College Reviews)
. Top 10 Best Places to Retire Young (CNN Money)
. Top 100 Places to Live in America (Livability)


Join #TeamIACH, your home in the Flint Hills; making Fort Riley the best place in the Army for Soldiers to live, train, deploy from, and come home to.

 

Our civilian team members are eligible for full federal benefits packages which include:

  • 401k (TSP, 5% match)
  • Retirement pension (FERS, five years to be vested)
  • Health, life, long-term, vision, and dental insurance for the employee and family members
  • Competitive pay, regular cost of living and time in service base salary increases.
  • Performance awards
  • Paid on-the-job training and developmental opportunities
  • Ten paid federal holidays, ample vacation days, separate sick leave that does not expire
  • Recruitment and retention incentives
  • Paid relocation costs
  • Free parking at work
  • USO Airport Lounge Access
  • Access to MWR services and activities which include childcare options
  • Military service buy-back eligibility

Responsibilities

Duties

  • Perform wide range of complex duties to include data collection and patient evaluations.
  • Coordinate in-service training for professional and non-professional personnel.
  • Administer occupational therapy programs for injured service members and other beneficiaries.
  • Provide guidance to patients regarding functional and exercise programs to optimize independent living skills.
  • Maintain patients' long-term and short-term treatment records by documenting patients care in accordance with guidelines from the American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Maintain equipment in proper working condition and report any malfunctioning equipment for disposition for repair.

Qualifications

Qualifications
Who May Apply: US Citizens

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Specialized experience: One year of specialized experience which includes implementing occupational therapy treatment plans and educating on exercise programs or evaluating patients. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06).

OR

Education:
 One full year of graduate-level education from an accredited college or university leading to such a degree in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Kinesiotherapy, Kinesiology, Sports Medicine, Exercise Science or related field of study.


OR

Combination of Experience and Education:
 A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) by 18. Add the two percentages.


License: Applicants must possess a current, active, valid, and unrestricted license as an Occupational Therapy Assistant from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.

Education

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

us/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

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