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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
12/30/2016
Job Category:
Occupational Therapy
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Occupational Therapist
United States Air Force | Hillsboro, Oregon
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Job Description

Position Summary

When Airmen or their families experience physical limitations, we do everything we can to help them regain their compromised functions. Working to help people with disabilities, injury or illness, Occupational Therapists work with patients to build or restore their abilities through the use of everyday tasks. Whether working with mental, physical, developmental or emotional conditions, these experts assist their patients in developing and maintaining daily living and work skills.

Primary Responsibilities

* Plan therapeutic activities directed toward the promotion of health or rehabilitation of physical or psychosocial dysfunction
* Provide examination, diagnosis and prognosis for both in- and outpatients
* Utilize advanced practice, order consultations and diagnostic test to expedite care
* Prescribe, fit and fabricate orthoses as needed
* Consult with medical staff on occupational therapy matters

Benefits

Your effort and commitment is essential to our mission, which is why we provide our Airmen with a benefits package that is unparalleled in the civilian world:

* 30 days of vacation with pay each year
* Excellent healthcare coverage for you and your family
* Tax-free food and housing assistance
* A generous retirement program
* Continuing education opportunities
* Free or low-cost world travel opportunities
* Excellent starting salary

Qualifications

This is an active duty position as an Air Force Officer. To be considered, you must meet the following requirements:

* Completion of an accredited program in occupational therapy. Minimum requirement is an entry level master's degree, however a doctorate is preferred.
* Minimum six months of experience in occupational therapy assignments, including planning, managing and administering occupational therapy treatments and activities
* State license and registration to practice occupational therapy
* Minimum 24 months of supervised clinical experience in an occupational therapy assignment
* Completion of five-and-a-half-week Commissioned Officer Training course
* Must be between the ages of 18 and 41
* Must be willing to relocate

About the Air Force

The U.S. Air Force is the number-one Air Force in the world. Our mission is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace. We live by three core values: integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do. The Air Force offers hundreds of careers, from healthcare to engineering, in order to serve the American people and provide precise and reliable global vigilance, reach and power for the nation.

About United States Air Force

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