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Wage
$26000.0 to $56000.0 annually
Full-time
2321 Hwy 45 North, Columbus, MS 39703
Updated 2 days ago

**THIS JOB REQUIRES ENLISTING/JOINING THE U.S. ARMY**

This is an entry-level position with no experience necessary. When you enlist into the Army as a Physical and Occupational Therapy Specialist, you become a part of a team of Soldiers. As a Soldier you secure your future with a career in the Active Duty Army (full-time) and are able to take advantage of all the benefits that serving in the Army gives you. You gain leadership skills, college credit, and job-security by enlisting into the Army that is hard to find in the civilian sector. The physical therapy specialist, under the direction of a physical therapist and following medical referral, supervises or administers physical therapy to decrease physical disabilities and promotes physical fitness of patients. The occupational therapy specialist, under the direction of a registered military occupational therapist, supervises, tests and assists patients to facilitate maximum recovery.

Job Duties:

 

  • Patient care
  • Administers physical therapy treatment
  • Promote physical fitness
  • Instruct personnel in the prevention of injuries
  • Preparing reports
  • Performs interviews, tests and assists patients in activities of daily living

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Age - 17 to 34 years old
  • Education - Current Senior in High School(HS), HS Diploma, GED, GED equivalent, or higher education level completed
  • Citizenship - U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident
  • Submit to background and medical screening 
  • Receive a passing score on the ASVAB

 

Benefits:

  • Enlistment bonus up to $40,000, varies by job and individual qualifications
  • Education benefits
    • Tuition Assistance ($4,000 annually) / GI Bill (up to $108,000 for 36 months of attending college)
  • Paid training (Basic and Advanced)
  • 30 days of paid vacation earned every year
  • Additional living expenses for those who have dependents
  • Various lengths of contracts available from 2 years to 6 years normally

Required qualifications:

  • 17 years or older
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Speaks English
  • Background check
  • Drug screening
  • Reads English
  • At least high school diploma or equivalent or higher
Posting ID: 683081644 Posted: 2022-01-25 Job Title: Physical Occupational Therapy Specialist Training