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HJF is seeking a Physical Therapist Assistant to support theDepartment of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation, located at the San Antonio Military Medical Center in San Antonio, TX. HJF provides scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to theDepartment of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation. This position will be up to 20 hours per week during the standard business day.

The incumbent will support “Blood Flow Restriction Therapy for the Post-Operative Rehabilitation of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Quadriceps Tendon Autograft: A Randomized, Controlled Trial”. This position will be responsible for will be responsible for assisting the physical therapists in performing evaluations and re-evaluations of study participants, and assisting with treatment protocol, based on group randomization, as well as data collection.

NOTE: All HJF employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination or an approved religious or medical accommodation will be required.


Responsible for running the data collection/treatment sessions, based on guidance from PI and Physical Therapist. Collects and processes clinical research data on the patient's performance and progress, documenting the patient’s medical records and correspondence and communication pertinent to the research. Assists in the preparation and submission of study progress reports.

Assists in screening patients to determine their ability to safely participate in the study.

Instructs and leads patients through rehabilitation protocols.

Monitors and ensures patient safety during all collection procedures.

Performs duties necessary to comply with and implement research study protocols; ensures compliance with regulatory requirements; Maintains the security and confidentiality of all clinical and research records.

May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must be organized, attentive to detail, and possess a positive, friendly and professional demeanor.

Knowledge of clinical or general research techniques is required.

Experience in or exposure to research in a clinical setting is preferred.

Experience with amputee care is desirable.

Familiarity and experience with research design, data collection and computerized systems, and experience with laboratory management and administrative activities highly preferred.

Ability to learn new software quickly, trouble-shoot computer related issues, and provide a high attention to detail.

Demonstrated competence in oral and written communication.

Must be flexible with changing priorities and able to communicate in a diplomatic and professional manner.

Computer skills including at least intermediate level experience with Microsoft Office Software including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Minimum Education: Associates degree required.

Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: Minimum 3-5 years of experience required.

Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Certification/licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant required.

Work Arrangement: 100% on-site.

Background/Security: Eligibility to obtain and maintain a Tier I investigation/Public Trust.

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle check.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is in response to a formal complaint or charge, in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35

Job Details:

Posted Date : 2022-04-21

Expiry Date : 2022-07-21

Job type : Part Time

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