Director of Physical Therapy

Air Force Civilian Service
Post Date:
December 03, 2022

The Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS) is recruiting for a Director of Physical Therapy Internship Program at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi.




  • Utilizes a wide range of concepts, principles, and methodologies of the therapeutic field to provide examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, intervention, and outcome assessment for Department of Defense (DoD) beneficiaries.


  • Provides guidance, training, and preceptorship to physical therapy students, physical therapist assistants, physical medicine technicians as well as Primary Care Managers, specialty providers, flight medicine, and other medical staff.


  • Ensures proper and timely documentation of patient care IAW DoD and professional standards.


  • Provides current/relevant briefings and/or hands on lab sessions to professional and technical staff on rehabilitation techniques and practices.



  • Must be a US Citizen


  • This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an academic institution accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education is required. A Master’s or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy is preferred.


  • Must have a current, unrestricted license to practice Physical Therapy in any one of the fifty States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.


  • Must be board certified as an Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) or hold an orthopedic, or sports, or manual therapy certification from a credentialed continuing education provider. 






  • 10 Federal Holidays

  • 13 sick leave days




  • Based upon length of employment … start at 13 days and earn up to 26


INSURANCE - No waiting period to qualify for health insurance for you and your family


RETIREMENT - Immediate coverage by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), part of a three tiered system which contains:


  • Basic Benefits Plan

  • Social Security

  • Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), similar to a 401 (k)


To apply for this position please email your resume to: [email protected]. Place the following in the subject line of your e-mail “Director of Physical Therapy (KM)”

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