Elevate Your Career at the brand new Sierra Medical Center!!!
Northern Nevada Health System – Sierra Medical Center is a 200-bed tertiary care located in south Reno, Nevada. Our brand new full-service facility presents an awesome opportunity to help build, grow, and develop Sierra Medical Center into an acute care force in the within the broader Reno, NV community. Come join us and “Elevate Your Career” at Sierra Medical Center.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
Earn the recognition and support you deserve as a key member of our healthcare team.
Responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering physical therapy modalities of treatment as prescribed by a licensed physician. Administers treatments and physical agents as prescribed by a referring physician in an effort to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. Assists patients to reach their maximum performance and level of functioning, while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. The staff therapist coordinates, delegates and supervises responsibilities assigned to supportive staff (RCNA, PTA, PTLA, etc.). The staff therapist participates in operational aspects of the department, maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Provides input in formulating budget, assists in evaluating department performance versus budget controls and takes appropriate action to remain in budget guidelines. Ensures that patient changes are accurate and entered on a timely basis. Participates in all infection control, departmental equipment training and organizational safety programs.