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From skilled nurses and therapists to administrative staff and clinical evaluators, our employees make a difference in the lives of patients and their families every day. And as part of The MENTOR Network— a national network of local providers—CareMeridian’s employees are part of a growing organization that’s been at the forefront of providing innovative health and human services for more than 30 years.

Physical Therapist

Job ID 190003U3
Description
Physical Therapist
Primary Location: United States-NV-NVReno
Function:Clinical

CareMeridian


Description
Every person needs the support of others, but we look for very special people to support the individuals we serve with disabilities; children with emotional, behavioral or medical complexities; children and adults with brain injury). As a Physical Therapist with CareMeridian you’ll be one of those special people.
 
For CareMeridian and The MENTOR Network the Physical Therapist is critical to our success and exemplifies the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day.
 
CareMeridian is seeking a Physical Therapist to provide medically prescribed physical therapy treatment for patients suffering from injuries or muscle, nerve, joint, and bone diseases to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability.
 
Essential Job Functions
  • Evaluates program participants through appropriate evaluation procedures and develops written treatment programs for each participant.
  • Administers appropriate treatment programs and communicates program participant needs to appropriate staff.  Provides needed re-evaluation and programmatic changes as necessary.
  • Maintains timely and appropriate program participant/administrative and department documentation.
  • Ensures adherence to CARF, licensure standards, and ethics of confidentiality.
  • Attends programmatic meetings on request for team reports, policy setting, exchange of information, etc.; attends other appropriate meetings/conferences as needed.
  • Attends PT meetings to exchange, discuss, and evaluate program participant treatment programs.
  • Serves on rehabilitation treatment team(s).  Communicates with physicians, staff, professionals/paraprofessionals, consultants, families, and community resources as needed to ensure effectiveness of physical therapy program.
  • Plans and implements in-service programs in area for PT staff and other groups as requested/assigned by supervisor.
  • Participates in orientation programs for new staff, program participants, and PT/PTA students.
  • Writes weekly service summaries and maintains daily billing summaries and turns them into the appropriate staff.
  • Performs other related duties and activities as required.

Qualifications:
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy
  • One year experience preferred
  • State licensure in Physical Therapy
  • Other education and experience plus licensure as required by state
Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.
EOE/AAE

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