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Per Diem Physical Therapist - Acute Care at Renown Health in Reno, Nevada

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Type: Part Time

Job Description:

Position Purpose

This position provides direct patient care in all areas of Renown Health as needed. This person provides input to the interdisciplinary team regarding ongoing patient care as well as comprehensive discharge planning.

Nature and Scope

The incumbent must provide optimal patient care in multiple venues through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and families. This position conducts evaluations, develops appropriate plans of care, and provides rehab services through time of discharge from the facility. This position is responsible for the direct clinical supervision of staff physical therapist assistants and rehab technicians.

This position will be required to provide services at all rehabilitation areas as needed and as determined by the Rehabilitation Leadership Team. This position will be required to work variable work-shifts, including a minimum of 2 weekend days per month and one holiday shift, with appropriate notice from the hiring manager.

At times, this position may be asked to participate in program development and outcome measurements in the clinical setting.

This position does provide patient care.


The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

Minimum Qualifications
Requirements - Required and/or Preferred

Name Description

Education: Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English.

Experience: Minimum two years of experience in either Inpatient or Outpatient rehabilitation Environment preferred. A minimum of one clinical rotation in a medial setting if having recently graduated.

License(s): Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Physical Therapy license.
For the Following Cost Center(s) 205351:
Valid State of Nevada or California driver s license ability to pass Renown Health s Department of Motor Vehicles Report criteria and current automobile insurance.

Certification(s): BLS/CPR certification per AHA standards required. APTA Geriatric Certified Specialty certification preferred.

Computer / Typing: Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc..