Physical Therapist

Ely, NV

*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
White Pine Care Center is looking for a Physical Therapist to evaluate and treat residents suffering from physical ailments due to injury, disease, surgery, or age progression in a nursing home environment. Physical Therapist will establish treatment plans and treat residents using a variety of methods including exercises, stretching maneuvers, hands-on therapy, and equipment to ease residents pain, increase mobility and improve their quality of life. The Physical Therapist assists in providing a clean, safe, dignified, and healthy environment for residents by performing the duties as described below. ·         Evaluate new residents upon admission·         Develop detailed treatment and care plans for each of the residents·         Communicate and coordinate with residents care providers to ensure a consistent level of care·         Assess for safe discharges which may require home visit assessments on a limited basis·         Exercise independent judgement based on experience to implement effective treatment combinations·         Evaluate and report on residents progress·         Assist administrative staff with billing and reporting inquiries·         Comply with federal and state Physical Therapy regulations·         Complete all required continuing education hours QUALIFICATIONS·         Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from an accredited program·         Nevada Physical Therapy license·         Skilled Nursing Home Experience (Preferred, though not required)

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