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Shanna Jimerson, PT

Shanna Jimerson, PT

Clinic Director and Physical Therapist

IRG-Shoals Orthopedics

Jonesboro, AR

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IRG-Shoals Orthopedics

Clinic Director and Physical Therapist

I oversee the function of an orthopedic outpatient clinic. We provide treatment for a wide range of orthopedic and neurologic conditions. We except patients of all ages. I oversee patient treatment. I perform thorough patient evaluations and develop individual plans of care to maximize patient function. I perform personal and complete therapeutic rehabilitation sessions to help each patient work to improve functional outcomes. I manage and direct PTA's a PT tech/clinical support specialist. I develop daily schedules to maximize patient care and minimize financial loss. I monitor clinic metrics and make any necessary adjustments in clinical operations to maximize clinical success. I oversee expenses and the office petty cash. I conduct monthly chart reviews, authorize payroll and scheduled hours each pay period. I communicate closely with our partnered physicians and report on patient progress and shadow with physicians whenever possible.

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Fenter Physial Therapy

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Head Athletic Trainer

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Arkansas State University

Masters, Physical Therapy

Arkansas State University

B.S., Athletic Training