Weinzirl Promoted to Rehabilitation Services Director
August 24, 2015
Huron, S.D. – Huron Regional Medical Center (HRMC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Physical Therapist Karmen Weinzirl to director of the rehabilitation services department, according to David Dick, HRMC president and CEO.
Weinzirl, MSPT, has worked as a therapist for more than four years at HRMC and served as interim director since May. In her new role, Weinzirl is responsible for planning, coordinating and directing all administrative and technical functions and activities of the rehabilitation services department.
“Karmen’s passions for helping patients improve their quality of life shine through in her work providing physical therapy and wound care services,” said Dick. “Her therapy and supervisory experiences position her well to lead her department to create and grow our rehabilitation service offerings to meet the ever changing needs of our community.”
HRMC’s rehabilitation services department offers compassionate, individualized physical, occupational and speech therapy along with cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation and wound care services to both patients staying in the hospital and outpatients of all ages.
Weinzirl, who has worked as a therapist for more than 14 years, received a bachelor of arts degree in sports medicine and athletic training from Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, SD. She completed a master of science degree in physical therapy at Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Prior to joining HRMC, Weinzirl worked at Aegis Therapies in Milbank, SD.
“I am excited for this new opportunity to lead and be a part of growing our therapy offerings,” said Weinzirl. “I am also pleased to be able to continue providing care to patients – it’s really the best of both worlds for me and my career development goals.”
Weinzirl lives in her hometown of Tulare with her husband, Tony who works at the SD Development Center, and daughter Kinsey, age 10 and son Kolby, age 7.
For information about HRMC's rehabilitation services, click here or call 605-353-6253.
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