Director of Rehab Services

2 weeks ago(1/7/2018 8:47 PM)
Requisition ID
2018-2880
# of Openings
1
Area of Interest
Therapy
Company
Elderwood
Elderwood at Waverly
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Director of Rehabilitation Services team member assists with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by supervising rehab department staff in the provision, documentation, and billing of therapy services in compliance with Federal and State Laws, Regulations, and Practice Acts; assists in the hiring, orientation, and training of staff therapists, therapy assistants, and rehabilitation aides; participates in required meetings, in-services, programs, and general orientation; maintains a clinical caseload at a minimum of 35% productivity; attends to clinical, fiscal, and customer service outcomes and action plan underperformance as indicated.

Responsibilities

  • Screen and provide (as necessary and as ordered by a physician) an in-depth evaluation of each resident's rehabilitation potential (unless contradicted); makes written recommendations for inter-disciplinary care planning and treatment.

     

  • Inform resident or qualified representative about care and treatment plan and possible outcomes of treatment, or lack of treatment if resident refuses participation in a therapy program.

     

  • Develop a treatment plan and administer treatments in accordance with the physician's orders and the rehabilitation goals; maintain required contact with physician.

     

  • Oversee written evaluations, progress notes, care plans and discharge summaries of residents receiving physical therapy according to state, federal and facility policies.

  • Review each resident's status at least quarterly to determine need for revising rehabilitation aspects of care plan.

     

  • Collaborate with other members of the inter-disciplinary health care team to integrate rehabilitation goals into the comprehensive care plan.

Qualifications

  • Licensed Occupational Therapist/Physical Therapist/Speech Language Pathologist professionally educated in an accredited curriculum with a baccalaureate degree required.
  • State specific license to practice required. Management experience preferred.
  • Experience in the geriatric field of Occupational/Physical Therapy or Speech Language Pathology preferable.
  • Experience with computer hardware and software including Microsoft Office preferred.
  • Possession of ability to teach, inspire and motivate others; leadership qualities; ability to organize workload, delegate assignments and promote teamwork required.
  • Must have interest in working with the elderly, and respect the rights of residents during care and treatment services.

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