• Director of Rehab Services - Physical Therapist

    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/5/2018 1:24 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Area of Interest
    Pediatric Specialty Care
    PSC Hopewell
    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.


    • 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.


    • Licensed Physical Therapist professionally educated in an accredited curriculum with a baccalaureate degree required.
    • State specific license to practice required. Management experience preferred.
    • Experience in the pediatric field of Physical Therapy.
    • 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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