Director of Rehabilitation hospital and school setting
Company: Encore Rehabilitation Services, LLC
Posted on: June 25, 2022
OverviewPOSITION SUMMARYGREAT LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY TO
DIRECTING BOTH SCHOOL BASED AND HOSPITAL BASED TEAMSThe Therapy
Program Manager is responsible for the overall management and
ensures the efficient and effective operation of the Rehabilitation
Department. This unique position will manage a team of school based
and hospital based therapists. Building relationships with
adminsitration at both centers. Therapy Program Manager will
monitor admissions and treatment schedules, track data, provides
administrative supervision, case management and assists with
recruitment and retention of therapy staff in their facility.
ResponsibilitiesESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the
following. Other duties may be assigned.
Checks regularly with Hospital Admissions Departments to determine
status of newly admitted and to-be-admitted patients with respect
to medical condition, history and rehabilitation service's needs.
Routinely reviews patient medical records for physician
rehabilitation orders. Informs rehabilitation staff of patient
Directs therapists to screen patients, determine rehabilitation
needs and contact physicians for appropriate orders within 24 hours
of screen. Directs all patients screening practices in accordance
with clinical policy and procedure.
Coordinates, monitors and manages patient and rehabilitation team
schedules to meet patient treatment plan goals for effectiveness
Implements patient and staff schedules and variance control
strategies so that all patients' treatment plan goals are met.
Responsible for the department's computerized tracking and billing
systems and for implementing changes that may be indicated.
Coordinates facility-based staffing assignments and ensures
adequate coverage of therapists to meet patient caseloads..
Ensures all rehabilitation staff, including aides, are supervised
according to state practice acts, federal regulations and
discipline-specific association bylaws.
Develops economical indirect time management strategies such that
requirements for patient care planning and other facility-based
meetings are efficiently covered.
Manages a caseload, as may be required by regional management, in
accordance with established standards.
In consultation with the Regional Vice President, as may be
required, provides overall general department management to include
rehabilitation care compliance, clinical and billing documentation
compliance, quality assurance, equipment and supplies management
and staffing management and replacement.
Conducts rehabilitation department meetings as needed to include
patient review, schedule and coverage issues, and department issue
Assist with recruitment and retention of facility-based
rehabilitation staff in consult with the Regional Vice President
and other designated staff regarding personnel assessments and
Orients new staff to company and facility policies and
Implements directives/policies and procedures as developed for
Encore Rehabilitation Services and monitors staff adherence.
Generates special reports/data as needed to assist Regional Vice
President in assessing the efficiency of operations.
Communicates and interacts with facility personnel to ensure
continued satisfaction with delivery of care.
Investigates, follows up and assists in the resolution of staff,
service and patient-related issues.
Manages and supervises all facility-based rehabilitation staff to
include staff development, performance management, and safety and
Maintains appropriate relationships and rapport with coworkers,
residents, family members and facility personnel.
Attends in-service and facility meetings as required.
Provides in-service education to the members of the resident's care
team and education to the community.
Complies with all infection control, Universal Precautions and OSHA
standards for the healthcare professional.
Reports to work on time and coordinates schedule to achieve maximum
productivity and efficiency during assigned shift.
Assists with and participates in quality assurance programs as
Adheres to established confidentiality standards.
Projects a positive and professional image at all times.
Other Job duties as assigned.
QualificationsRECOMMENDED MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONSBachelor
of Arts or Science Degree, or Master's Degree in Occupational
Therapy, Physical Therapy or Speech Language Pathology with a
minimum of one to two (1-2) years of management experience; or an
Associate Degree (Physical Therapy Assistant or Occupational
Therapy Assistant) with a minimum of five (5) years management
experience.Current state licensure.Regular attendance.PHYSICAL
REQUIREMENTS and WORK ENVIRONMENTThese essential functions
described here are representative of those an employee encounters
while performing the basic functions of a therapy program manager.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified
individuals with disabilities to perform these essential
functions.Physical requirements for this position are classified as
medium under the Department of Labor classification. The employee
must be capable of exerting 20-50 pounds of force occasionally
(less than 1/3 of the time), and/or 10-20 pounds of force
frequently (1/2 of the time), and/or up to 10 pounds of force
constantly (2/3 of the time) to move objects, equipment and/or
residents. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, bend or
crouch; use hands to manipulate tools, equipment or controls; reach
with hands and arms, balance, lift and perform medium to maximum
transfer assists with residents. The employee is required to have
visual and hearing acuity sufficient enough to assess resident
safety and ability. The employee works mostly inside, in resident
rooms or clinic. This position is classified as a Category 1 for
the purpose of exposure determination under the OSHA Regulations
regarding the Standard on Occupational Exposure to Blood borne
Pathogens (29CFR 1910.1030). Category 1 is defined as all
procedures or job-related tasks that involve an inherent risk for
mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues,
or a potential for spills and/or splashes of blood or body fluids.
The use of protective equipment and measures is required for every
employee engaged in Category 1 tasks.PI183132033
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