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Director of Rehab Services

Company: Elderwood at Cheektowaga
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Job Description:

Join Our Team: Put the CARE back in CAREER - Join our team today! 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.

 

Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical exemption from vaccination.

EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Keywords: Elderwood at Cheektowaga, Tonawanda , Director of Rehab Services, Other , Tonawanda, New York

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