Director of Rehab Services
Company: Elderwood at Cheektowaga
Posted on: September 10, 2021
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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
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
evaluations, progress notes, care plans and discharge summaries of
residents receiving physical therapy according to state, federal
and facility policies.
resident's status at least quarterly to determine need for revising
rehabilitation aspects of care plan.
other members of the inter-disciplinary health care team to
integrate rehabilitation goals into the comprehensive care
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
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
Must have interest in working with
the elderly, and respect the rights of residents during care and
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.
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