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2048304 Respiratory Therapy Management/Education Ithaca NY USA Staffing Network

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This is a Respiratory Therapy Management/Education Opportunity Only!

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Company Name: USA Staffing Network
Recruiter Name: Alex Bakker
Contact Phone: 585-387-0323

Job Title: Director of Rehabilitation (PT or OT)

(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Respiratory Therapy Management/Education - Director of Rehabilitation (PT or OT)


Direct hire w| full benefits

Competitive Salary...Relocation assistance negotiable.

Mon-Fri Days

Facility is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community.

Beautiful newly renovated facility in the heart of the Finger Lakes Region seeks a strong Rehab Director. Position requires the management and administration of all aspects of rehabilitation services for the respective customers and building(s) as well as for maintaining a clinical caseload.

The Rehab Director | Program Manager position provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that their areas of responsibility have the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow their organization and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency. The position accomplishes this through a respectful, constructive and energetic style, guided by the objectives of the company.

Partial list of job duties include:

Maintaining a clinical caseload

Responsible for recruiting and retaining rehab service personnel

Promotes positive employee relations by facilitating an atmosphere of open communication and problem solving

Responsible for conducting performance appraisals of all rehab personnel

Monitors and assists with personnel compliance standards including required credentials, corrective actions, and improvement plans when needed

Investigates, follows up and assists in the resolution of staff, service and patient-related issues as requested

Assures that all program standards are met, including CARF, SNF, and JCAHO standards

Develop strategies to increase facility’s therapy program|revenue in both Part A and Part B caseloads

Lead efforts to build caseloads within the facility, including the investigation of those in facility who could be candidates for therapy through follow-up with nursing staff and physicians. Ensure that the therapy dept. is aware and accepting all patients that are appropriate for therapy

Develop special programs for resident participation, such as fitness, dementia programming, and various protocols for activities that strengthen and enhance the existing therapy program

Lead marketing efforts with local hospitals, physicians and community on behalf of facility to increase awareness of the therapy program

Provide leadership to and directly manage clinical therapy staff, facilitating a team atmosphere among staff

Perform active involvement in the recruiting and hiring process, attend events, and interview candidates as needed

Ensure that clinical staff is providing proper documentation according to Medicare guidelines, company policy and facility standards

Represent the ethical standards of the company, identifying and report instances of poor patient care and communicating concerns to Supervisors as needed.

Oversee the scheduling of patients and therapists, ensuring adequate coverage for therapy minutes

Track Assessment Period Data to include number of disciplines treating, treatment days|weeks and daily treatment time. Communicate data to appropriate facility personnel

Willingness to work with severely physically, emotionally and cognitively compromised patients

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