Director of Rehabilitation - Twin Falls
Company: Cascadia Healthcare
Location: Twin Falls
Posted on: June 12, 2021
The Director of Rehabilitation provides leadership, management
and vision necessary to ensure that their areas of responsibility
have the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting
procedures. The Director of Rehabilitation is also responsible for
developing systems to effectively grow therapy services at a
facility and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency.
The primary purpose of the position is the management and
administration of all aspects of rehabilitation services for the
patients/residents. This position manages all therapists and
associated staff and is responsible for the performance management
and hiring of the employees.
Note: All employees of Cascadia Healthcare are required to
submit and be cleared to work in the facility per each
states specific background check requirements prior to contact
- Bachelors, Masters Degree and/or Doctorate Degree in Physical
Therapy, Occupational Therapy Speech Language Pathology, or
Nursing; an Associates Degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant or
an Occupational Therapist Assistant.
Current physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language
therapy license in the state of employment;
Current PTA or OTA certificate in state of employment; or,
MDS certification (RAC-CT) or other advanced certification
Current CPR Certification
- Valid drivers license
Provides leadership to and directly manages clinical therapy
staff, facilitating a team atmosphere among staff.
Promotes positive employee relations by facilitating an
atmosphere of open communication and problem solving.
Conducts performance appraisals of all therapy personnel.
Ensures personnel compliance standards including required
credentials, corrective actions, and improvement plans, when
Investigates, follows up and assists in the resolution of staff,
service and resident/patient-related issues.
Ensures that all program standards are met.
Develops strategies to increase facilitys therapy
Leads 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.
Ensures that the therapy department is aware and accepting all
residents/patients that are appropriate for therapy.
Develops special programs for resident participation, such as
fitness, dementia programming, and various protocols for activities
that strengthen and enhance the existing therapy program.
Leads marketing efforts with local hospitals, physicians and
community on behalf of facility to increase awareness of the
Ensures that clinical staff are providing proper documentation
according to Medicare/Medicaid guidelines, private payor
guidelines, company policy and facility standards.
Oversees the scheduling of residents/patients and therapists,
ensuring adequate coverage.
Tracks Assessment Period Data to include number of disciplines
treating, treatment days/weeks and daily treatment time.
Communicate data to appropriate facility personnel.
Participates in clinical meetings with review of PPS date.
Coordinates AROs to capture the burden of care.
Participates in discharge planning.
Reviews the quality and appropriateness of the total services
delivered and individual therapy programs for effectiveness and
efficiency, using pre-determined criteria.
Provides in-service education to the resident/patient care team
and education to the community.
Provides treatment in accordance with established standards of
practice, company standards, department procedures and standards
according to company guidelines.
Participates in triple check to validate claim accuracy for
Maintains a current knowledge of law and regulations regarding
rehabilitative services and ensures that all employment actions are
in compliance with applicable regulations.
- Ensures a safe environment and utilizes tools and equipment in
a safe manner complying with all infection control, universal
precautions, and OSHA standards for the healthcare
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Assumes responsibility for on-going continuing education,
license renewal and professional development.
Responds to and acts appropriately in emergency or disaster
Maintains resident/patient confidentiality.
- Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards
set out in the Companys Code of Business Conduct, its policies and
procedures, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable
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