Therapist / Director of Rehabilitation Job in Merced, California / Skilled Nursing Facility
Company: Brighton Rehabilitation
Posted on: May 2, 2021
The Director of Rehabilitation ("DOR") for Brighton Rehabilitation
("Brighton") is responsible for the clinical and financial
operations of the rehabilitation program in his/her assigned
building. The DOR plans, directs, and coordinates activities in the
rehabilitation department at his/her assigned building to ensure
that company and client goals are met. The DOR reports directly to
the Regional Manager.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Professional Leadership Accountabilities
Ensures program staffing.
Vacancy posting and filling is coordinated with direct
Expansion positions are approved through the President prior to
Staff orientation/mentoring is planned and conducted according to
policy and procedure.
Administrative requirements for new hires are completed according
to policy and procedure.
Coordinate scheduling of all treatment days including weekends,
PTO, and holidays.
Team member evaluations are completed according to policy and
procedure and are timely.
Team educational needs are identified and appropriate in-service
activities are conducted.
Student fieldwork placements are sought and developed in
coordination with student placement program.
Ensures for active participation in continuing
Team members successfully carry out duties as assigned.
Attends external professional growth development activities as
scheduled and approved, and communicates information to the team
Stays informed of current clinical and management trends and
incorporates information into program operations as appropriate and
shares with management team.
Communicates and demonstrates a professional image for patients,
families, clients, co-workers, and others.
Sets model of adherence to applicable dress code.
Adjusts personal schedule to meet needs of the company when
Protects patient confidentiality and HIPPA regulations at all times
and facilitates effective communication within all areas.
Communicates professionally with various publics as evidenced by
customer/client satisfaction, and team vitality surveys.
Effective communication is maintained with corporate
Utilizes Team Vitality concepts, materials, and e-tools to progress
communication with assigned areas.
Promotes adherence to policies and practices of applicable
professional organizations, client/facility, and Brighton
Is familiar with and acts according to contents of applicable
professional codes of conduct, patient ethics, company policy and
procedures, employee handbook, facility/entity policies and
Participates in clinical services as needed.
Maintain licenses/certifications and memberships in applicable
Applicable licenses/certifications and memberships are current for
self and all team members.
Demonstrate involvement in professional organization by self and
Develops and implements program marketing plans.
Plan is developed in association with facility administrative staff
and direct supervisor.
Plan has both long and short-term goals.
Plan is evaluated semi-annually for trends and effectiveness and
amended as needed.
The most effective marketing strategies are selected for each
referral source (face to face, group presentation, direct mail,
tours, workshops, etc...) within fiscal constraints, and approved
when necessary by direct supervisor.
Physicians, payors and other referral sources are provided with
consistent patient updates including progress reports for the
primary physician after two weeks of treatment.
Ensure complete, current, and timely information is provided to the
corporate office regarding current marketing activities including
objectives and follow up for future marketing activities. To be
reviewed with direct supervisor at least quarterly.
Fiscal Management Accountabilities
Assist in developing operational budgets.
Budgets include revenue, expense, capital spending, and
Budget is completed in consultation with Area Managers, Regional
Managers, and approved by President in a timely manner.
Follow prescribed financial systems including tool and report
Budgets are completed on the corporate schedule.
Budget goals are met or exceeded.
Conduct weekly review of all relevant and pertinent data with
direct supervisor and develop action plans.
Client Relations Accountabilities
Maintain positive working relationship.
Client satisfaction and perception of value added service is
demonstrated in interactions with facility staff by contract
renewal, and by acceptable satisfaction surveys.
Quarterly performance/satisfaction reports are provided and
reviewed in a timely manner with direct supervisor and facility
Constructively prevents/resolves conflicts between company and
Constructively prevents/resolves conflicts between client and staff
Maintains customer service program.
Satisfaction with service is demonstrated in
employee/customer/patient/ family/referral source satisfaction
Interdisciplinary Team Accountabilities
Promote Team Vitality concepts as the mode of program
Clinical team coordination is reflected in service deliver and
Uses and updates Team Vitality methods.
Conflicts are constructively prevented and/or resolved.
Stable relationships among company, client, and team members are
Promote BRS's mission, philosophy, goals, and directives in a
positive and appropriate manner.
Conduct team business meetings.
Planned meetings with Team Vitality agendas are held regularly
Encourages team members to offer solutions and ideas in problem
solving situations and activities regarding the program.
Supervise the development of improved efficiency and
Suggestions/solutions to improve service delivery and operations
are identified and presented to direct supervisor and with
Quality Management Accountabilities
Monitor Q.I. Management Report
Reports/data are analyzed and used to improve quality of care
delivered as evidenced by Q.I. quarterly management report,
including action plan.
All clinical policies and procedures are adhered to.
Ensures all reported injuries are analyzed with appropriate
solution/resolution provided to direct supervisor.
Outcomes are evaluated quarterly and reviewed with director
supervisor and facility administrator.
Safety standards for staff and patients are adhered to.
Quality Patient Care
Ensure quarterly screenings are completed for all patients in the
facility. Review the screenings for appropriate therapy
Ensure Verification of Funding is completedon each patient and
signed by facility billing department before initiation of
Coordinate service delivery for Managed Care patients with
Provide daily patient treatment (caseload to be determined by
Ensure all plan of treatments are initiated by an attending
physician and developed in consultation with the nursing staff.
Ensure all required documentation (700's, 701's, weekly notes
etc...) are completed for all patients in a timely manner.
Ensure all documentation is signed by required staff members and
physicians, and filed in the facility's medical record in a timely
Other related duties as assigned.
RECOMMENDED MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
Clinical background required with previous supervisory
Proven ability to perform supervisory tasks
Previous experience in long term care and geriatric setting.
Basic computer skills
Solid organizational skills and must be able to prioritize
Superior communication skills, both verbal and written to
effectively address all levels within the organization
Effective problem-solver with strong analytical skills
Must be a graduate of a 4-year bachelor degree program.
Must hold the appropriate certification and licensure in Physical
Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Speech-Language Pathology.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Physical requirements for this position are classified as medium to
heavy under the Department of Labor classification. The employee
must be capable of exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally
(less than 1/3 of the time), and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force
frequently (1/2 of the time), and/or up to 10 pounds of force
constantly (2/3 or more of the time) to move objects, equipment,
and or persons served. 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 persons served. The
employee is required to have visual and hearing acuity sufficient
enough to assess persons served safety and ability. The employee
works inside the persons served rooms or clinic and is regularly
exposed to bodily fluids.
The essential functions described here are representative of those
an employee encounters while performing the basic functions of a
Director of Rehabilitation. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the
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