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Director of Rehab

Company: Friendship Senior Options
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Category: Briarwood Health Care Center Friendship Senior Options is currently hiring for a full time Director of Rehab at its Friendship Village of Schaumburg location. The Rehab Director 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. The primary purpose of the position is the management and administration of all aspects of rehabilitation services as well as for maintaining a clinical caseload.Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining a clinical caseload across the continuum
  • 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 department 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 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
  • Willingness to work with severely physically, emotionally and cognitively compromised patients
  • Willingness to work in environments with risk of personal injury, exposure to infections,, waste materials, infectious diseases, and odorsQualifications:
    • Bachelors, Master's Degree and or Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech and Language Pathology or an Associate's Degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant or an Occupational Therapist Assistant
    • Current license in the state(s) assigned
    • Minimum of 3 years rehabilitation experience
    • MDS Certification (RAC-CT) or other advanced certification preferred
    • Proven leadership and program development/supervisory experience, including cross continuum practices
    • Knowledge of state, federal and therapy practice act legislation/law and accreditation standards
    • Interdisciplinary management and understanding essential
    • Must pass medical and physical examination based on job qualifications, requirements and duties/responsibilities

Keywords: Friendship Senior Options, Schaumburg , Director of Rehab, Healthcare , Schaumburg, Illinois

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