Ensign Therapy Willits, CA 95490, USA
Beautiful Northbrook Healthcare Center of Willits, CA, is seeking a full time dynamic Occupational Therapist to serve as the Director of Rehabilitation for our growing in house therapy programs. Our charming Willits location is a 70 bed rehab facility with outstanding nursing and facility staff in addition to our excellent in house therapy team. We are partnering with the local hospital to provide the best care and rehabilitation services to our community. As the Director of Rehabilitation you will lead our team of excellent therapists - all dedicated to their work and to the Ensign culture. You will manage our existing programs in geriatric rehabilitation and help us expand new ones. The ideal candidate will possess at least three years of experience in a skilled nursing or other post acute rehab setting as well as demonstrated leadership ability. In return for your clinical expertise and professional passion, we can offer you unlimited business development opportunity, a strong facility team with excellent administration and nursing, a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, and a culture which promotes ownership and facility level decision making. We have been in-house with therapy for many years which gives us a significant edge going into the current payment model changes. Our therapy and nursing teams work collaboratively to ensure outstanding outcomes for our patients. While some companies are preparing for layoffs, we are gearing up for amazing rehab programs! Northbrook receives support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 200 independently owned healthcare operations located throughout the United States. Ensign culture has come to life in these facility teams and is evident in the ownership, passion, and celebration found in their departments every day. In addition, Ensign culture has fostered an environment where therapists have an unprecedented level of freedom to create and implement the programs that will best serve their patients and communities. Duties: The Facility Rehabilitation Director is responsible for the day to day operations of the facility's rehabilitation department to include supervision of the rehab staff and all related administrative duties. This position is classified as a salaried-exempt position and warrants that the facility rehab department needs a full time director with at least 50% of the time allocated to the management of the department. Implements and monitors the provision of facility Rehab policy and procedures Sets up monthly department goals and objectives in conjunction with the facility’s needs Supervises rehab staff and ensures effective rehab staff orientation, training and ongoing competency Coordinates rehab admissions and distribution of caseload Manages utilization and productivity for the department Acts as a rehab case manager for HMO patients or other complex cases Assists in the case management/tracking of Medicare A rehab cases under the PPS system Recruits rehab staff, as assigned Manages and analyzes department productivity and other statistics, to include billing Ensures that rehab department is compliant with all regulatory issues. This includes assurance that department records are completed and maintained, such as medical record documentation, reimbursement denials management and other survey compliance requirements. Oversees and analyzes quality assurance and outcomes programs Develops necessary rehab programs Monitors rehab equipment and supply needs Represents the rehab department in the interdisciplinary team at assigned meetings Oversees effective running of rehabilitation conference meetings Oversees provision of appropriate interdisciplinary education programs Maintains relationships with hospital therapists, physicians and other key community members Participates in the development and provides community education programs regarding facility rehab services Provides direct patient treatment Requirements: Licensed Therapist At least 3 years of experience as a therapist Supervisory and/or administrative experience in long term care rehabilitation preferred Knowledge of Medicare PPS preferred Strong organizational and leadership skills Effective interpersonal and interdisciplinary communication skills The right individual will be committed to providing the superior service levels that our patients and residents need and expect. Desired Skills: Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a team Exhibits a sincere desire to help patients and residents in their rehabilitation process Superior interpersonal communication skills Strong writing skills required for documentation of the care you provide Exhibits knowledge and understanding of therapy practice Possesses and conveys high degree of credibility and integrity Enjoys team cohesion, is a team player, has a positive attitude and a strong desire to make a constructive impact on organizational excellence Understands and accepts the unpredictable nature and needs of the therapy function in a busy rehab department Northbrook Healthcare Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Jan 16, 2020