Director of Rehabilitation - (OT or PT)

Location:  Binghamton area, NY

Compensation:  $90-105K

Overview:

The DOR is responsible for managing the daily operations of Physical, Occupational, and Speech therapies including the delivery of services, documentation, and billing. The DOR will take a primary role in retention and training of staff while assisting HR in recruitment; maintain a student fieldwork program; and continue to develop programs and therapeutic best practices that meet the needs of the subacute and long term resident populations

Position Operational Highlights

  • Supervision provided to 16 therapists (7 PT, 7 OT, 2 SLP), 4 Rehabilitation aides, Assistant Director of Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Coordinator; additional per diem employees, and volunteers in coordination with the Director of Activities.
  • Daily management of RUG categories and patient scheduling.
  • Present weekly metrics via teleconference to corporate stakeholders: Discuss overage, RUG utilization, length of stay/outcome data, productivity, revenue/costs, program development, staffing/recruitment.
  • Management of CMI with the MDS Coordinator and referral process to ensure stabilized business practices
  • Prepare weekly billing checklist in preparation for month end close.
  • Participate in monthly Triple Check process with MDS Coordinator, Billing specialist, and Regional MDS consultant to reconcile month end billing claims.
  • Perform monthly Documentation Compliance Audit and prepare report of findings/plan of correction.
  • Prepare monthly report for Administrator to address Priority Project Analysis shortcomings and budget reconciliation.
  • Coordinate weekly discharge planning meeting with rehab team to include monitoring of patient functional levels, goals, and end of therapy projections.
  • Prepare and present Rehab Update to Administrator and corporate facility operator as determined
  • Prepare and submit Therapy Services Forecast Tool monthly to corporate Director of Rehabilitation projecting staffing needs, caseload targets, and earned revenue potential.
  • Attend daily PPS Meeting to discuss RUG levels, rehab concerns with interdisciplinary Team.
  • Coordinate attendance of daily "Huddles" on units with interdisciplinary team to provide therapeutic support to nursing and improve referral rate.
  • Coordinate monthly rehab team meeting to facilitate program development, review of financials/productivity, and to address employee concerns.
  • Participate in Marketing and program development initiatives in conjunction with Community Relations Coordinator

Qualifications

  • Driven therapist who shares a passion for servicing the geriatric population. 
  • The ability to multitask and assist a diverse team in daily management is critical. 
  • Possess confidence in interpersonal skills including an ability to professionally communicate metrics and advocate for the needs and interests of the Rehab team and the residents serviced. 
  • Desire to further propel the service line to an industry leader in the the provision of sub-acute Rehabilitation.

 

Please send resumes to kim@overtureplacements.com with the subject line: Director of Rehabilitation