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life care Director of Rehabilitation Services (PT, OT, or SLP) in Alamosa, Colorado

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus! Position Summary: The Director of Rehabilitation Services directs the three rehab departments of physical, occupational, and speech therapy to ensure the highest quality of rehab services in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards. Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements: * Active license in physical (BSPT, MSPT, DPT, or PTA), occupational (BSOT, MSOT, COTA), or speech (MA, MS, CCC SLP, or CFY SLP) therapy and meet the educational requirements as defined in the job description for that license type * Currently registered/licensed with applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment. * Two (2) years’ supervisory experience in post acute care or related setting * CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment. Specific Job Requirements: * Liaisons with patients, families, support departments, etc. to adequately plan for patient needs * Functional knowledge of payer reimbursement * Functional knowledge of labor management and strategies * Functional knowledge of supply budgets * Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and e mail * Exercise good body mechanics at all times * Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action * Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility * Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department * Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation * Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc. * Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information * Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures * Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training Essential Functions: * Recruit, select, hire, evaluate, train, counsel, and supervise Rehab department staff * Oversee and evaluate care given by therapy students * Direct the growth, development, and maintenance of rehab programs * Function as staff therapist as caseload requires * Maintain appropriate staffing patterns as clinically indicated * Utilize therapy software appropriately and accurately * Effectively manage department budget * Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients * Assist in the evacuation of patients * Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance * Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment * Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team * Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours * Read, write, speak, and understand the English language An Equal Opportunity Employer

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