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Director of Rehabilitation Services

Company: Hamilton Health Care System
Location: Dalton
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Quinton Memorial Health and Rehabilitation Dalton, GA Hamilton Long Term Care - Dalton GA Essential Skill/Knowledge Functions:

  • Coordinatesand manages all related aspects of care delivery for Rehabilitation Services atthe designated HLTC facility.
  • Oversees operations, programs, and therapy services ininpatient and outpatient Rehabilitation Services.
  • Assists with planning and implementation of patient andnon-patient care activities to achieve desired clinical outcomes andorganizational objectives and program development.
  • Develops and grows the staff, establishing soundrelationships with physicians, clinicians, nurses, and other key stakeholdersto accomplish service line goals.
  • Ensures continuous process improvement and redesign intherapy services and patient experience.
  • Engages in research and integrates evidence-based practiceinto clinical, operational, financial, logistical, and leadership processes.
  • Develops and maintains systems which build and enhance thefacility's reputation for being the unparalleled provider of rehab to theelderly and demonstrate the facility's approach to interdisciplinary care.
  • Communicating regularly with facility administrator and HLTCsupport.
  • Managing use of computerized systems to optimize data qualityand maximize therapist efficiency.
  • Managing Medicare Medical Review and Denials Managementprocess
  • Monitors financial performance of rehab department andeffectively seeks methods to improve this performance while ensuring that thefacility's standards are consistently observed.
  • Contributes to professional development of self andfacility's rehabilitation/therapy staff.
  • Provides patient care as appropriate and necessary, followingthe position description for the applicable clinical discipline in whichlicensure or certification is held
  • Displays appropriate written and verbal communication skillsand responds in a timely manner.
  • Ensures ongoing communication with patients, clients and teammembers in order to keep them informed of key issues and program developmentopportunities, and to maintain strong customer relations at all times.
  • Manages productivity standard to meet clinical andoperational goals.
  • Evaluates and provides counseling to team members.
  • Reviews the medical records assuring federal and staterequirements and conditions of participation for Medicare, Medicaid and otheralternative payment models met.
  • Implements appropriate facility procedures to meet facilitystandards.
  • Performs other duties as required or directed by FacilityAdministrator, Director of Operations and Vice President of HLTC.
  • Consistently attends work and provides appropriate notice forscheduled vacations.
  • Demonstrates consistent knowledge and application of Medicareand other reimbursement regulations.
  • Delivers direct patient care in the appropriate discipline.
  • Facilitates appropriate utilization and appearance ofrehabilitation space.
  • Communicates effectively with patients, clients and teammembers regarding specific programs, goals, objectives, problems and successes.
  • Ensures accuracy and reconciliation of billing data inaccordance with billing deadlines.
  • Review and monitor revenue and expenses and initiateappropriate action plans to ensure budget goals are met or exceeded.
  • Actively participates in the recruitment, hiring andorientation of new staff. Models appropriate professional behavior and acts asa mentor to team members.
  • Reviews documentation practices for clarity, conciseness andconsistency with patient outcome goals.
  • Ensures, communicates and coordinates departmental functionsin a constructive manner that helps build team rapport and effectivenessthrough compassion. Essential Administrative Functions:
    • Attends and participates in continuing educational programs tokeep abreast on changes in your field as well as to maintain currentlicensure/certification, as required.
    • Attends and participates in mandatory in-services.
    • Honors patient's rights to fair and equitable treatment,self-administration, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights,including the right to wage complaints.
    • Complies with Corporate Compliance Program.
    • Reports job-related functions/tasks that involve occupationalhazards including exposure to blood and body fluids and others as necessary.
    • Follows established safety procedures when performing job tasksand/or working with equipment.
    • Follows established safety regulations, to include fireprotection/prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, etc.
    • Performs other related duties as necessary and as directed bysupervisors.
    • Complies with all Privacy & Security programs.
    • Communicates well with patients and family members providing warmand friendly greeting and an approachable attitude to family/visitors/patientsand responds to expressed concerns while displaying a helpful, caring demeanor,answers questions when appropriate in a professional manner. Licensure/Certification/Education Requirements
      Associate's, Bachelor's or Master's Degree inPhysical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Speech Pathology. A Masters or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy, Speech Pathology or Occupational Therapy. Required License: Current GA license to practice in PT, PTA, OT, COTA, orSLP
      Other Training, Skills, and Experience Requirements
      Computer skills including word processing,spreadsheets, internet, MS Office. Demonstrated ability to manage clinicaloperations, business and financial planning, and quality improvement projects.Leads and develops staff members. Strong operations, communication, financial,and customer service skills required. Preferred Experience: 5 years ofsupervisory experience of clinical rehabilitation services. Hamilton Health Care System
      PO Box 1900
      Dalton, GA 30720-1900
      Hamilton Medical Center
      1200 Memorial Drive
      Dalton, GA 30722-1168

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