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Title: REHAB PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Location: Lakeland Area
Salary: COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION (DOE)
Large provider of contract rehabilitative therapy in facilities across the country. They provide rehab care and services to patients in skilled nursing facilities, assisted living residences, outpatient centers, home health agencies and other health care settings across the nation.
REHAB PROGRAM COORDINATOR: WE NEED A LICENSED THERAPIST WITH SOME PROGRAM COORDINATOR OR MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
In addition to the essential job functions of the staff therapist, the primary non-treatment activities of the Rehab Program Coordinator are to:
*Communicate with District Manager on all rehab related issues within facility in a timely manner. Relay communications from DM to staff when requested. DM may request RPC address some issues as the DM’s surrogate.
*Be active in facilitating the Scope of Service activities in a facility within the guidelines established by DM.
*Be a role model for therapy staff for professional, positive attitude.
*Assist rehab team in coordination of optimal interdisciplinary patient scheduling and establishing a group treatment schedule that is most appropriate to patients’ needs
*Assist DM in scheduling of staff around vacation and sick absences that incorporates direct patient care time sustainment
*Effectively communicate with MDS Coordinator and transdisciplinary team to determine accuracy of appropriate minutes per rehab category, and assure appropriate input.
*Ensure timely completion of all billing documentation through daily review of CPT Logs and notifies DM of issues.
*Demonstrate thorough knowledge of the Medicare process including communicating with facility staff in setting of assessment reference date, use of grace days, and parameters
*Facilitate clinical discussion around appropriate mix with all team members using clinical extenders as appropriate.
*Review RST logs daily to determine: a)If planned minutes by all disciplines are completed, and communicates variances with rehab staff/DM. b)If actual minutes are recorded daily by rehab staff. c)Clinical staffing needs for daily and weekend coverage. d)If ARD coincides with MDS. Communicate differences to the MDS Coordinator.
*Work with rehab staff to educate and train the PPS process, using clinical extenders as appropriate, to meet patient needs in a cost effective manner.
*Be the primary on-site coordinator for billing system issues and ROM completion.
*Complete facility reports, such as roll call and ROM reports, within required deadlines as directed by DM.
*Comply with Beverly's Code of Conduct, policies and procedures contained in company, Federal and State requirements and regulations.
*Serve as primary contact for Executive Director/Facility Administrator for day to day issues in regards to the rehab department
*Oversee the patient screening/patient identification process in building, for new admits, change of condition, and quarterly assessments. Reports back to DM on process improvement needs.
*Graduate from an accredited program for Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Speech-Language Pathology.
*Must possess and maintain current state or national certification and/or licensure in accordance with the state-specific practice.
*Must possess problem-solving skills of the type and at a level necessary to accomplish the job.
*Must demonstrate good time management and organizational skills.
*Must be able to relate professionally, positively and cooperatively with patients, patients’ family members and facility staff.
*Must meet all local health regulations; pass post-offer drug test, background check and post-offer employment physical exam if required.
*Must meet Clinical Competency requirements upon hire and as needed.
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