Assistant Director of Rehab
Company: Elderwood at Liverpool
Posted on: September 16, 2021
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Assistant Director of Rehabilitation Services team member
assists with ensuring
the health and well-being of our residents by
and quality therapy services. This position
is responsible for
administering skilled therapy treatments ensuring
that the highest degree
of quality resident care is maintained at all
times. This position
assumes the responsibilities of the Director
Services during absences as assigned.
IS A FT ADOR POSTION.... MUST HOLD BE A PT, OT OR
Assumes the duties of the Director of Rehabilitation Services in
absence of the Director.
2. Initiates skilled therapy
treatments in accordance with physician’s orders and rehabilitation
goals; maintains required contract with physician.
3. Maintains written
evaluations, progress notes, MDS records and discharge summaries
for residents in therapy program according to state, federal and
facility policies; makes written recommendations for
inter-disciplinary care planning and treatment.
4. Collaborates with other
members of the inter-disciplinary health care team to integrate
rehabilitation goals into the comprehensive care plan.
5. Provides input for Resident
Care Planning (RCP) and Resident/Family Care Plan Review meetings;
attends when appropriate; completes required documentation after
6. Maintains statistical
records of residents’ treatments.
7. Assists with education and
in-service trainings when needed.
8. Records and updates
residents’ care plan(s).
9. Informs resident or
qualified representative about care and treatment plan and possible
outcomes of treatment, or lack of treatment if resident refuses
participation in a therapy program.
10. Orients, trains and supervises
departmental personnel; assists with students assigned to the
facility or educational programs.
11. Compiles and submits
requisitions for supplies and equipment.
12. Acts as direct report for
Therapy/Rehab personnel in conjunction with Director.
13. Ensures all documentation is
processed accurately and timely.
14. Leads departmental meetings (in
Director’s absence) and attends the following inter-departmental
meetings when appropriate:
Assessment and Review Committee
Meeting for Department heads and Supervisors
15. Arrives to work on time,
regularly, and working as scheduled; responsible for own
16. Utilizes electronic timekeeping
system, if required.
17. Recognizes and follows the dress
code of the facility including wearing name tag at all
18. Performs assigned duties
according to the service excellence standards and goals established
for this position, and for all staff members of this
19. Attends facility meetings, staff
meetings, and required or preferred in-services.
20. Generates and develops ideas
which improve the quality of care for residents or increase
position productivity and satisfaction.
21. Performs all position duties
according to safety rules and practices required for this position,
and as required to ensure the general safety of staff, residents
and visitors of this facility.
22. Demonstrates knowledge and
understanding of all policies and procedures and ability to
reference them from appropriate manual.
23. Exhibits the highest level of
customer service towards residents, staff and visitors.
24. Consistently demonstrates the
ability to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner in
order to meet current needs, such as reprioritizing work as
25. Follows policy and procedure
regarding all electronic devices, computers, tablets,
26. Supports and abides by
Elderwood’s Mission, Vision, and Values.
27. Abides by Elderwood’s businesses
code of conduct, compliance and HIPAA policies.
28. Performs other duties as
assigned by supervisor, management staff or
- Licensed Occupational Therapist,
Physical Therapist, or Speech Language Pathologist professionally
educated in an accredited curriculum with a baccalaureate
- License to practice in the state
in which work is performed
- Must have interest in working
with the elderly and respect the rights of residents during care
and treatment services
- Displays genuine concern for the
elderly and patient and compassionate attitude
- Current, valid CPR/BLS
- Possession of ability to teach,
inspire and motivate others; ability to organize workload, delegate
assignments and promote teamwork required
- Experience in the geriatric
field of Occupational/Physical Therapy or
- Speech Language Pathology
- Experience with computer
hardware and software including
- Microsoft Office
Elderwood expects all current and new
employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be
required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may
request a medical exemption from vaccination.
EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and
employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without
regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion,
gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or
veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other
protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the
performance of the work involved.
Keywords: Elderwood at Liverpool, Syracuse , Assistant Director of Rehab, Other , Camillus, New York
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