Director of Rehab / Physical Therapist Assistant

Reliant Rehabilitation - Leon, IA3.0

Full-timeEstimated: $44,000 - $62,000 a year
Reliant Rehabilitation is seeking a full-time Physical Therapist Assistant, Director of Rehab for our Skilled Nursing Facilities in Leon and Lamoni Iowa! Please call or email for most up to date information regarding openings.

To apply, email

Charity Leisering, Talent Acquisition Specialist at 214/491-0048.

Company Overview:
Reliant Rehabilitation is a leading provider of rehabilitation management services - providing programs to Acute Care Hospitals, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Subacute Facilities, LTACHs, Rehab Hospitals, and CCRCs across the United States. We have a proven track record as a results-oriented partner and are looking for motivated and talented candidates to join our team.

Reliant Rehabilitation believes that the most important differentiating quality of outstanding organizations is the set of values that inspires, unites and sustains them. Values are constant and enduring, and precede and underlie business plans, policies, procedures, practices, performance and outcomes. The company's values are:

We are committed to the highest level of standards and integrity
We will profit in direct proportion to our ability to effectively meet the needs of our customers.
We strive to create an environment of mutual respect and teamwork.
We are committed to providing our customers with innovative solutions to their needs.
At Reliant Rehabilitation we are committed to adhering with the laws and regulations that govern the provision of healthcare services. The Company’s success depends on our ability to monitor our compliance with applicable Federal and State statutes and to prevent waste and abuse. Reliant Rehabilitation is nationally recognized by our successful patient outcomes, compliance with laws and regulations and success rates with medical review. This accomplishment is accredited to our ability to develop and implement training for our team so they can strive to “Make a Difference Where it Counts”.

Reliant has adopted a compliance program called, “Do the Right Thing”. Our program is designed to ensure that we provide each team member with the necessary tools in all aspects of the ever-changing federal, state and local rules and guidelines related to billing, supervision, patient rights and specific policy and procedures that impact our business. This provides all team members with the same opportunity for excellence in our effort to adhere to laws and regulations that govern payment for our services.

Job Summary:
The Rehab Director is responsible for managing and supervising the rehabilitation department to meet resident needs, the company’s fiscal requirements and federal and state regulations. The Rehab Director will achieve specific patient care, employee relations, customer service, and financial objectives through strong leadership and effective management of staff, customers, and referral sources.

Assigns resident caseload and other responsibilities to staff.
Supervises, orients, trains, evaluates and counsels department employees to improve their job performance and to maintain high standards of care.
Assists with hiring and terminating department employees.
Establishes center specific policies and procedures for the department and assures employee compliance.

Ensures compliance with a medical records system that:
is accurate and concise;
meets governmental and third party payor requirements;
minimizes duplication;
reflects a clear picture of the resident’s problems, the therapist’s intervention, and the resident outcomes.
Communicates and coordinates department functions with other services in a constructive manner that helps builds team rapport and effectiveness.
Communicates effectively with administration regarding department programs, goals, objectives, problems and successes.
Assures that the department complies with corporate and central policies and procedures.
Communicates effectively to the public and to medical personnel outside the center regarding the therapy services offered by Reliant Rehabilitation.
Participates in utilization review, quality assurance, resident care conferences, admission meetings, department head meetings, community education planning, and rehabilitation conferences.
Responsible for revenue and expense controls to meet budgetary requirements.
Establishes goals and objectives for the department and implements activities to accomplish them.
Ensure clinicians report required MDS information accurately and on time.
Some travel required.
Identify, achieve, and maintain quality of services.

Required Credentials:
Must hold a license as one of the following: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Certified Therapy Assistant, or Speech Language Pathologist.
Two (2) years of experience as a therapist.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to walk, bend, stand, and reach constantly during a work day/shift.
Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give directions.
Ability to participate in sustained activities for many hours in duration in accordance with state labor laws.