Director of Rehabilitation

Cottonwood Post-Acute Rehab - Woodland, CA (30+ days ago)

The Director of Rehab (DOR) is responsible for the day to day activities in the rehabilitation department of Cottonwood Post Acute Rehab.

This includes but is not limited to: the delivery of direct and indirect services to inpatients, supervision of all therapy personnel, interviewing and recommending new hires, and training of all therapy personnel.

The DOR is responsible for implementation of new programs to meet the needs of the facility and the residents. The DOR is delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out all assigned duties.


 Directly supervises and guides all therapy personnel, in an assigned facility which would include licensed, registered, certified therapists, assistance, aides and students.

 Daily scheduling for the department staff to meet the needs of the facility.

 Provides direct care and works with supervisor to determine appropriate caseload in tandem

with management responsibilities.

 Assures that the rehabilitation needs of the residents are met.

 Periodic reviews of the therapy services offered are updated to meet the standards of the

changing environment.

 Adherence to all regulatory standards as they pertain to the delivery of rehabilitation services.

 Ensures that all clinical documentation is complete, timely, and accurately reflects the services


 Conducts periodic department documentation review.

 Coordinates denials management activities of the department to ensure that claims are timely

and/or appeals timely and in accordance with company procedure.

 Meets and or exceeds the productivity standards as established with supervisor.

 Ensures that the services delivered are of the highest quality and meets all standards of practice.

 Implements new treatment programs.

 Monitors treatment programs for outcomes and adjusts plans of care in accordance.

 Assures that the department follows the established policies and procedures of the facility and

the company.

 Approves time cards and time worked by the department personnel.


 Provides evaluation input on department employees as well as instrumental in relationship

building with the local hospitals and referral sites.

 Attends and participates in facility and company meetings as agreed to with the facility and

approved by the supervisor.

 Consistently in-services all staff regarding safe work practices with emphasis on good body

mechanics, safety, and judgment to minimize work related injuries.

 Organizes rehabilitation orientation for new department personnel, ensures all paperwork is

completed timely and distributed to the appropriate human resources personnel.

 Completes billing documentation timely and accurately reflecting services provides in

accordance with company standards.

 Provides recommendations to supervisor on opportunities to improve company and services


 Identifies own areas of need for development, training and continuing education in conjunction

with supervisor

 Identifies potential leaders in the company as matched with specific job requirements

 Identifies new sources of business and contacts

 Promotes a positive attitude to staff, within staff, and to community regarding the company, its

mission statement, philosophies, and goals.


 Graduate of an approved curriculum in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Speech

Language Pathology.

 Is able to practice unencumbered.

 Is in good standing with all regulatory agencies and licensing boards.

 Possesses a minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience as a therapist.

 Working knowledge of Medicare and other payor sources.

 Full knowledge of resident’s rights.

 Exudes professionalism in presentation.

 Ability to multitask.

 Must be able to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in the English language

 CPR certification.


 Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.

 Must be able to lift up and over 100 pounds with assistance according to the resident’s abilities.

 Must be able to sit for extended periods of time and walk for extended periods of time.

 Must be able to travel whether by car and/or plane as necessary to reach assigned destination

in a reasonable time frame.

 Must be able to bend, squat, push, stoop, and pull as needed especially in fulfilling patient care


 Must be able to meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility,

including physical examination.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Bachelor's

Required work authorization:

  • United States