Director of Rehab

Fresno, CA

Here at Dycora Transitional Health & Living, we believe that together we can inspire strength and hope! 

We provide both short-term rehabilitation and long-term care at the highest professional standards, along with comprehensive skilled nursing and progressive treatment plans promoting quality care that inspires our patients positively. An interdisciplinary care team made up of nursing staff, therapist(s), resident dietitian, activities and social services develop a customized plan of care that addresses specific care needs and therapy goals necessary for the resident to reach their personal goals.

We rely on and trust our team to provide the best patient care and create a compassionate environment. In this role, ensuring that all of our patients are treated with dignity and respect will be at the core of your care. You will empower our patients, recognizing their ability to make their own choices while guiding them with kindness and understanding through challenging times. We take pride in our supportive network and are looking to expand our team with more amazing individuals who share our values and mission.

Responsibilities: 

  • Manages the rehabilitation program for the facility or designated facilities. 
  • Manages rehab staffing levels and patient care levels to meet clinical and operational needs. 
  • Ensures ongoing rollout of new policies and procedures to departmental staff. 
  • Participates in facility performance improvement program. 
  • Participates in facility marketing activities as indicated. 
  • Displays appropriate written and verbal communication skills and responds in a timely manner. 
  • Ensures ongoing communication with patients, clients and team members in order to keep them informed of key issues and program development opportunities, and to maintain strong customer relations at all times. 
  • Manages productivity standard to meet clinical and operational goals. 
  • Evaluates and provides counseling to team members. 
  • Reviews the medical records assuring federal and state requirements and conditions of participation for Medicare, Medicaid and other alternative payment models met. 
  • Implements appropriate facility procedures to meet facility standards. 
  • Performs other duties as required or directed by Supervisor. 
  • Consistently attends work and provides appropriate notice for scheduled vacations. 
  • Demonstrates consistent knowledge and application of Medicare and other reimbursement regulations. 
  • Delivers direct patient care in the appropriate discipline. 
  • Facilitates appropriate utilization and appearance of rehabilitation space. 
  • Monitors that a preventative maintenance program is in place for the equipment utilized within the department and reports any problems to the appropriate personnel. 
  • Communicates effectively with patients, clients and team members regarding specific programs, goals, objectives, problems and successes. 
  • Ensures complete orientation to the department and facility and ongoing training of the rehab staff including departmental specifics and work injury prevention. 
  • Ensures accuracy and reconciliation of billing data in accordance with billing deadlines. 
  • Review and monitor revenue and expenses and initiate appropriate action plans to ensure budget goals are met or exceeded. 
  • Actively participates in the recruitment, hiring and orientation of new staff. Models appropriate professional behavior and acts as a mentor to team members. 
  • Reviews documentation practices for clarity, conciseness and consistency with patient outcome goals. 
  • Ensures, communicates and coordinates departmental functions in a constructive manner that helps build team rapport and effectiveness through compassion. 

Qualifications:

  • 3 years of clinical experience with some prior management experience preferred. 
  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech-language pathology school. Licensed by the state in which the therapist resides or practices, according to state requirement. 
  • If non-licensed therapist high school graduate or equivalent. 

Dycora Transitional Health & Living is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, veteran status, disability, history of disability or perceived disability.