Location: Good Samaritan Society Estherville
Address: 1646 5th Ave N, Estherville, IA 51334-1799 USA
Employment Type: Full-Time
Supervises a therapy services department; develops and implements overall therapy policies, procedures, services and programs. Develops and implements overall post-acute, long-term care and home health rehabilitation services policies and procedures and treatment protocols consistent with the health care facility's vision, mission and strategic plan.
Supervises and expands health rehabilitation teams and programs to ensure efficient and effective operations in the rehabilitation services department. Participates in the measurement, assessment and improvement of rehabilitation services and programs to produce quality patient care with optimal patient outcomes. Provides input for the annual operating and capital expenditure budgets for the rehabilitation services department. Assists and encourages in the contribution of strategic planning, day-to-day operations and attainment of the strategic initiatives of the organization. Provides day-to-day work guidance for a team or work group often in a shift and/or in the completion of tactical processes. Uses a combination of knowledge and experience to provide technical direction. Performs staff work in their area of expertise along with providing formal leadership and provide patient care to meet department needs. Accountable for expense management and team financial/quality/service/ efficiency targets. Aware of budget targets and team's impact to achievement of financial goals. Has discretion over limited expenditures for the work unit. Plans, organizes and delivers specialized therapy programs that help clients/patients recover and improve their mobility, relieve pain, and increase strength. Therapists will conduct examinations, evaluations, and interventions patients who are affected by injury or disease. Utilizes tools and techniques to administer therapy interventions following safeguards. Therapists will documents client's/patient's information for evaluation; establishes therapeutic plans and modifies them if necessary. Educates clients/patients and their family members about treatment plans/schedules and self-exercises to be continued at home. Knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-related treatments relating to the needs of clients/patients. Demonstrate and incorporate knowledge of current research into daily treatment of clients/patients. May treat individuals of all ages with varying diagnosis and disorders. Will demonstrate documentation in accordance with departmental guidelines and meet all regulatory requirements. Demonstrates level of treatment associated with their specialty provided to their clients/patients. Follows and adheres to accepted clinical practice guidelines of professional organization. Seeks opportunities to help others learn as teacher, coach, and mentor. Assists in the collection and preparation of required budget information. Promotes organizational learning through knowledge management, training and development, and sharing key experiences. Deploys new procedures to improve the effectiveness of rehabilitation programs. Establishes best practices and procedures to produce high quality rehabilitation programs. Demonstrates knowledge of development and delivery of patient education for diverse audiences. Leads in establishing work procedures and evaluation processes for therapeutic patient care. Champions the use of therapeutic intervention strategies in compliance with laws and standards. Develops a culture in which all members work constructively to improve the performance of individuals and the team. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area. Follows guidelines, regulations, standards and safety procedures in the therapy process.
Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure. Two years of experience in therapy and rehabilitation. Requires current licensure as an Occupational, Physical, Speech Therapist, Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant or Physical Therapist Assistant in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position. Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care providers required or within the first 60 days of employment. When applicable, may require valid driver's license.
Travel up to 50%
The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit https//www.good-sam.com/jobs/benefits
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit https//www.good-sam.com/lp/careers/eeo-and-affirmative-action
Req ID: 43583