Post Acute Medical

  • Therapy Team Lead - PAM Rehabilitation Hospital of Richardson

    Job Location US-TX-Richardson
    ID
    2019-15081
    Category
    Therapy
    Facility
    PAM Rehabilitation Hospital of Richardson
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Therapy Team Lead 

    Full-Time

    Lead experience required for this position.

    Join the team at our brand new PAM Rehabilitation Hospital of Richardson!

    Post Acute Medical is committed to being the most trusted source for post-acute services in every community it serves by utilizing experienced and dedicated staff to provide high quality patient care and customer service. With over 25 Long Term Acute Care and Rehabilitation facilities currently in operation across the country, we are proud to offer services including comprehensive wound care, aquatic therapy, ventilator weaning, amputation treatment, pain management and much more.

    Joining our PAMily allows you to work in a collaborative environment with colleagues and leadership with exposure to a variety of patient care levels. Aside from our competitive pay, generous paid benefit time, and excellent insurance options, you will also have opportunities for professional growth through our Education Advancement Program.

    We are excited to learn more about you and hope that you consider joining us on a shared mission to improve the lives of others by being an integral part of our We Care Program. Please take a moment to visit us online at www.postacutemedical.com for a comprehensive look at how we're able to positively impact our local communities.

    Post Acute Medical is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

    Responsibilities

    The Therapy Team Lead is responsible for therapy department management, delivery, and coordination of services provided in an age-appropriate manner, consistent with the principles and practices of applicable therapy practice acts of the state where the hospital resides, the professional code of ethics, and the policies, procedures and guidelines of Post Acute Medical.  The Therapy Team Lead assists the Director of Rehab in therapy department/administrative responsibilities and other related duties as assigned or requested to a maximum of 30% administrative time.  The Therapy Team Lead is responsible for direct patient care for the population served in the inpatient or outpatient therapy setting(s). 

    • Implements and monitors process improvement, program outcomes, and patient satisfaction; ensures team involvement in and education about projects.
    • Provides input to assist with effective preparation and monitoring of program budgets.
    • Assesses the team program delivery and identifies opportunities for new program development.
    • Demonstrates support and provides assistance in marketing effort.
    • Participates in the development and implement of activities related to designated team.
    • Attends patient care conferences when requested by the Director of Rehab to monitor team participation and effectiveness of the process.
    • Provides clinical and/or administrative services appropriate to license/certification including direct-care service to patients of varying diagnoses and ages, as needed.
    • Participates in physician relations activities.
    • Oversees generation of the therapy schedule; ensures adequate staffing via rotation schedule of regular or placement of contract staff as needed.
    • Assists and collaborates with the Medical Director, physician or consultants, and other staff members of the rehabilitation team in circumstances where joint efforts are necessary.
    • Ensures organization/ cleanliness of treatment area(s).
    • Has knowledge of growth and development of patients of all ages.
    • Assesses, provides and interprets age specific data including response to treatment of patients of all ages, within scope of license.
    • Communicates with the family or significant others and involves the same in the decision-making related to plan of care of patients of all ages

     Administrative Duties

    • Participates in developing, maintaining and implementing policies and procedures to ensure compliance with various Post Acute and discipline-specific therapy standards of practice, as well as Medicare and The Joint Commission (TJC).
    • Assists the Rehab Services Director with the development of the annual budget and capital expense plans.
    • Serves as the team’s safety representative and assigns response teams for all applicable codes.
    • Performs regular audits of medical records for compliance to discipline-specific as well as other pertinent standards. Participates in interdisciplinary peer review of records.
    • Conducts and participates in routine meetings, as applicable to therapy team services.
    • Monitors team budget performance and ensures effective cost control and utilization of resources.
    • Monitors and trends productivity data to ensure appropriate staffing. Maintains cost-effective and efficient daily staffing pattern.
    • Monitors the use of contract staff and oversees their orientation to the department and documentation procedures.
    • Consistently meets deadlines and completes all of assigned tasks.
    • Covers hospital orientation segment on request.
    • Ensures timely coordination of therapy schedules.

    Qualifications

    Education and Training:  Current license as PT, OTR, SLP, PTA OR COTA in state where hospital resides required.  Current BLS certification required.

     

    Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years of clinical/patient care experience re.  Prior supervisory experience preferred.

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