The primary function is to provide leadership, clinical and financial direction to multiple site Therapy Departments. The RRD is responsible for ensuring the delivery of quality care in accordance with CMS guidelines in the Therapy departments. In addition, the RRD guides the FRD in the coordination of the RUG determination, Part B and Managed Care utilization and promoting customer service with all other departments, physicians, patients, families, etc.
To provide guidance, monitoring and support in the following areas for the FRD’s in region. Staff department to achieve minimum productivity. Schedule and monitor contract labor prudently. Strive to meet the facility’s labor budget. Recruit, orient, train, and schedule Rehab staff to manage the patient volume. Show cost-saving initiatives through process improvement plans. Orient and train staff in Skilled PPS model of service delivery. Utilize scheduling software for Therapist and Patient schedules. Develop proficiency in therapy billing software. Complete FRD quarterly bonus review, and provide guidance and recommendations on correcting deficiencies.
Monitor facility performance and provide guidance and recommendations to FRD on meeting financial goals of RUG rate, Part B utilization, length of stay, managed care rate, and ancillary services.
Participate in program development.
Identify best practices/protocols per discipline and share with other regions . Encourage interdisciplinary care through integration with nursing services, MDS coordinator(s), social services, physicians, business office staff, etc. Provides or schedule in-service training education for the Rehab staff and other facility staff. Oversee the coordination of student/internship programs with the colleges and universities as requested and appropriate. Complete quarterly facility audits and FRD quarterly bonus reviews and provide corrections and recommendations on any deficiencies.
Understand implementation of all standards and regulations. Oversight responsibility for the COMPLIANCE following Federal Regulations:
F-221 Restraints F-326 Therapeutic Diet
F-310 ADLs F-327 Hydration
F-406 Provision of Rehab Services
F-317 Contracture Prevention
F-369 Adaptive Equipment
F-324 Prevention of Accidents
Comply with all facility policies related to safety and infection control procedures including the proper use of mechanical lifts, gait belts and personal protective equipment.
Participate in Annual Mock Surveys and complete quarterly audits and provide corrections and recommendations on any deficiencies.
Depending upon your job classification you may be eligible for participation in our comprehensive benefits program.
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