Therapy Program Coordinator
Company: Encore Rehabilitation Services, LLC
Posted on: August 7, 2022
NEW Therapy Program Coordinator
32 hours/week - eligible for benefits!
Great Opportunity for PTA - RPT or SLP
Join the Encore Team and love where you work!!
The Therapy Program Coordinator provides administrative support to
clinicians, therapy assistants, and other support staff in smaller
sites of service with a maximum revenue of
$20,000. The Therapy Program Coordinator under direction of the RVP
is accountable for the daily administrative operations and
coordination of the Therapy Department including, but not limited
to, maintaining accurate recordkeeping, calculating productivity
and efficiency standards, promoting customer service, and complying
with State regulations and Company policies and procedures. The
Therapy Program Coordinator typically treats a caseload more than
half of their workday and coordinate at Encore's small sites of
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other
duties may be assigned.
Checks regularly with Nursing and Admissions Departments to
determine status of newly admitted and to-be-admitted patients with
respect to medical condition, history and rehabilitation service
needs (in conjunction with licensed clinical oversight). Routinely
reviews patient medical records for physician rehabilitation
orders. Informs rehabilitation staff of patient status.
With clinical oversight, coordinates with therapists to ensure
screening of patients, determine rehabilitation needs and contact
physicians for appropriate orders within 24 hours of screen.
Coordinates all patients screening practices in accordance with
clinical policy and procedure.
Coordinates, monitors and manages patient and rehabilitation team
schedules to meet patient treatment plan goals for effectiveness
Implements patient and staff schedules and various control
strategies so that all patients' treatment plan goals are met.
Responsible for the department's computerized tracking and billing
systems and for implementing changes that may be indicated.
With clinical and RVP oversight coordinates facility-based staffing
assignments and ensures adequate coverage of therapists to meet
Tracks MDS Assessment Period Data to include disciplines (number of
disciplines treating), treatment days/week and daily treatment
time. Communicates data to MDS Coordinator.
Assists RVP to Ensure all rehabilitation staff, including aides,
are supervised according to state practice acts, federal
regulations and discipline-specific association bylaws.
With clinical oversight coordinates economical indirect time
management strategies such that requirements for patient care
planning and other facility-based meetings are efficiently
Services a caseload, treating patients most of the working day, and
in accordance with established standards.
In consultation with the Regional Vice President and with licensed
clinical oversight, as may be required, provides overall general
department coordination to include rehabilitation care compliance,
clinical and billing documentation compliance, quality assurance,
equipment and supplies management and staffing management and
Coordinates rehabilitation department meetings as needed to include
patient review, schedule and coverage issues, and department issue
Assist with recruitment and retention of facility-based
rehabilitation staff in consult with the Regional Vice President
and other designated staff regarding personnel assessments and
Coordinates with RVP to Orientate new staff to company and facility
policies and procedures.
Implements directives/policies and procedures as developed for
Encore Rehabilitation Services and monitors staff adherence.
Generates special reports/data as needed to assist Regional Vice
President in assessing the efficiency of operations.
Communicates and interacts with facility personnel to ensure
continued satisfaction with delivery of care.
Assists in the resolution of staff, service, and patient-related
issues in consult with Regional Vice President and licensed
Assists Regional Vice President, with all facility-based
rehabilitation staff regarding staff development, performance
management, and safety and wellness.
Maintains appropriate relationships and rapport with coworkers,
residents, family members and facility personnel.
Attends in-service and facility meetings as required.
Assists RVP, with in-service education to the members of the
resident's care team and education to the community within the
context of proper scope of practice. Consults with licensed
supervisor with any scope of practice questions.
Complies with all infection control, Universal Precautions and OSHA
standards for the healthcare professional.
Reports to work on time and coordinates schedule to achieve maximum
productivity and efficiency during assigned shift.
Assists with and participates in quality assurance programs as
Adheres to established confidentiality standards per Administrative
Authorization access as defined in the HIPAA policy and procedure
Projects a positive and professional image at all times.
Other Job duties as assigned.
RECOMMENDED MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Current state licensure/certification as a Physical Therapist,
Physical Therapy Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Certified
Occupational Therapy Assistant, or Speech Pathologist.
Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a long-term care setting
Experience in long-term care, including supervisory experience
Possess strong interest or knowledge in PPS, financial and
statistical analysis, and prospective payment.
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