This role requires a strong leader who can effectively manage a team of therapists and ensure quality patient care. The ideal candidate will have experience in both clinical and administrative settings and be able to balance the demands of both.
Manage and oversee the operations of the rehabilitation department in compliance with regulations and company policies. This includes setting and monitoring goals and objectives for the department, and identifying areas for improvement.
Hire, train, and manage a team of rehabilitation therapists, including physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech therapists. The Director of Rehabilitation will provide regular supervision, feedback, and coaching to the team, and ensure their professional development.
Develop and implement programs and initiatives that improve patient outcomes and satisfaction. This may include developing evidence-based treatment protocols, implementing innovative therapy techniques, and collaborating with interdisciplinary teams to improve care coordination.
Monitor and analyze clinical metrics to identify areas for improvement and implement changes as needed. This includes monitoring patient outcomes, therapy utilization, and staff productivity, and using data to identify trends and opportunities for improvement.
Collaborate with facility administrators and other healthcare professionals to coordinate care and ensure the highest quality of service. The Director of Rehabilitation will work closely with the the therapist and other departments to ensure that rehabilitation services are integrated into the overall care delivery model, and that the rehabilitation team is aligned with the goals and priorities of the facility.
Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including patients, families, and referral sources. This includes attending meetings with families and referral sources to ensure that rehabilitation services meet their needs, and building a reputation for excellence in rehabilitation services within the region.
Bachelor's degree in a related field, such as Physical Therapy, or Occupational Therapy.
Master's degree in a related field is preferred.
Current licensure as a Physical Therapist, or Occupational Therapist
Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience in rehabilitation therapy, with at least 3 years in a management or leadership role. The ideal candidate will have experience in a variety of settings, such as acute care, subacute care, and outpatient settings.
Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills. The Director of Rehabilitation must be able to effectively lead and motivate a team of therapists, and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders..
Knowledge of regulatory requirements and compliance standards. The Director of Rehabilitation must have a strong understanding of state and federal regulations related to rehabilitation services, and ensure that the department is in compliance with these requirements.
Proficient in using computer software, such as electronic medical records and productivity tracking tools. The Director of Rehabilitation must be comfortable using technology to manage and monitor department operations.
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
Compensation: Competitive Salary based on experience
- 8 hour shift
- Day shift
- Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate:
Staten Island, NY 10301: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
- Management: 3 year (Preferred)
Work Location: One location
Verrazano Nursing & Post-Acute Center is a 120-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located in Staten Island, NY. Verrazano Nursing & Post-Acute Center is committed to ensuring the highest quality of life for all our residents, helping each to get stronger, healthier and happier. Verrazano Nursing Home is a highly recommended health care center. The center is licensed by the New York State Department of Health as a Skilled Nursing Facility. We are certified by Medicare, Medicaid and Private Insurance Programs. As you begin your search for nursing homes in the Staten Island area, you will find a true home away from home at Verrazano. A family-run business, our doors have been open for over 40 years. Speak with friends and family in the neighborhood and ask in which nursing home their loved ones live. If you’re looking for a close-knit, family-like environment with one-on-one attention, you’ll love what you find at Verrazano.