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Athena Health Care Systems Director of Therapy in Centerville, Massachusetts

Director of Therapy

Full-Time

Cape Regency Rehabilitation & Health Care Center - Centerville, MA

Posted 2 months ago

We are hiring a Director of Rehabilitation (Therapy) to join our dynamic care team at Cape Regency Rehab in Centerville, Massachusetts!

This is a salaried position starting at $95,000/year. Pay based on experience and interview.

Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life.

Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company.

In this department head role, you are responsible for the overall administration, clinical planning, development, marketing, and operations of the Rehab program within the facility. You manage and direct staff in the provision of program services to patients, residents, and clients.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s, as required for initial professional preparation, in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and/or Speech/Language Pathology.

  • Current licensure by the Board of Allied Health Professions required.

  • Current membership in professional organizations at the state and national level preferred.

  • Two to four years of clinical experience required; one to two years of supervisory experience with multi-disciplines preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that the quality and appropriateness of patient care meets or exceeds company and industry standards and ensures that all Rehab services are in compliance with state and federal legal, regulatory, accreditation and reimbursement guidelines.

  • Directs and assesses the scheduling of patients/residents for therapy services considering available treatment hours, staff resources and overall plan of care.

  • Participates in team meetings to formulate treatment plans, discuss progress and discharge planning, attends family/care giver conferences as needed or appropriate.

  • Reviews therapist documentation practices for clarity, conciseness and consistency with patient outcome goals and payor expectations.

  • Maintains a clinical caseload as needed.

  • Generates and analyzes financial, operational and productivity reports as required; contributes to the development of the annual operating and capital budget.

  • Ensures that weekly and monthly statistics, patient outcome data, and billing logs are accurate, complete and reported in a timely manner.

  • Maintains sufficient staffing by responding to changes with impact staffing needs; ensure appropriate levels of professional and paraprofessional staff and maintains the clinical skill levels needed for the Program in accordance with budgetary and company guidelines.

  • Supervises program staff in daily program operations and clinical activities; monitors staff efficiencies and routinely provides feedback. Continuously promotes interdisciplinary, clinical reasoning skills and best practices within rehabilitation.

  • Initiates the coordination of program development activities with the Administrator, Director of Nursing, Medical Director and other department directors for the purpose of introducing new and relevant services for the persons served and the community.

Specific Requirements:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

  • Ability to function effectively in multi-faceted systems and to interact effectively with all levels of staff and customers.

  • Must be knowledgeable in the Privacy Rule and ensure all staff comply with facility Privacy Practices policies and procedures.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.

About Athena Health Care Systems:

Cape Regency is managed by Athena Health Care Systems. Athena Health Care Systems, headquartered in Connecticut, has been a pioneer in delivering exceptional healthcare services since its establishment in 1984. Operating nursing homes across Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena stands out as one of the premier and highly regarded providers of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. Through our commitment to improving both the lives of our residents and the quality of our environments, we have transformed our managed facilities into thriving communities where residents enjoy an enhanced quality of life, and employees find a fulfilling and supportive work environment.

Become a vital part of our team committed to delivering exceptional care to the residents we serve.

Athena’s Benefits:

  • Competitive and Weekly Pay

  • Holiday Pay for Hourly and Salaried Employees

  • Overtime Pay for Hourly Employees

  • Career Advancement Opportunities

  • Exclusive Employer Discount Program

Benefits Available for Eligible Team Members:

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance

  • 401(k) with Employer Match

  • Vacation and Personal Time

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)

We are an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

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