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Bear Mountain Health Care Director of Rehabilitation Full Time in Newburyport, Massachusetts

Director of Rehabilitation

Brigham Health and Rehabilitation Center

Alpha Healthcare is a provider of Short-Term Rehab and Long-Term Care. Alpha Healthcare’s Vision is to exceed expectations with the highest quality healthcare in a safe, clean, supportive, and positive environment. To realize that Vision, our Mission is to engage every healthcare provider as a team member, using all necessary resources and technology to provide unmatched efficiency and accuracy when delivering that care. Our values originate from family. We embrace the strengths of respect, honesty, communication, and emotional intelligence when caring for each patient, family member and healthcare colleague.

Position Summary

In House Rehab Team


Full time (5 days per week - 30 hours)

Hourly position

Newburyport, MA

The Director of Rehabilitation manages activities of the Rehabilitation Department including clinical assessments and treatments, clinical documentation, compliance, billing, case management and the execution of Clinical Policies and Procedures. Provides quality Rehabilitation Services in licensed field (Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Language Pathology). Functions as liaison between all departments involved in reimbursement at the facility level regarding rehabilitation.

Benefits – Alpha Healthcare provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our employees. Current benefits include:

Competitive Salary

Medical Dental and Vision Insurance

Life Insurance

401(k) Retirement Plan

Sick Time

Vacation Time

Holiday Pay

Education, Experience, and Licensure/Certifications

Must have an active state license in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Language Pathology and meet the educational requirements as defined in the job description for that license type.

2 Years of experience in Skilled Nursing Facility Rehabilitation is preferred

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following. Additional duties may be assigned.

Overall coordination of all activities and services provided by the rehabilitation department.

Helps coordinate admissions of residents requiring skilled rehab services.

Evaluates, develops, organizes, and implements resident care programs through the utilization of selected treatment procedures in individual and group sessions.

Daily determines and schedules staff relative to patient needs to meet PPS requirements and meet efficiency standards.

Coordinates the rehab requirements and the plan of care of each resident.

Conducts patient referral marketing in conjunction with admissions’ programs.

Assures completion of required quality assurance and program evaluation activities.

Completes required HR functions including interviewing candidates, posting job openings, conducting performance/competency reviews, monitoring time sheets and managing the progressive discipline process.

Manages own caseload in all areas of identifying residents through screening process and scheduling treatment individually or in groups while maintaining efficiency expectations.

Provides oversight and direction of rehabilitation personnel and assists in the supervision and education of affiliating students.

Complies with ethical, regulatory, procedural, and professional standards and practice guidelines.

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