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Manager of Rehabilitation Services

Olmsted Medical Center - Rochester, MINNESOTA  
Statement of Position This position plans, organizes, and directs activities of the Rehabilitation Services department. Supervises, evaluates, and assigns responsibilities to department personnel. Confers with medical and nursing staffs in treatment of patients and assures adequate patient records are maintained. This position also establishes departmental policies and procedures. Experience as a physical therapist, occupational therapist, or speech therapist is required. Job Responsibilities: Directs the Rehabilitation Services staff. Supports and empowers staff to embrace the mission and value statements of the organization. Observes and evaluates treatment effect; recommends change to clinician if needed. Performs an appropriate assessment on all patients as related to the therapy requested and provided and reassessments as per policy. Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate. Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency of all rehabilitation services modalities. Maintains records pertinent to personnel and operation of the department. Prepares reports regarding rehabilitation services, e.g. utilization, performance improvement, service data, outcome data, and productivity, including long-term capital budget and short-term operational budget. Maintains performance improvement activities for the department. Performs competency evaluations and annual performance evaluations of all staff members. Provides education to staff on performance improvement. Plans and organizes orientation and in-service training for department staff members. Participates in guidance and educational programs. Performs management activities including interviewing, hiring, evaluating, and termination of employees; department staffing, and scheduling YourMembership. Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Occupational Therapist (OT)