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The Assistant Manager, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is responsible for the daily operations, overall quality of services, and program development provided by staff assigned to specified program/service areas.
Ensures that patient care is consistent with the Plan for Provision of Patient Care, The Nursing Standards of Care/Practice (if applicable), The Performance Improvement Plan, The Plan for Corporate Compliance, The Patient Education Plan and Professional Organization Standards.
Provides care while maintaining safety of the environment, utilizing appropriate communication with sensitivity and attention to special patient populations of diverse cultural backgrounds, age, development issues and physical disabilities.
What's this role all about?
Manages daily operations including staff work schedule, patient scheduling, case management, utilization/resource review, managing equipment, and supplies, identifies problems and effectively resolves issues, and holds staff accountable for operational expectations to meet yearly average of established productivity and financial targets for the areas of responsibility.
Assures compliance with all policies and procedures of service line, department and hospital for area of responsibility. Reviews staff documentation to assure quality, regulatory, and fiscal compliance. Ensures staff's ability to meet all documentation requirements. Identifies areas of deficiency, develops, implements, and follows up with action plans.
In collaboration with clinical leadership, ensures a systematic method of measuring clinical competence of staff in the area, including identification of training needs, on-going treatment observation, coaching, and corrective action as necessary. Clinical leadership includes assistant managers, associate directors, and other senior therapists throughout the department.
Assures all clinical competencies are completed within identified timeframes and recorded as appropriate.
Coordinates provision of orientation, in-services, and other training appropriate to the service line staff. Develops or updates orientation materials for all service lines for new or revised program(s) and communicates with team members in timely manner.
Supervises staffing resources and collaborates with other assistant mangers to meet staffing demands across the entire department. Coordinates with Recruitment and performs interviews and follow-ups with applicants. Maintains and updates work schedule to ensures a minimum of projected staffing for eight weeks. Holds monthly staff meetings and disseminates minutes. Anticipates and manages staffing needs for shortages, growth, and volume fluctuations and maintains < 10% turnover of staff overall.
Manages staff projects, participation in committees, or professional presentations while maintaining operational targets.
Participates in special projects, committees, and/or programs.
Provides direct patient care based on area needs, including patient treatment, coaching, and mentoring of staff.
Prepares staff and area for regulatory reviews and surveys (The Joint Commission, California Department of Public Health, Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities, etc.). Complies with hospital and departmental guidelines and ensures corporate compliance for all staff and human resource files are 100% complete. Ensures completion of monthly documentation audits and tracer audits within specified time frames. Ensure staff comply and can speak to regulations per area 95% of the time.
Assists with coordination of patient case conferences in order to promote optimal patient outcomes and team performance.
Ensures continuous improvement processes for clinical care, value, and patient experience for the assigned areas; including developing and implementation of improvement monitors, facilitation of performance improvement teams, and establishment of action plans with the associate director of the service line and quality coordinator. Participates in the annual determination of appropriateness, effectiveness, and efficiency of all monitors.
Utilizes knowledge of and completes responsibilities for current reimbursement specific to practice setting.
Participates in continuous learning and professional development and documents evidence.
Provides individualized, patient-centered care with respect to personal, cultural, spiritual beliefs and preferences; age-related cognitive and psychosocial needs; social support needs; gender, sexual orientation, and economic background
Bachelor's Degree of an accredited Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Pathology or Neuropsychology program required.
Master's Degree or Doctorate Preferred.
Physical Therapist License or Occupational Therapy License, or Speech Language Pathology License, or Psychology California State License
BLS CPR card
What else are we looking for?
Five years of clinical Experience.
Two years supervisory experience.
Working Title: Assistant Manager - Physical Med & Rehab
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