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Program Director II, Physical Therapy - Houston, TX

Houston, Texas
Job #: 419562
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The Program Director will lead a team of therapists to ensure they provide clinically appropriate care to all of our patients. They are responsible for providing guidance and support to their team and to act as a liaison to our customers. The Program Director works with their team to ensure timely and accurate documentation. The Program Director provides training and development opportunities to their staff. They work with the facility to develop programs that will benefit the patients and assure long term result from their therapy.

Success Profile

What do you need to be a successful Program Director at Kindred? Here are the top traits we’re looking for:

  • Results-Driven
  • Self-Starter
  • Adaptable
  • Problem-Solver
  • Goal-Oriented
  • Entrepreneurial

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Great Workplace. Very supportive management. Flexible work schedule. Great documentation system. Company values and mission align with my own.

– Current Program Director, Panama City, FL

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Benefits

  • Healthcare

    We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

  • Benefits and Recognition

    Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

Job Details


Description

What makes KindredHealthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our therapists answer this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.

Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward environment, our therapists provide compassionate rehabilitation care and deliver exceptional patient experiences, meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life. The goal of inpatient rehabilitation is to help your patients live as independently as possible through specialized treatment programs.

Our care is designed specifically to help patients who have been impaired by an injury or illness such as a stroke, orthopedic or other neurological conditions. All of our rehabilitation hospitals feature care provided by an interdisciplinary rehabilitation team committed to helping patients progress to recovery. Our care is designed to help patients improve abilities and return to a more normal life.

As a Program Director II / Physical Therapy / PT you will:

  • Responsible for providing therapy services including assessment as applicable, treatment planning and therapeutic interventions in an interdisciplinary environment consistent with the discipline's qualifications,  professional practices and ethical standards. 
  • Accountable for and contribute to program development, quality improvement, problem solving, community education, and productivity enhancement in a flexible interdisciplinary fashion. 
  • Ensure for program staffing team supervision and development.
  • Monitor team members competency,  licenses/certifications,  and memberships in applicable professional organizations.
  • Coordinate the development of team members through structured activities.
  • Communicate and demonstrate a professional image/attitude for patients, families, clients, coworkers and others.
  • Promote adherence to policies and practices of applicable professional organizations, client SNF and RehabCare Group.
  • Contribute to client relations and community education activities.
  • Assures that all patient care activities are performed according to the company policies and procedures and all applicable state and federal laws and regulatory agencies.
  • Participate in coordination of facility quality management and program evaluation activities.
  • Participate in survey preparation activities
  • Interact with assigned program consultant.
  • Participate in facility safety committee activities.
  • Manage the delivery of care in the most cost effective manner.
  • Coordinate treatment activity between disciplines and team members.
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Qualifications

As a Program Director II / Physical Therapy / PT you will have:

  • A track record of successful management experience.
  • Successful patient care experience is preferred.
  • Experience working with a geriatric disabled population is desirable.
  • Provision of own transportation is necessary.

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