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Multi Site Program Director - Jefferson City, MO Area

Jefferson City, Missouri
Job #: 395135

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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

A View of Kindred


  • 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.

  • Bonuses & Recognition

    Retention bonus, Employee of the Month Recognition, and Individual Recognition for going “Above & Beyond”.

Job Details


The Market Program Director is accountable for and contributes to clinical program development, quality assurance and improvement, daily problem solving, customer relations and management, and multi-site employee engagement.  This position is also responsible for supervising and supporting multiple Rehab Clinical Coordinators and their activity at assigned sites of service.


·Ensures for clinical program team supervision and development, to include specific clinical program implementation and required training.

·Monitors all therapy team members competencies through Quality Assurance validation process and supports ongoing education plans.

·Coordinates the quarterly results of the RehabCare Quality Impact Tool for approriate clinical program selection, areas of opportunityfor therapy team, and communication to client

·Assesses clinical needs and interacts with and guides clinical programming with assigned program consultant and other resources.

·Coordinates the peer review audit process and supports and implements education plans.

·Contributes to community education activities such as marketing events, specific topic presentations, and other areas identified in partnership with our clients.

·Owns new employee orientation process to include clinical, regulatory and company policy elements.

·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, as well as according to evidence based guidelines.

·Monitors facility patient outcomes results as a measure of therapy performance and utilizes outcomes for marketing and patient Celebrate Success initiatives.

·Coordinates Employee Engagement activities to include therapist performance reviews, engagement, training, general supervision, etc.

·Participates in care coordination and utilization meetings and activities referencing clinical appropriateness of our treatment plans.


·Performs monthly invoicing and supports triple check validation for accuracy.

·Manages the delivery of care in the most cost effective manner.

·Participates in coordination of facility quality management and program evaluation activities.

·Schedules and leads monthly Client Report Review.

·Reviews and completes Smart alerts daily for assigned sites of service.

·Supervises and supports overall ADR/Appeals process.

·Contributes to development of improved efficiency and patient related program functions.

·Utilizes our Recognize CORE program to acknowledge positive behaviors from our therapists



  • Graduate of a four year bachelors degree therapy program is preferable. 


  • Applicable and current license to practice as an evaluating therapist is preferable.


  • Track record of successful management experience and successful patient care experience is preferred.
  • Experience working with a geriatric population is desirable.
  • Two plus years experience working as a therapist with patients/residents/clients in a related setting is also preferable.


  • Communicates and demonstrates a professional image/attitude for patients, families, clients, coworkers and others.
  • Promotes adherence to policies and practices of applicable professional organizations, client, Kindred Healthcare and RehabCare Group.
  • Ability to travel in the community to meet clients/customers.
  • Frequent and prolonged bending, stooping, crouching walking and standing.
  • Ability to communicate.
  • Provision of own transportation is necessary.
  • Approximate time required to travel:   Frequent

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