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Program Director - Physical Therapy - PT

Long Beach, California
Job ID: 389688
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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.

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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.

  • Bonuses & Recognition

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

Job Details


Description

Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services is currently seeking a Program Director to manage our med/surg and outpatient therapy team at Community Hospital Long Beach! Kindred Healthcare is the largest diversified provider of post-acute care services in the United States and we partnered with Community Hospital Long Beach to bring the very best rehabilitation services to the community. A Fortune magazine Most Admired Healthcare Company for nine years, Kindred's mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, family member, employee and business partner we serve.

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


  • Provide 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.
  • Contribute to and be accountable for program development, quality improvement, problem solving, community education, and productivity enhancement in a flexible interdisciplinary fashion.
  • Ensure 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.
  • Contribute to client relations and community education activities.
  • Assure 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.




Qualifications

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

  • An active California Physical Therapist license.
  • 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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