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PDU - Class 15Louisville, Kentucky

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Job # 404727 Date posted 08/24/2021


Purpose of the PDU Program

The purpose of the KHRS PDU program is to: 1) Provide for PD succession planning 2) Develop bench-strength within the area for future KHRS business expansion 3) Provide career development opportunities for KHRS employees 4) Provide additional support for PDs and ADOs 5) Increase customer and employee satisfaction

PDU Candidate Prerequisite Criteria

The following core skills are considered as prerequisites for therapists seeking consideration for a PDU designation:

  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills as exemplified through their interaction with other members of the rehab team.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational skills as exemplified in their daily clinical practice.
  • Possesses strong clinical background and expertise.
  • Demonstrates strong personal interaction and communication skills as evidenced by their interpersonal relationships with peers and facility staff.
  • Functions as an active and contributing interdisciplinary team member as exemplified by their daily clinical involvement.
  • Candidate must have at least one year of long-term care experience
  • Candidate must be willing to commit one year to completing the program. However, if a need arises the employee may begin a position as a PD prior to program completion upon ADO approval.
  • Experience criteria may be waived with ADO approval


PDU Minimum Expectations

  • Potentially willing to relocate
  • Timely completion of homework assignments
  • Active participation on PDU training calls
  • Willing to fill in for current PD of their facility and other surrounding facilities as needed
  • Must remain in good standing for all areas of job performance
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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & 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.

  • Healthcare

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

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

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

  • Wellness Program

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

  • Community

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

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Rehabilitation is the key to everything we do. And our caring, compassionate therapists are proud to lead the way. As one of the largest providers of rehabilitation therapy in the country, we’ve been managing rehab for more than 30 years. Whether you are a physical, occupational or speech-language therapist, we have opportunities that allow you to provide exceptional care in an environment committed to career growth and continual learning and support.

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