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Program Director II Physical Therapist - Sycamore, ILSycamore, Illinois

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Job # 441198 Date posted 08/12/2022

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Kindred Hospital Sycamore- Sycamore, IL

Setting: Long Term Acute Care Hospital

We are the largest contract manager of hospital-based acute rehabilitation programs in the country, serving 100 hospitals in 27 states.  We provide rehabilitation services, including physical, occupational and speech-language therapies to virtually every care setting including inpatient, outpatient, skilled nursing, home health, long-term acute care and assisted living. With locations across 47 states, we are certain to have a rehab job for you.

Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.

The goal of our team is to focus on each patient as an individual to ensure that we are meeting their clinical needs and creating a fun and dynamic healing environment. Each employee’s dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine’s “Most Admired Healthcare Company” for 8 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives.

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.

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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  • 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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You have high standards. So do we. Find your future with Kindred, the nation’s largest specialty hospital company. A career here will allow you to learn, thrive and grow in a positive and supportive environment where your input matters. Join us and see all that you can accomplish when you combine your talent, skills and dedication with a highly successful and compassionate healthcare leader.

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Nursing excellence practiced here. Kindred is the nation’s largest specialty hospital company, and our nurses are a big reason why. Here, you’ll engage our patients and their families by providing the skill, comfort and compassionate care needed for the best possible outcomes and reducing lengths of stay and unnecessary re-hospitalizations. Join our dedicated staff and gain valuable experience as you learn, grow and thrive in a positive and empowering environment.

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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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