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Outpatient Rehab Director in Sacramento, CA at ResCare

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

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Job Description


Title: Outpatient Rehab Director

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: HomeCare Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Outpatient Rehab Director.

About this Line of Business

Rehab Without Walls (RWW) NeuroSolutions started more than 30 years ago.  RWW originally designed a program helping brain injury, spinal cord injury, and stroke patients using real-life activities in their own environment. Today, RWW is still removing walls, breaking barriers and rebuilding lives. But RWW is also connecting the neuro-rehab continuum, providing expertise in the right place at the right time with outpatient and residential services in addition to groundbreaking home and community rehab.

RWW services start with the understanding of a patient’s health, lifestyle and goals. RWW then assembles a team of neuro-trained therapists who work across therapy disciplines to create a truly personalized program that blends scientifically backed rehab protocols with the patient’s real-life activities. It’s a combination that delivers better results during the recovery journey and into the future.

As a(n) Outpatient Rehab Director you will: 

  • Manages full operation of the rehabilitation program, including supervision of all staff.
  • Directs the provision of all rehabilitative clinical services to maximize program efficiency and client satisfaction.
  • Ensures timely conversion of referrals to admissions and facilitation of an effective patient admission process to achieve or exceed all admission goals. Develops and maintains working knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and managed care criteria for admissions. Communicates established financial/billing procedures to patients, including proper verification of benefits information prior to their admission.
  • Manages the Rehabilitation department staffing levels through daily coordination of Rehabilitation staff assignments to meet clinical and operational needs. Manages productivity and efficiency to meet financial and clinical goals.
  • Performs recruitment, selection, development and orientation of all clinical and administrative staff to ensure the delivery of safe and consistent quality care to all patients/clients.
  • Conducts chart audits and staff observations to ensure compliance with standards of care. Reviews patient medical records to ensure that all federal and state law requirements and conditions of participation for Medicare and Medicaid are met and that an accurate record of the number of treatments provided is generated by each therapist and assistant
  • Ensures proper functioning of equipment in the rehabilitation department and facilitates performance of preventative maintenance annually.
  • Participates in marketing and education activities with physicians, medical groups, discharge planners, patients, families and community.
  • Identifies and recommends development of new programs/service enhancements that promote increased clientele.
  • Monitors compliance with billing procedures, requirements and deadlines. Prepares and submits weekly reports to summarize activities, achievements, and outcomes as requested by the Executive Director
  • Performs all duties as a staff therapist as assigned or needed, according to discipline, and as professional license allows.
  • Performs all duties inherent in supervisory role, including but not limited to orientation, training, coaching, quality assurance, performance reviews.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy from a college or university with accredited Physical Therapy program and maintains current, unrestricted license as Physical Therapist by state in which practicing
  • A minimum of five (5) year’s work experience as a Physical Therapist
  • Experience working in an outpatient rehab facility preferred
  • Demonstrates knowledge of rehabilitation techniques related to complex neurological injury required
  • Communicates effectively and professionally in verbal and written interactions
  •  Demonstrates strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • The candidate/employee will have the physical ability to perform job related duties which may require sitting, lifting, standing, bending, stooping, stretching, walking, pushing, and pulling.
  • A health screen or examination may be required prior to assignment and periodically thereafter, depending on the specific location policy, local or state regulations to verify that he/she is physically capable of performing assigned duties with or without reasonable accommodations.

Additional Information


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

1610 ARDEN WAY STE 195 , SACRAMENTO, CA 95815-4035 USA