ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF REHABILITATION (ADOR)
The Assistant Director of Rehabilitation (ADOR) for Brighton Rehabilitation (“Brighton”) is responsible for supporting the Director of Rehabilitation (DOR) in managing the clinical and financial operations of the rehabilitation program in his/her assigned building. The ADOR assists in planning, directing, and coordinating activities in the rehabilitation department at his/her assigned building to ensure that company and client goals are met. Assignments to the ADOR in these areas will be made by the DOR. The ADOR reports directly to the DOR.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Professional Leadership Accountabilities
- Supports program staffing.
a. Vacancy posting and filling is coordinated with direct supervisor.
b. Expansion positions are approved through the DOR, Regional Manager, and COO prior to posting.
c. Staff orientation/mentoring is planned and conducted according to policy and procedure.
d. Administrative requirements for new hires are completed according to policy and procedure.
e. Coordinates scheduling of all treatment days, including weekends, PTO, and holidays.
f. Team member evaluations are completed according to policy and procedure and are timely.
g. Team educational needs are identified, and appropriate in-service activities are conducted.
h. Student fieldwork placements are developed in coordination with student placement program.
- Ensures active participation in continuing education/professional activities.
a. Team members successfully carry out duties as assigned.
b. Attends external professional growth development activities as scheduled and approved, and communicates information to the team and company.
c. Stays informed of current clinical and management trends, incorporates information into program operations as appropriate, and shares with management team.
- Communicates and demonstrates a professional image for patients, families, clients, co-workers, and others.
a. Sets model of adherence to applicable dress code.
b. Adjusts personal schedule to meet needs of the company when requested.
c. Protects patient confidentiality and HIPAA regulations at all times, and facilitates effective communication within all areas.
d. Communicates professionally with various publics, as evidenced by customer/client satisfaction and team vitality surveys.
e. Effective communication is maintained with corporate departments.
- Promotes adherence to policies and practices of applicable professional organizations, client/facility, and Brighton Rehabilitation.
a. Is familiar with, and acts according to, contents of applicable professional codes of conduct, patient ethics, company policy and procedures, employee handbook, facility/entity policies and State/Federal guidelines.
b. Participates in clinical services as needed.
- Develops and implements program marketing plans as needed and directed by DOR.
Fiscal Management Accountabilities
- Assists in developing operational budgets.
a. Budgets include revenue, expense, capital spending, and forecasts.
b. Budget is completed in consultation with DOR, Regional Manager, and approved by COO in a timely manner.
- Follows prescribed financial systems including tool and report analysis.
Budgets are completed on the corporate schedule.
b. Budget goals are met or exceeded.
c. Conducts weekly review of all relevant and pertinent data with direct supervisor, and develops action plans.
Client Relations Accountabilities
- Maintains positive working relationship.
a. Client satisfaction and perception of value added service is demonstrated in interactions with facility staff by contract renewal, and by acceptable satisfaction surveys.
b. Quarterly performance/satisfaction reports are reviewed in a timely manner with DOR.
c. Constructively prevents/resolves conflicts between client and staff or company.
Interdisciplinary Team Accountabilities
- Promotes Team Building and Communication concepts as the mode of program operations.
a. Clinical team coordination is reflected in service delivery and outcomes.
b. Team conflicts are constructively prevented, addressed and resolved.
c. Promotes Brighton''s mission, philosophy, goals, and directives in a positive and appropriate manner.
d. Ensures adherence to all safety standards for staff and patients.
- Conducts team business meetings.
a. Team meetings are planned and held regularly, and include a “Who Does What By When” (WDWBW) follow-up list.
b. Encourages team members to offer solutions and ideas in problem solving situations and activities regarding the program.
- Supervises the development of improved efficiency and productivity.
a. Suggestions/solutions to improve service, delivery, and operations are identified and presented to DOR for approval.
b. Once solutions are approved, effectively implements the solutions.
Quality Management Accountabilities
a. Analyzes reports/data and uses results to improve quality of care.
b. Ensures adherence to all clinical policies and procedures.
c. Ensures all reported injuries are analyzed with appropriate solution/resolution provided to DOR.
d. Evaluates clinical and financial outcomes, and reviews with DOR. Effectively implements plans developed in response to outcome review.
Quality Patient Care
a. Ensures Verification of Funding is completed on each patient and signed by facility billing department before initiation of treatment.
b. Coordinates service delivery for Managed Care patients with facility''s administrator.
c. Provides daily patient treatment (caseload to be determined by DOR and/or supervising therapist).
d. Ensures all documentation is signed by required staff members and physicians, and made available to the facility''s medical record in a timely manner.
- Other related duties as assigned.
RECOMMENDED MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
Clinical background required
Proven ability to perform supervisory tasks
Previous experience in long term care and geriatric setting
Basic computer skills
Solid organizational skills and must be able to prioritize
Superior communication skills, both verbal and written to effectively address all levels within the organization
Effective problem-solver with strong analytical skills
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Physical requirements for this position are classified as medium to heavy under the Department of Labor classification. The employee must be capable of exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally (less than 1/3 of the time), and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force frequently (1/2 of the time), and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly (2/3 or more of the time) to move objects, equipment, and or persons served. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, bend or crouch, use hands to manipulate tools, equipment, or controls; reach with hands and arms, balance, lift, and perform medium to maximum transfer assists with persons served. The employee is required to have visual and hearing acuity sufficient enough to assess persons served safety and ability. The employee works inside the persons served rooms or clinic and is regularly exposed to bodily fluids.
The essential functions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the basic functions of an Assistant Director of Rehabilitation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.