Genesis Healthcare Director of Rehab PT in Pennsauken, New Jersey

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Director of Rehab PT


Genesis Rehab Services




New Jersey

Job Description

Make Your Mark.

Be extraordinary. Bring your passion for improving lives to Genesis HealthCare, the nation's largest skilled nursing care provider. Our therapy division, Genesis Rehab Services (GRS), operates throughout the United States, as well as in select international locations. What this means for you is the chance to be part of an organization that continues to expand strategically, while ensuring that you have everything you need to be extraordinary... from outstanding benefits and state-of-the-art Gyms, to regular schedules that help you balance work and life. Plus, we're an organization committed to clinical excellence and understand the role our employees play in achieving excellence, which is why you'll encounter an unparalleled level of respect for your thoughts, opinions and expertise.

Position Description

Help ensure the highest standard of rehabilitation services by joining Genesis HealthCare as a Director of Rehab. You'll work with a Director, Area Clinical Operations to make rehabilitation services as efficient and profitable as possible by recruiting team members and managing various aspects of employee development, including orientation and performance. You'll oversee daily staffing and utilization, as well as revenues and expenses, and serve as a mentor to staff. In addition, the Director of Rehab cultivates key customer relationships, promotes Genesis Health Services Network products and services, and identifies and secures new contracts.

The Director of Rehab is responsible for the efficient management of rehabilitation services in his/her assigned account(s). This position also assists in integration of rehabilitation services in all settings. The Director of Rehab ensures that the highest standard of rehabilitation services is delivered and maintained.

  1. Assumes responsibility for the efficient and profitable management of rehabilitation services in assigned site(s) of service.

  2. Provides direct patient care.

  3. Monitors the standard of clinical services being delivered and maintained in all sites and insures an ethical and compliant product is being delivered.

  4. Operationally manages GRS personnel and consultants within facility or home care contracts.

  5. Insures accountability to the provision of evidence based care and adherence to care delivery standards.

  6. Reviews monthly department and individual therapist outcomes and supports staff in identifying strategies to improve outcomes as needed.

  7. Assists therapy staff in identifying and removing barriers to treatment and providing clinical education to meet the needs of the patient.

  8. Takes responsibility for the development and support of all staff in their site to include rounding, coaching and mentoring.

  9. Assumes responsibility for annual merit evaluation of therapy staff.

  10. Assumes responsibility for hiring therapy staff (in conjunction with the Director, Area Clinical Operations).

  11. Assumes responsibility for daily staffing and utilization with input from treating therapists, consideration of clinical requirements, and recommendations from the Regional Clinical Director.

  12. Administers financial controls of revenue and expenses.

  13. Assumes responsibility for facility reports on a weekly and monthly basis.

  14. Assists Director, Area Clinical Operations in annual budget preparation.

  15. Assumes responsibility for meeting annual budget goals as set by Director, Area Clinical Operations.

  16. Assists with clinical orientation and ensures that there is a quality orientation process for new rehab staff.

  17. Supports the delivery of the highest standard of rehab services through appropriate utilization of resources, the promotion of clinical programs, and staff development in collaboration with licensed therapists, the Director, Area Clinical Operations and the Regional Clinical Director.

  18. Promotes all Genesis Health Care products and services whenever possible.

  19. Assists Director, Area Clinical Operations in identifying and securing new contracts.

  20. Develops and maintains relationship with facility management team and staff as a representative of GRS.

  21. Ensures that the clinical management of the rehab department, including oversight related to case management, quality improvement, care planning, clinical utilization, and patient identification is overseen.

  22. Completes monthly reports and formally reviews them with the facility administration.

  23. Upholds the GRS Promises:

be ethical

I will lead by example by always acting with integrity and honesty. I will expect the same of my staff and team members. I will ensure my actions comply with the standards set forth by our Policies and Procedures Manuals and the Employee Handbook.

be respectful

I will treat others in the way I would like to be treated. I will appreciate and respect others' beliefs, and I will cherish our diversity.

be accountable

I will take responsibility for myself in my actions and my quality of work. I will hold others to those same standards.

be actively engaged

I will make a conscious effort to be a leader in our community. I will actively check email and will check RehabCentral regularly to keep up-to-date on important information, and I will encourage my staff to do the same. I will be aware of and utilize the numerous resources available to me as a manager and an employee.

take pride in my work - my company

I will be proud of the work I have done each and every day. I will always represent my company in a positive, professional manner both inside and outside of work.

embrace change

I understand that change is a necessary part of life. I will approach change with a positive attitude and a determination to succeed, and my actions will serve as an example for my staff. I will attentively guide my staff through changes and support them in overcoming obstacles.

communicate compassionately

I will communicate in an appropriate, professional and timely manner, and I will provide explanations along with my instructions. I will promote open, two-way communication between employees at all levels. I will strive to be an active listener by making an effort to hear not just the words another person is saying but, more importantly, understand the total message being conveyed.

be supportive - approachable

I will offer encouragement and support for my staff and will be constructive when giving feedback. I will view mistakes as opportunities to teach, not to criticize. I will regularly round with my staff on a one-on-one basis to discuss what is going well and what is not, and I will attentively respond to concerns.

facilitate growth

I will encourage growth for my staff, my company and myself. I will help my staff work toward their professional goals by showing them the abundant resources our company has to offer. I, too, will work to further develop myself as a leader and a professional. I understand that by fostering an environment where employees can grow, I will be developing the future leaders of the organization who will be vital to the successful growth of the company as a whole.


I will contribute to a positive work environment where my team members and I enjoy coming to work and celebrating each other's successes.

  1. Performs other related duties as required.