Allied Health Sciences
Summit ElderCare Rehabilitation Manager-Physical Therapist, Springfield
Summary: Responsible for the operations of the Springfield Summit ElderCare Rehabilitation Department. Oversees rehabilitation services provided to SE participants in accordance with applicable regulations as well as FCHP and SE policies and procedures. Responsible for assuring that the rehabilitation needs of participants are assessed and met either through the use of SE staff or through coordination of care with contracted vendors. Performs assessments, participates in care planning and provides direct care for program participants.
Primary job responsibilities:
Performs all managerial functions to ensure adequate and appropriately skilled staff and resources are available to provide all PACE related services, including but not limited to, hiring, training and evaluation of rehabilitation services personnel.
Coordinates the provision of rehabilitation services.
Assures that assessments are completed and documented to identify rehabilitation service needs in a timely manner.
Works in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team (IDT), participants and caregivers to determine and meet participants’ rehabilitation needs.
Participates in daily IDT meetings and care planning meetings as scheduled.
Assures that care plan revisions are documented in the participant’s record and communicated in a timely manner; supervises implementation as necessary.
Documents all direct care encounters in the EMR to facilitate submission of claims and diagnostic data to FCHP systems.
Delegates work to SE rehab staff according to their scope of practice, by establishing work assignments and coordinating staff schedules.
Assures assessment and treatment of participants in their home setting as needed.
Collaborates with the Home Care Manager to assure that home safety evaluations are completed in a timely manner, information is communicated to the IDT and follow-up of identified recommendations occurs.
Collaborates with the Home Care Manager to assure in-home equipment needs are met.
Develops and implements processes for managing in home equipment quality and cost management.
Completes all rehabilitation services related data collection and quality surveillance as required.
Conducts regular staff meetings and staff supervision as appropriate.
Responsible for the timely completion of staff competencies.
Responsible for ensuring timely and accurate review of rehabilitation service claims and prior authorizations and submission of approvals to the FCHP Claims Department.
Assures that corrective action plans are completed for incident/grievance reports related to rehabilitation services.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Education, Licenses, certification and experience requirements:
Education: Graduate of an accredited rehabilitation program.
License: Licensed as a physical or occupational therapist in Massachusetts
Certification: CPR certification or willingness to obtain within 2 weeks of hire
Experience: At least one year experience working with a frail or elderly population in a health care setting. 2+ years management or supervisory experience preferred. Experience in home or outpatient settings preferred.
Reports to: Site Director
Direct reports: SE rehabilitation services staff
Collaborates With: SE leadership team, providers,
Interdisciplinary team members, Quality & Risk Manager
Apply through link: https://jobs-fchp.icims.com/jobs/2864/summit-eldercare-rehabilitation-manager-physical-therapist%252c-springfield/job
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