Rehab Manager - Pediatric Outpatient Occupational Therapy
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Salt Lake City
Greater Salt Lake area
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The Occupational Therapy Rehabilitation Manager will provide strategic direction and clinical oversight to Outpatient Occupational Therapy Services throughout Primary Children's Outpatient Network.This Manager will have responsibility for daily operations at two of our Outpatient Clinics and may providesome level of clinical care to patients.This role is accountable for implementing and adhering to all system best practice standards. Additionally, this role ensures that Rehabilitation Services achieves and sustains excellence in patient safety, patient experience, quality, access, and stewardship and continually drives toward achieving One Intermountain.
Primary Childrenâ€™s Hospital offers rehabilitation services at several **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. sites throughout Utah, including Murray, Layton, Taylorsville, Riverton, and Bountiful. The team includes specialists licensed in Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Medicine and Speech Therapy.
All sites offer evaluation and treatment for children. We serve children ages 0â€“21 with injuries and illness, physical challenges, speech, language and cognitive delays, development delays, hearing loss, and other conditions that affect the daily activities most children enjoy. Each therapy program is planned to meet the unique needs of each child. We rely on the child and their primary caregiver to prioritize the plan of care and we require a parent or primary caregiver to take part in the therapy program. Teaching skills to use at home and in the community to parents is as important as the skills and practice the child receives in therapy.
All locations share a treatment philosophy, expertise and a commitment to superior service. Clinical services are provided using evidence based care. Our practitioners continually search for the best treatment options and technologies that have demonstrated effectiveness in caring for children and we consistently apply these best practices. Our goal is safer practice, better outcomes, lowest cost â€“ all leading to healthier and better quality of life.
Essential Job Duties
1. Approves, creates, and supervises new programs in collaboration with appropriate stakeholders. Evaluates current programs/projects and determines need for revisions. Develops and implements new programs/projects.
2. Participates in creating and implementing the department's vision, direction, and continuous improvement process, managing patient care teams, and at times providing direct patient care. Leads staff in defining patient services, setting standards for patient care, and identifying resources to meet patient needs. Assists with establishing accountabilities for job performance and evaluation.
3. Identifies staffing needs and oversees recruiting, hiring, terminating, disciplinary action, and scheduling to maintain adequate services and ensure both individual and team productivity. Provides performance management and conducts annual performance assessments. Orients and trains new employees, provides continuing education and in-services to staff, provides mentoring, staff development, and instruction/supervision to supervisors and frontline staff. Ensures each team member complies with professional licensure and credentialing, hospital policies and procedures, and third party regulatory requirements.
4. Participates in marketing and strategic planning. Develops and enhances relationships with physicians, referral sources, and customers.
5. Manages operating and capital budgets for Outpatient Occupational Therapy.
6. Maintains current knowledge of standard practices for discipline in each age group required by work assignment. Ensure that practice is compliant with regulations, changes in practice are communicated appropriately, and changes are made in a timely manner.
7. Identifies alternative, innovative means of providing care to increase efficiency and effectiveness. Assists staff in identifying areas appropriate for quality monitoring and in developing meaningful monitors. Leads staff in program development and establishes new procedures to improve patient care, improve efficient use of resources, and optimize patient outcomes. Ensures clinical quality of services provided by team members.
8. May perform patient care and evaluation according to diagnosis, past history, and physician referral, and develops a plan of care with appropriate goals and objectives. Provides competent services, including treatment, according to the plan of care. Educates and trains patients and appropriate caregivers.
9. Maintains documentation for each patient in a complete, thorough, appropriate, and timely manner, according to regulatory, hospital, department, and team requirements. Ensures provision of appropriate services and appropriate documentation from team members. Prepares billing in an accurate and timely manner.
10. Promotes appropriate and consistent interaction and communication among team members and other professionals. Promotes effective working relationships among staff to facilitate achieving goals and objectives.
11. Ensures that equipment is reliable and in good working condition. Arranges for timely repair, engineering safety inspections, and calibration per manufacturer recommendations.
Entry Rate: $39.36, Commensurate with experience
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Shift Details: Full time, approximately 40 hours per week.
Department: Primary Children's Outpatient Rehab
Additional Details: While this Rehab Manager will be based in the Salt Lake area, travel to our other outpatient pediatric locations will be required.
Degree and education in Occupational Therapy consistent with licensure requirements.
Current Occupational Therapist license in the state of Utah.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare providers.
Three years previous experience as a practicing rehabilitation professional.
Experience in developing and promoting programs and/or initiatives in a related setting.
Interact with others requiring employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information.
Operate computers, telephones, office equipment, and manipulate paper requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.
See and read computer monitors and documents.
Remain sitting or standing for extended periods of time to perform work on a computer, telephone, or other equipment.
Doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy.
Masters degree in Business Administration.
Three years of previous management experience, preferably in a pediatric setting.
All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Working Hours 40
Primary Work Location Primary Children's Hospital
Expertise Rehabilitation, Business / Administration
Job Type Full Time
Location US-UT-Salt Lake City