Director of Rehab - Lakewood, CO

Director of Rehabilitation –  Full Time
PT, OT, SLP
Lakewood, CO Area
 
About the Opportunity:
Help us build something great in the Lakewood, CO, area as an exceptional Director of Rehabilitation.  We are seeking an experienced therapist to serve as the head of the therapy department of our in-house team of healthcare professionals. In return for your dynamic leadership and strong clinical focus, we can offer you a highly competitive annual salary plus an incentive bonus which is paid monthly. In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes generous paid time off and paid continuing education. 
 
Experience/Qualifications:
  • Licensed PT, OT, or SLP
  • At least 3 years of experience as a therapist
  • Supervisory and/or administrative experience in long term care rehabilitation preferred
  • Knowledge of Medicare PDPM preferred
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Effective interpersonal and interdisciplinary communication skills
 
Duties:
  • Implements and monitors the provision of facility Rehab policy and procedures
  • Sets up monthly department goals and objectives in conjunction with the facility’s needs
  • Supervises rehab staff and ensures effective rehab staff orientation, training and ongoing competency
  • Coordinates rehab admissions and distribution of caseload
  • Manages utilization and productivity for the department
  • Acts as a rehab case manager for HMO patients or other complex cases
  • Assists in the case management/tracking of Medicare A rehab cases under the PPS system
  • Recruits rehab staff, as assigned
  • Manages and analyzes department productivity and other statistics, to include billing
  • Ensures that rehab department is compliant with all regulatory issues. This includes assurance that department records are completed and maintained, such as medical record documentation, reimbursement denials management and other survey compliance requirements. 
  • Oversees and analyzes quality assurance and outcomes programs
  • Develops necessary rehab programs
  • Monitors rehab equipment and supply needs
  • Represents the rehab department in the interdisciplinary team at assigned meetings
  • Oversees effective running of rehabilitation conference meetings
  • Oversees provision of appropriate interdisciplinary education programs
  • Maintains relationships with hospital therapists, physicians and other key community members
  • Participates in the development and provides community education programs regarding facility rehab services
  • Provides direct patient treatment
Pay rates are competitive and based on various factors. Rates noted as “estimated” are established by job posting websites and may not reflect actual pay rates. 
 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Speech Therapist - Littleton Care and Rehabilitation

PRN / PART TIME SPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST – LITTLETON, CO
Littleton Care and Rehabilitation  in Littleton, CO, is currently seeking a PRN / Part Time Speech Language Pathologist to join its fun, in-house therapy team. Weekday and weekend hours are available. As part of this amazing team of clinicians, you will have opportunities for training and continuing education in Think Thin/dysphagia, Abilities Care and dementia, stroke and neuro rehabilitation, and respiratory/COVID recovery programs. Here are a few more reasons to consider joining us!
 “One of the things I most appreciate about being part of an Ensign affiliate is the empowerment to practice at the highest level of our licensure.  We are encouraged and supported to grow programs, further our training in the areas of our passion, and to love on our patients in a way that we are uniquely equipped to do.  We are able to take ownership within our facilities to make positive changes that affect the lives of the ones we care for on a daily basis.” Tiffany D. Bishop MS, CCC-SLP- Legend Greenville…
“I love being a speech-language pathologist for an Ensign affiliate.  I am able to make a difference in the lives of our residents with dementia by identifying their remaining capabilities, training staff for what they are and how to maximize them in their daily routines and leisure activities, thereby returning purpose to the residents’ lives. Ensign is an awesome organization to be affiliated with because “Passion for Learning” is one of our core values, enabling me to continually expand my knowledge base and increase my skills as a speech-language pathologist.” Christa Keesee MS, CCC-SLP – The Garrison…
“As a current Ensign affiliate employee of 6 years, I am genuinely proud to be a part of such a great company. Ensign affiliates treat staff and patients like family. I wouldn’t want to work for anyone else.” Carly Peevers,  M.S. CCC-SLP, Rosewood Rehabilitation, Reno, NV…“Ensign affiliates have cultivated a culture of “employee first” that really emphasizes mental health and work/life balance. Management works hard to create a cohesive therapy team that focuses on inclusion and teamwork that makes it a pleasure to come to work to work every day.” Danielle Long, M.S. CCC-SLP  
 
In addition to a professionally rewarding work setting, Littleton Care and Rehabilitation can also offer a highly competitive compensation as well as many opportunities for career growth.
 
Littleton Care and Rehabilitation receives support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 200 independently owned healthcare operations located throughout the United States. We have been in-house with therapy for many years which gives us a significant edge going into the current payment model changes. Our therapy and nursing teams work collaboratively to ensure outstanding outcomes for our patients. Help us build something great and share in the Ensign experience with these in-house facility teams where our core values of  ownership, passion for learning, loving one another, and celebration are evident every day. Be sure to ask us about facility specific specialty programs like Heart PARC, Abilities Care, Music & Memory, Alter G, Big & Loud, and opportunities for you to continue learning and receive focused program training to enhance your therapy career.
 
Experience/Qualifications:
Licensed Speech Language Pathologist
 
Some of the duties for this position will include:
  • Effectively screens/evaluates patients and/ with communication, cognitive or swallowing disorders and develops appropriate plan of care following all regulatory and clinical practice standards.
  • Provides rehabilitative, skilled and medically necessary treatment intervention to patients with communication, cognitive and/or swallowing disorders per regulatory and clinical practice requirements.
  • Evaluates treatment outcomes for effectiveness. Services are modified in relation to patient evaluation and referrals are made in relation to outcomes.
  • Provides consultation and counseling to patients, as well as families, caregivers and other service providers related to the speech disorders.
  • Provides comprehensive discharge summary of services provided per regulatory and clinical requirements.
  • Documents all regulatory and clinically required information in the electronic documentation system and maintains patient records according to company policy.
Pay range: $36 – $45/hr
 
Littleton Care and Rehabilitation Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.