Rehabilitation Department Manager

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Multi-physician group

JOB SUMMARY:  To direct and develop the Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy departments. Responsible for caseload of patients 50-75% of time in accordance with physical therapist job summary.


  • To supervise and optimize all day to day operations of the rehabilitation department.
  • Development of appropriate job descriptions, in conjunction with the Rehabilitation Director.
  • Development and implementation of pertinent policies and procedures, in conjunction with the Rehabilitation Director.
  • Supervision and at least annual evaluation of Rehabilitation staff.
    • Reviews overtime, vacation and absence forms, and completes supervisory staff evaluation forms.
  • Recommendation of the type and amount of equipment and facilities needed to perform required services.
  • Provide a safe environment in which employees are protected from physical, chemical and biological hazards.
  • Ensure rehabilitation licenses are current and up to date.
  • Ensure quality control and quality assurance programs are maintained.
    • Run statistical reports out of EPIC and develop productivity reports weekly and monthly.
    • Review with Rehabilitation Director, and when appropriate with Rehabilitation staff.
  • Counsels and assists personnel with problems, questions or conflicts.
  • To ensure that quality therapy services are delivered with competent and professional staff.
  • To ensure that all federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations pertaining to health and safety are abided.
  • To ensure that all APTA standards and code of ethics are followed
  • Establishment of a system for scheduling patients
  • Establishment of continuing education opportunities for staff personnel
  • Participation in the review and evaluation of the quality and appropriateness of patient care on an on-going basis.
  • May be exposed to hazardous drugs.
  • Attends OSHA training upon initial employee orientation and annually completes an OSHA competency.
  • Attend any meetings as assigned.
  • Performs other related duties as required by the Rehabilitation Director.

RELATIONSHIP WITH OTHERS: Direct contact with patients both in person and over the phone. Must maintain a courteous and effective relationship with patients.  Patient accommodation and satisfaction is critical. Must maintain an effective working relationship with co-workers, staff, physicians, and administration.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE:  Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Program. Current license to practice Physical Therapy in New York State: Doctorate Degree preferred, but not necessary. Minimum of 2-4 years previous experience in a comparable supervisory position.