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Clinic Director Occupational Therapist OT

Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Overview Grow your career Here, you---ll find advanced training, opportunities for promotion, and great benefits --- all while making a real difference in the lives of seniors EmpowerMe Wellness --- and our subsidiary companies ONR and EverSpring Pharmacy --- are on a mission to improve the lives of seniors and all we serve We provide fully integrated on-site therapy, diagnostic lab testing, pharmacy services, and more at senior living communities nationwide. Our compassionate, experienced team of nearly 3,000 clinicians and professionals focus on health and wellness solutions in 36 states and counting. You can find out more about us at (Please note: ONR clinics will be transitioning to the EmpowerMe Wellness brand in 2023.) Responsibilities As the Clinic Director, you will be responsible for the oversight of patient care in an assigned community or communities in accordance with Federal, State, and Local regulations. The Clinic Director is responsible for providing services (Therapy and/or Wellness) and operational support to the rehabilitation service teams for implementation of company-wide policies, clinical programs, and quality initiatives to optimize each patients functional well-being and satisfaction. As the Clinic Director, you may be responsible for advising treatment planning and therapeutic interventions in an interdisciplinary environment consistent with the positions qualifications, professional practices, and ethical standards. Essential Duties include the following: Delivers high-quality rehabilitation and/or wellness services that are person-directed and that produce outcomes in line with company goals and objectives Develops and coordinates schedules of all services in community to optimize resident participation and therapist productivity Demonstrates solid knowledge and understanding across all disciplines Acts as liaison between company and host community through regular communication with Executive Director and Director of Nursing/Wellness Promotes EmpowerMe service offerings and provides in-services to care staff on a regular basis Obtains consent and all necessary intake paperwork from resident or Power of Attorney (POA) prior to initiation of services, including communicating financial obligations as needed, and submits documentation to business operations support team Provides summary of residents currently on therapy caseload to Executive Director and Director of Nursing/Wellness on a weekly basis Participates in the assessments of new admissions, to identify any functional issues that could be improved/addressed through therapy Actively participates in all required meetings and trainings Attends daily Stand-Up meetings and reporting information internally Participates in the communitys regularly scheduled At-Risk Meeting to understand what residents are at risk and may determine therapeutic interventions that would be beneficial Participates in move-in assessments with community as directed by ARD Maintains therapy gym in tour ready condition Participates in quarterly reviews with ARD Meets with families and patients as needed Uploads information from daily Stand-Up form weekly If community does not hold Stand Up meetings, check in daily with the team to find out the following: tours scheduled where therapy involvement will be helpful, assessments scheduled where therapy involvement will be helpful, date of next At-Risk meeting Assists with meeting productivity goals and expectations, as identified by the company Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity; identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic, and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families Complies with HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability) and PHI (Personal Health Information) guidelines and protects confidentiality at all times Provides input in formulating budget, assists in evaluating department performance versus budget controls and takes appropriate action to remain within budget guidelines Communicates professionally, clearly, and maintains a good working relationship with physicians, care staff, the administrative team, and interdisciplinary teams, as well as demonstrates flexibility to ensure patient/facility/customer needs are being met Identifies residents who need therapy services through routine screenings, communication with care staff, and monitoring of electronic medical record(s) Implements clinical programs that are focused on the needs of the residents living in senior living community Administers and collects patient satisfaction surveys after completion of therapy Communicates updates regularly to team; monitors completion of required trainings Participates in interviewing and onboarding of new team members, which includes licensed therapists and assistants across all disciplines and wellness coordinators. Participates in tours and helps prospective residents and family members understand how EmpowerMe services will address their specific needs Demonstrates competence in regulatory compliance and provides assistance to Agency Administer(s), ARD, and Clinical team(s) to aide in continued compliance with Rehab Agency regulations within the Agency of participation Provides leadership in such a manner that represents key servant leadership principles, including effective listening, empathy, awareness, and persuasiveness Delivers truthful and unfiltered information to subordinates, supervisors, and company owners in a clear and respectful manner Maintains professional expertise through continued education as necessitated by licensure and as appropriate for provision of specific treatments, utilizing EmpowerMes educational resources when available Ensures that company standards and policies are well-maintained, and aligns oneself with company vision for service quality and value creation Performs other duties as assigned Qualifications Degree in healthcare with at least 2 years of relevant past experience in a senior living setting Applicable state licensure(s) Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are required along with the heart and passion to work with older adults while providing the best care possible Proven experience in staffing, leading, developing, and retaining strong organizational teams Ability to work well with others and take direction from management, as well as take initiative- willing to go above and beyond to ensure the needs of the organization are met in accordance with the companys core values Passion to achieve results through self-motivation, initiative, and proactive orientation with a sense of professional curiosity, desire to learn new things, and to find/recommend solutions to problems Strong project management and organizational skills with strong attention to detail Sense of professional curiosity, desire to learn new things, and to find/recommend solutions to problems Must have the ability to remain calm in stressful situations, be flexible, work well with many interruptions, and have exceptional multi-tasking skills Respect for the principles of patient/resident rights and confidentiality Must possess a solid understanding of Wellness offerings, Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy for seniors, as well as a general knowledge of laws and restrictions regarding Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care Must exhibit and promote a high level of professionalism, customer service, curiosity, and friendliness in all interactions with employees, residents, and visitors throughout the organization Occupational Therapist Qualifications, Education and/or Experience: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Graduate of a bachelors, masters or doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy with one (1) year of experience in rehabilitation in senior care communities or related setting is preferred Current state licensure, in good standing, as an Occupational Therapist or be eligible for temporary license with supervision based on current state guidelines Basic Life Support/CPR certification Knowledge of Medicare payment systems and EHR/EMR systems Proven ability to build and maintain a patient caseload, specifically within a Med B setting Demonstrate proficiency in occupational therapy modalities and ADLs Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills along with the heart and passion to work with older adults while providing the best care possible Passion to achieve results through self-motivation, initiative and proactive orientation with a sense of professional curiosity, desire to learn new things and to find / recommend solutions to problems Sense of professional curiosity, desire to learn new things, and to find / recommend solutions to problems Driven to achieve and exceed goals and have the ability to motivate others to do the same Conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times with the ability to effectively perform conflict intervention and resolution Must exhibit and promote a high level of professionalism, customer service, and friendliness in all interactions with employees, patients, and visitors throughout the organization What We Offer For Full Time Employees: -401 K -Full Benefits -PTO -HSA and FSA -Life and Disability Insurance -EAP -Career Advancement Opportunities and Cross Training Opportunities -Recognition Programs -FUN and much more This employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Keywords: EMPOWERME, Grand Junction , Clinic Director Occupational Therapist OT, Executive , Grand Junction, Colorado

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