Description: Plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates rehabilitation services in a variety of settings to ensure that local, regional and inter-regional goals are met. Coordinates all professional aspects of the service with Medical Liaison and/or Administration.
- Directs rehabilitation services and programs to deliver high quality, cost effective care to achieve service excellence.
- Develops programs to meet current and future needs.
- Reviews service performance, effects changes as needed to improve services and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
- Develops goals and objectives, establishes and implements policies and procedures for operations.
- Hires, trains and manages clinical and non-clinical personnel.
- Develops standards of behavioral performance and clinical competencies.
- Evaluates personnel based on established standards and competencies.
- Creates, analyzes, and maintains reports and statistics for administrative and regulatory purposes.
- Develops and recommends service operating and capital budgets, and ensures that the services operate within the allocated funds.
- Has authority for budgetary expenditures.
- Develops rehabilitation services to meet member needs. Identifies and responds to member needs.
- Manages resources to meet customer needs.
- Develops and implements performance improvement programs.
- Monitors and assesses programs and reports to Quality stakeholders as requested.
- Establishes and maintains communications with multiple departments locally and regionally.
- Develops relationships with academic programs, the community, and other groups.
- Provides direct patient care services as needed.
- Ensures ongoing professional development for self, clinical staff, support staff, and student affiliates.
- Demonstrates behavior consistent with the criteria for professional practice.
- Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.
- Minimum five (5) years' experience in a clinical rehabilitation services setting required.
- Minimum two (2) years' supervisory experiencerequired.
- Minimum one (1) year of experience in program development, staffing, including disciplinary action and termination, and budgeting required. Education
- Graduate of an accredited physical or occupational therapy or speech language pathologist curriculum with a Bachelor's, Master's or Doctoral degree or foreign-trained equivalent. License, Certification, Registration
- Licensure to practice physical or occupational therapy or speech language pathology by the State of California by date of hire.
- Must have a Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.
- BLS required.
Job Number: 640345