Physical Therapist - Center Therapy Director in Lawrence, Kansas For Sale
Type: Medical, For Sale - Private.
Physical Therapist - Center Therapy DirectorTracking Codexxxx83-005Job Description CENTER THERAPY DIRECTOR**- PHYSICAL THERAPIST Our philosophyis a focus of dynamic early intervention (seeing patients typically within 1 to 3 days of their injury**- no chronic pain). It is a hands-on sports medicine approach to musculoskeletal medicine. We employ highly motivated therapists who understand customer service towards patients and the employers we serve.** Concentra Physical Therapyoffers therapists the opportunity to provide care to the private/group health and Occupational Medicine patients as well as providing Wellness services to the general population. BENEFITS SUMMARY * Sponsorship in The Manual Therapy Institute, an APTA accredited fellowship program (not required for employment) * Transitional DPT assistance * $1,000 CME allowance annually, plus 3 CME days * Career advancement pathway * Excellent work/life balance: Mon. thru Fri. schedule * Competitive compensation packages, bundled with a new incentive plan** * Paid APTA dues & licensure fees** * Evidence based practice * Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ PTO / 401K benefits JOB SUMMARY: Provides rehabilitative services for the treatment of disabled, injured and diseased patients in a center in accordance with Concentra Medical Centers' Injury Process Management and Concentra Medical Centers' philosophy of rehabilitation in occupational medicine and Concentra policies, practices and procedures and applicable regulations.** MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Clinical Responsibilities (Process Management / Content Management skills) * Conducts evaluations on physician referrals and develops appropriate treatment plans. * Ensures other treating medical professionals have necessary information to evaluate patient's functional. * Communicates with all medical providers regarding patients and diagnoses. * Communicates with all therapy patients, setting expectations for return-to-work and emphasizing education and motivation. * Develops knowledge of best demonstrated practices and specific quality indicators to measure and improve them. * Communicates with employers concerning specific rehabilitation issues of injured employees, and meets with employers to discuss Concentra's early intervention philosophy. * Participates with leadership team overseeing daily operation and direction of the center. * Ensures operations are consistent with medical policy and professional standards in occupational medicine and Concentra Health Services. * Establishes policies and procedures for the center. * Establishes budgetary goals. * Coordinates with the leadership team to keep missed appointment rates within acceptable ranges. Business / Financial Responsibilities: * Evaluates capital equipment and staff needed to fulfill rehabilitation responsibilities. * Participates with leadership team to bring new business to the center. * Provides statistical analysis of the center's therapy performance.** * Establishes and promotes clear lines of communication between therapy and other center staff members. * Tracks and documents pre-authorization requirements according to state standards in the patients chart.** Other Responsibilities * Communicates with the Outcome Assurance Injury Coordinator or the Case Manager for each patient. * Participates in clinical instruction of university therapist and/or therapist assistant students. * Evaluates the effectiveness of the rehabilitation quality management process and implements new and improved processes. * Ensures compliance with the rules and regulations established by the relevant licensing, certification and accrediting bodies. * Develops a working knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the State Workers' Compensation law. * Develops or improves occupational medicine services and overall teamwork. * Meets with the Regional Therapy Director or the designee on a regular to discuss quality of patient care, procedures, records, review of new policies and other issues as indicated. * Participates regularly in professional continuing education. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:** * Clinical environment.Required Skills **DEMONSTRATED JOB-RELATED SKILLS/COMPETENCIES: * Demonstrated interest in leadership of therapy staff * Demonstrated clinical knowledge of physical/occupational therapy services * Demonstrated leadership qualities and administrative abilities to the job responsibilities as described * Demonstrated strong communication skills and the ability to exercise proper judgment, make decisions, and motivate employees. ** **Required Experience EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS: * BS or advanced degree in Physical Therapy. * Must meet licensure requirements of jurisdiction.** JOB RELATED EXPERIENCE: * Manual Therapy experience. * This job requires access to confidential and sensitive information, requiring ongoing discretion and secure information management.Job LocationOlathe, KS USPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular Group Physical Therapy