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Facility: GSS NM Alamogordo Betty Dare
Location: Alamogordo, NM
Address: 3101 N Florida Ave, Alamogordo, NM 88310, USA
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Starting Rate: 37.50 (Based on years of experience)
Supervises a therapy services department; develops and implements overall therapy policies, procedures, services and programs. Develops and implements overall designated therapy setting’s rehabilitation policies and procedures and treatment protocols consistent with the health care facility's vision, mission and strategic plan. Supervises and expands health rehabilitation teams and programs to ensure efficient and effective operations in the rehabilitation services department. Participates in the measurement, assessment and improvement of rehabilitation services and programs to produce quality patient/resident care with optimal patient/resident outcomes. Provides input for the annual operating and capital expenditure budgets for the rehabilitation services department. Assists and encourages in the contribution of strategic planning, day-to-day operations and attainment of the strategic initiatives of the organization.
Provides day-to-day work guidance for a team or work group often in a shift and/or in the completion of tactical processes. Uses a combination of knowledge and experience to provide technical direction. Performs staff work in their area of expertise along with providing formal leadership and provide patient/resident care to meet department needs. Accountable for expense management and team financial/quality/service/ efficiency targets. Aware of budget targets and team's impact to achievement of financial goals. Has discretion over limited expenditures for the work unit.
Plans, organizes and delivers specialized therapy programs that help clients/patients/residents recover and improve their mobility, relieve pain, and increase strength. Conducts examinations, evaluations, and interventions patients/residents who are affected by injury or disease. Utilizes tools and techniques to administer therapy interventions following safeguards. Documents client's/patient's/resident's information for evaluation; establishes therapeutic plans and modifies them if necessary. Educates clients/patients/residents and their family members about treatment plans/schedules and self-exercises to be continued at home. Knowledge of and utilizes appropriate age-related treatments and evaluations relating to the needs of clients/patients/residents.
Demonstrates and incorporate knowledge of current research into daily treatment of clients/patients/residents. May treat individuals of all ages with varying diagnosis and disorders. Will demonstrate documentation in accordance with departmental guidelines and meet all regulatory requirements. Demonstrates level of treatment associated with their specialty provided to their clients/patients/residents. Follows and adheres to accepted clinical practice guidelines of professional organization.
Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure.
Two years of experience in therapy and rehabilitation.
Requires current licensure as an Occupational, Physical, or Speech Therapist in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position. Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care providers required or within the first 60 days of employment.
When applicable, may require valid driver's license and expected to travel up to 50% of the time based on needs.
The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://good-sam.jobs/benefits .
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The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-0088850