• Director of Rehab/Program Manager - COTA/OT

    Location US-OH-Gahanna
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(7/13/2018 3:25 PM)
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  • Overview

    Symbria has an opportunity for a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) or an Occupational Therapist (OT) to lead our Rehab team as the Program Manager/Director of Rehab at Otterbein Gahanna, a  Continuing Care Retirement Community/Skilled Nursing Facility (CCRC/SNF) in Gahanna, OH.  In this role you will supervise Symbria Rehab therapy staff and therapy activities in the community along with providing treatment. 


    • Supervise Symbria Rehab therapy staff and therapy activities in the community.
    • Coordinate therapy services with the nursing department and report information presented at interdisciplinary team meeting.
    • Monitor staff productivity and staffing requirements per patient caseload.
    • Ensure program compliance with the requirements of regulation agencies.
    • Collect statistical data to monitor services utilization.
    • Coordinate internal and external marketing activities in conjunction with community staff to promote awareness of Symbria Rehab Therapy Services Department within the community.
    • Monitor outcomes of the rehabilitation program.
    • Adhere to Symbria Rehab’s mission, Code of Conduct, and policies and procedures.
    • Able to self-direct his/her functions as Program Manager.
    • Any and all duties as assigned.


    Managerial Functions and Responsibilities

    • Analyze the workload and the human resource needs of department; recommend salary changes.
    • Establish job requisition specifications and identify job content changes.
    • Interview candidates for openings and assist in making hiring decisions.
    • Orient new staff members to department policies and procedures. Review job responsibilities and expectations of performance.
    • Plan, delegate and control work assignments of therapy staff.
    • Establish short-term goals and objectives for therapy staff.
    • Develop and motivate staff members to improve performance.
    • Identify training needs and evaluate training alternatives.
    • Assist in establishing department budget; accountable for results as measured against budget plan.
    • Evaluate performance results of staff members; communicate performance discussions and results to manager.
    • Review salaries of staff members and recommend changes as appropriate.
    • Recommend promotions, transfers, demotions or discharges.
    • Maintain discipline and recommend corrective actions.
    • Communicate corporate and company policies and procedures to staff members.

    Work Schedule


    • Work schedules vary at each client location, and on occasion, you may be scheduled to work at any other Symbria Rehab client community, provided the other community is within a reasonable traveling distance.


    • Licensed rehabilitation professional with acute care, long-term care and/or rehabilitation experience; minimum four years clinical experience preferred.
    • Managerial and marketing experience preferred.
    • Advanced problem solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments.
    • Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem-solving skills, and basic math skills.
    • Effective interpersonal skills with strong focus on customer service.
    • Proficient use of computers and Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.

    Why work at Symbria?

    • 100% employee-owned company through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, also known as an ESOP. You, along with your co-workers, have an ownership stake in this company!
    • Competitive compensation
    • ESOP retirement plan
    • 401(k) & Roth 401(k) plans
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short/long term disability, flexible spending accounts (FSA), Paid Time Off (PTO) and Yearly Tuition Reimbursement.



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