• Director of Rehabilitation

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/9/2019 12:35 PM)
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  • Overview

    Are you looking for a new opportunity with a strong and successful EMPLOYEE-OWNED company? Symbria is seeking a Director of Rehab/Program Manager to lead our Rehab team at a Continuing Care Retirement Community/Skilled Nursing Facility (CCRC/SNF) in Chicago, IL.


    For more than 20 years, Symbria has been providing an outstanding work environment for talented employees to develop and implement products and services for senior-living and post-acute providers.


    Position Summary


    Patient evaluation and effective administration of treatment programs, manage interdisciplinary rehabilitation team within a post-acute rehabilitation environment, and cooperate in community marketing activities relating to the post-acute delivery of therapy services. Ensures compliance with all state and federal regulations.


    • 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?


    Symbria is a 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! In exchange for your talent and experience, we reward our team members with competitive compensation and excellent benefits, which include: ESOP retirement plan, 401(k) & Roth 401(k) plans, employee assistance program, and more. Full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short/long term disability, flexible spending accounts (FSA), and Paid Time Off (PTO).




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