The Rehab Clinical Coordinator isresponsible for providing a full range of therapy services including assessmentand treatment planning (Therapists Only), and therapeutic interventions in aninterdisciplinary environment consistent with the position's qualifications,professional practices and ethical standards. This position will alsodemonstrate accountability for and contribution to program development, qualityimprovement, problem solving and patient care enhancements in a flexibleinterdisciplinary fashion.
ESSENTIAL CLINICAL FUNCTIONS:
Supports clinicalprogram team supervision and development through onsite treatment observationand feedback
Champion identified ClinicalPrograms being implemented with therapy team for application and carryover.
Provides dailyclinical leadership to team and responds to any employee exceptions.
Requestsdevelopment of team members through structured activities and availableresources.
Contributes topositive client relations through onsite clinical support.
Participates incare coordination and utilization meetings and activities.
Coordinatetreatment activities, goals and discharge plans between disciplines and teammembers.
Champion consistent proactiveresident identification culture and activities
Conducts initialassessments, provides age appropriate therapeutic interventions and documentsthe course of patient care including progress made and continuing need fortreatment.
Contributes tointerdisciplinary care plans.
Evaluates patientresponse to treatment and provides feedback to the rest of the team.
Provides patientand family education on tasks and resources that will assist with continuedfunctional independence.
Reviews andcompletes Smart alerts daily for assigned sites of service.
Supports overallADR/Appeals process.
Coordination ofpatient scheduling, daily stand-up meetings, weekly Medicare meetings, clinicalmeetings, admission/discharge coordination, etc.
Communicates and demonstratesa professional image/attitude for patients, families, clients, coworkers andothers.
Promotes adherenceto policies and practices of applicable professional organizations, client,Kindred Healthcare and RehabCare Group.
Ability tooccasionly travel in the community to meet clients/customers.
Frequent andprolonged bending, stooping, crouching walking and standing.
Provision of owntransportation is necessary.
Approximate timerequired to travel: Limited
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