Rehab Job Description

Rehab Job Description

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Rehab provides freedom of choice to patients/families in acute settings to identify post-acute needs.

Rehab Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective rehab job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included rehab job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform regular rounding to ensure safety and positive customer service outcomes
Evaluate the therapy needs of the facility
Work with the Director of the Facility to meet therapy needs
Participate in the formulation and revision of the facility's policies and procedures
Oversee clinical record audits on randomly selected patients receiving therapy services
Monitor and review therapists' assessments of care, visit reports and summaries
Accomplish individual and team goals and objectives
Complete daily assignments as directed by a nurse
Obtain, report, and record accurate patient data including vital signs, intake and output, and patient weights
Answer all call lights promptly

Rehab Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Rehab

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, BLS, BCLS, AHA, FIM, CRRN, RN, CNA

Education for Rehab

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the rehab job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Physical Therapy, Nursing, Education, Health, Patient Care, Health Care, Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Graduate, Leadership

Skills for Rehab

Desired skills for rehab include:

Medical terminology
Safety
Fire
Emergency care and disaster policies and procedures
Evacuation
Acute hospitals and post-acute settings
Human growth and development
Families
Adult learning principles and applies in teaching of patients
Students and new staff

Desired experience for rehab includes:

Reinforce rehabilitation techniques as directed to maximize patient recovery
Participate in Therapeutic Dysphagia Feeding Program as assigned
Provide and receives shift to shift report to ensure continuity of patient care
Assist nurse with patient admissions, transfers and discharges
Report problems and progress to the primary nurse throughout the shift in a timely fashion
Collect specimens from patients as assigned

Rehab Examples

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Rehab Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of rehab. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for rehab
  • Provides education regarding acute rehabilitation to patients, families, physicians, and all other referral sources
  • Participates in marketing and education activities with physicians, medical groups, discharge planners, patients, families and community
  • Answers all call lights
  • Provide and receive shift-to-shift report to ensure continuity of patient care
  • Answer call lights promptly and report problems to a primary nurse/designee
  • Assist with monitoring diets and nutritional supplements, providing appropriate cues to patients for feeding or swallowing once directed by speech or occupational therapist
  • Assists nurse with patient admissions, transfers and discharges
  • Makes bed daily
  • Re-positions patients
  • Knowledge of Allied Health Recruitment
Qualifications for rehab
  • Responsible for the planning and implementation of all aspects of the recruitment process in a multi-state area
  • Work independently in performing full life cycle recruitment, experience with multiple recruiting resource tools including Social & Professional Media
  • Must have Strong organizational skills, creative skill and the ability to work well under pressure
  • The candidate will have a proven ability to work independently in performing full life cycle recruitment, experience with multiple recruiting resource tools
  • They will have strong organizational skills and the ability to work well under pressure
  • A BS in Physical Therapy is required, state licensure as a Physical Therapist by the PA Department of Health
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Rehab Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a rehab. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for rehab
  • Complete all treatments scheduled, requesting assistance from others when necessary
  • Assist with training of technicians and aides
  • Use proper body mechanics when performing treatments
  • Confer with referring M.D
  • Coordinates, collects, organizes and scans Rehabilitation Services data/information as directed
  • Faxes/mails/receives and monitors Plan of Care “POC” for evaluations, re-evaluation, and additional treatment
  • Responsible for tracking and following-up on incomplete POCs with doctors’ offices and/or patients
  • Prepares and maintains logs and databases for POCs, charges, and transfers using Treatment queues in PEDS
  • Reconciles charges and monitors the corrections of any missed charges
  • Responsible for following the discharge process of patients accounts
Qualifications for rehab
  • Six months experience preferably in hospitals, desirable or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Current Texas RN, PT, OT, or SLP licensure or RN Compact State License
  • Pass the licensed personnel FIM exam using the UDSMR Online Credentialing System within 90 days of hire and again as necessary to maintain the facilities UDS-PRO credential
  • If RN, CRRN certification preferred
  • One to two years experience with ID/DD preferred
  • One year experience in a health care setting preferred Physical Demands & Environment Shift work may be required
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Rehab Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of rehab. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for rehab
  • Follows procedures in maintaining environment of care of designated equipment and keeps treatment area organized and orderly
  • Reports unsafe equipment or conditions to Manager or Supervisor upon their discovery and assists in recovery
  • Screens and/or routes incoming calls/messages appropriately
  • Coordinates care of Early Steps patients through continued process and monthly maintenance of required documentation
  • Responsible for assessment of patients referred for inpatient acute rehabilitation services, including making recommendations for alternate levels of care within the continuum to referral sources if the patient is not a candidate for admission
  • Coordinates the gathering of pertinent patient information on referred patients from various sources including the medical record, onsite and telephonic interviews, and through other electronic media
  • Communicates quickly and effectively with all referral sources at every stage of the referral process
  • Consults as necessary with other members of the interdisciplinary team regarding potential admissions
  • Initiates the flow of patient information to the Program Director and Medical Director for review and decision making
  • Initiates the admission of patients by fully completing all necessary forms and insurance pre-certifications
Qualifications for rehab
  • Must hold a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or University
  • Education in Health Care preferred
  • Prior Rehab nursing experience preferred but not required
  • Previous experience in appropriate healthcare setting preferred
  • Ability to observe, assess, record and report social, ADL and psychiatric behavior of persons served
  • Must reside near a major international airport or relocate to Kansas City, MO
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of rehab. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for rehab
  • Communicates quickly and effectively with all interested parties to discern time of admission, patient bed placement, and any special needs of the patient to provide a timely turnaround for referral sources
  • Will assist in the promotion of the inpatient rehabilitation program by providing tours of the unit
  • Will assist in entering all required referral and admission data into the provided computer database
  • Manages all referrals, admissions, and denials from a proactive approach
  • Supervise and coordinate service discipline staff in multiple patient care environments
  • Monitor day to day services, programs and practices to ensure high quality services are provided to internal and external consumers
  • Participate as a member of the regional rehabilitation services management team and supports the accomplishment of targeted regional objectives
  • Provide skilled discipline service therapy to patients/clients presenting with a wide variety of ages, diagnoses and disabilities
  • Assist in the development of new programs and services
  • Manages full operation of the rehabilitation program, including supervision of all staff
Qualifications for rehab
  • CNA certification from the state of VA required
  • Bachelor’s degree in General Studies or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Minimum of one year medical office experience with scheduling responsibilities, experience with a physical therapy or rehab office is preferred
  • Must be able to organize time well and coordinate complex patient needs
  • Ability to multi task, use good interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrate flexibility is necessary in this busy office
  • Must have experience with multiple phone lines, computer proficiency, preferably with exposure to electronic medical records, and
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Rehab Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of rehab. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for rehab
  • Ensures timely conversion of referrals to admissions and facilitation of an effective patient admission process to achieve or exceed all admission goals
  • Manages the Rehabilitation department staffing levels through daily coordination of Rehabilitation staff assignments to meet clinical and operational needs
  • Performs recruitment, selection, development and orientation of all clinical and administrative staff to ensure the delivery of safe and consistent quality care to all patients/clients
  • Conducts chart audits and staff observations to ensure compliance with standards of care
  • Ensures proper functioning of equipment in the rehabilitation department and facilitates performance of preventative maintenance annually
  • Identifies and recommends development of new programs/service enhancements that promote increased clientele
  • Monitors compliance with billing procedures, requirements and deadlines
  • Performs all duties as a staff therapist as assigned or needed, according to discipline, and as professional license allows
  • Performs all duties inherent in supervisory role, including but not limited to orientation, training, coaching, quality assurance, performance reviews
  • Performs a thorough evaluation by assessing the needs of the person receiving services, and sets measurable objectives formulated in conjunction with the rehabilitation team
Qualifications for rehab
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR certification through the AHA is required
  • CPR validation may be required within 3 months of hire depending upon work area specific requirement
  • Prefer prior experience working with children
  • Rehab-related degrees preferred
  • Rehab experience or rehab-related degrees preferred
  • Prefer prior rehab tech experience, experience working with children, or a degree in a rehab field

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