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Director of Rehabilitation

Kennedy Care Center
Los Angeles, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


  • The qualified candidate must be a OTR, PT or SLP with management experience in order to be considered for this position
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy Program required
  • Preferred two years of experience working as a Director of Rehab in a skilled nursing facility

Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements

  • Active license, in good standing, to practice physical, occupational or speech therapy in State where Skilled Nursing Facility is located
  • Ability to work varying hours, including weekends and holidays
  • Uses sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems based on precedent, example, reasonableness or a combination of these
  • Possesses extensive knowledge of a distinct skill or function and a thorough understanding of the organization and work environment
  • Has a working knowledge of a functional discipline
  • Has working knowledge of the organization
  • Basic computer software skills required
  • Ability to work holidays and weekends as operation demands
  • Ability to maintain the highest standards of ethical, professional, and clinical judgment
  • Must be able to communicate with associates, patients and families of various levels of functioning and various types of behaviors
  • Willingness to communicate perceived physical and emotional needs of patients to other skilled staff to assist with addressing their care needs
  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Ability to lift: up to 50 pounds
  • Requires Travel: Occasionally
  •  The Director of Rehabilitation (DOR) is responsible for managing and supervising the rehabilitation department to meet resident needs, the company’s fiscal requirements, and federal and state regulations
  • The DOR will achieve specific patient care, employee relations, customer service, and financial objectives through strong leadership and effective management of staff, customers, and referral sources
  • Maintains professional conduct, including positive levels of interaction and rapport with facilities and clients
  • Assign patient scheduling and other responsibilities to staff as needed
  • Supervise, orient, train, evaluate, and counsel department employees to improve their job performance and to maintain high standards of performance and patient quality care, in conjunction with the Regional Director of Operations and Human Resources
  • May assist with the interview process for hiring department employees
  • Ensure that therapists and therapy assistants are compliant with documentation
  • Communicate effectively with administration regarding department programs, goals, objectives, risks, and successes
  • Responsible for revenue and expense controls to meet budgetary requirements
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of MDS information
  • Ensure timely and accurate billing of services provided and completion of required documentation and maintain quality of services
  • Be compliant with infection control procedures and environmental safety protocol within a facility
  • Maintain confidentiality of Reliant Rehabilitation, facility, and patient information
  • Attends all mandatory meetings, training, and assignments as delegated
  • Must comply with the position description for the discipline of current license
  • Supervises the work of others in the facility to include, but not limited to: training, scheduling, coaching, resolving issues, maintaining personnel records, and assisting with discipline

Kennedy Care Center

Why Work Here?
Supportive administration, competitive pay and bonus potential, growth potential and paid learning opportunities


619 North Fairfax Avenue

Los Angeles, CA



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