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Physical Therapy Clinical Director

Location: Seward and Fairbanks, Alaska
Date Posted: 05-23-2018
Position:       Physical Therapy Clinical Director 
Location:      Seward, Fairbanks, Anchorage
Pay Range:    DOE

The Clinic Director is responsible for the clinical service, operations, clinic growth, and staff development in a collaborative approach that is aligned with company vision and mission.
The successful Clinic Director will maximize clinic growth by providing uncompromising therapy service and by consistently seeking opportunities to develop referral sources.
Success will be measured not only by meeting profit, and growth goals, but also by the relationships built with the staff, patients and referral sources, and the clinical training and development of staff for career progression.
Must be willing to become IAOM certified.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Clinical :
  • Directs patient care and supervision of care including evaluation, assessment and planning. Ensures quality of patient care, integrity of specialty services.
  • Assures staff remains current as the rehabilitation field advances, by providing learning opportunities to develop advanced clinical skills.
  • Promotes and guides professional development and morale of clinicians.
  • Assists in development and implementation of clinic policies and procedures regarding patient care and compliance policies.
  • Assures necessary equipment is available and in a clean and safe working order.
  • Participates in opportunities with company research programs and projects.
Management :
  • Directly supervises assigned clinical and administrative staff.
  • Recruits, selects and retains top clinical and administrative staff.
  • Practices sound employee management techniques in accordance with company administrative procedures, the employee handbook, and existing state, federal and other employment laws.
  • Consistently communicates with staff through scheduled staff meetings, annual reviews, and an informal open-door practice.
  • Advances the growth of the clinic by actively supporting the company vision and mission.
  • Assures compliance with State Federal/Medicare guidelines and company compliance policies. 
  • Develops and implements a business plan which includes enhancing existing relationships and building new relationships with physicians, nurses, clinicians and other potential referral sources.
  • Provides educational marketing programs for referral sources, area businesses, and the general community.
  • Analyzes patient survey satisfaction feedback to understand how to improve services.
  • Communicates with referral sources by providing regular feedback regarding patient progress.
Performance Measures:
  • Quality of treatment provided represented by feedback from referral sources and patients
  • Continued development of staff and mentorship of clinicians
  • Recruitment, selection and retention of top performers
  • Compliance with Federal/Medicare guidelines and company policies
  • Financial performance by meeting budget goals
    1. Net per visit
    2. Census management
    3. Productivity (visits day per therapist and scheduling)
    4. Financial forecasting
    5. Performance of duties listed and duties that may be added to the non-inclusive list in this Position Description
  • Knowledge:  Must be willing to become IAOM certified.
  • Skills and Abilities:  Effective time management is demonstrated by completing all billing-related documentation prior to end of the patient visit, and by completing all other patient-related documentation by the end of that same work day.  Maintains a safe working environment that is well organized. Demonstrates strong intercommunication skills interacting professionally with physicians and colleagues.
  • License, Certification, Registration or Degree Required: Must meet Alaska state licensure requirement by graduating from an accredited physical therapy school and successfully passing the national board exam.  Must participate in annual APT Leadership Initiative and training program.
  • Must be available to both staff and the Director team beyond usual clinic hours.
Skills and Abilities: Communication and Relational
  • Build rapport and effective partnerships with clinical directors, staff in all departments and at all clinical sites.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal and active listening skills.
  • Ability to give and receive feedback in a professional and objective manner
  • Collaborative approach to problem solving – create open atmosphere for resolution of conflicts
  • Invest in ongoing personal development
  • Must be available to both staff and the Director team beyond usual clinic hours.
All qualified candidates who meet or exceed the above Position Qualifications or have relevant experience will be contacted.
AES provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. While working within the parameters of an Alaska Native Organization, hiring preference will be given to shareholders/spouses/descendants and other Alaska Natives in accordance with Public Law 93-638.

AES matches job seekers with opportunities in which they are recognized and rewarded for their experience, skills and abilities.  AES is proud to be an Alaskan-owned company building relationships on integrity and trust since 1977. Our Services are always FREE to candidates. 
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