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Area Rehabilitation Director - GAWE

in Gainesville, GA

Area Rehabilitation Director - GAWE

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    3315 Thompson Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30506, US

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The Area Rehabilitation Manager is responsible for directing, organizing and evaluating rehabilitation programs, services and personnel in his/her region, in a manner that supports the goals of Ageility while maintaining federal and state regulations and the state specific practice acts for Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy.

This position will oversee the operations of Ten(10) of our Senior Living Communities- Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care- Outpatient! This is salaried position with a Semi Annual Bonus! This will require some overnight travel as well.


Oversees the rehabilitation management in his/her designated clinics. In collaboration with the Senior Regional Rehabilitation Director, provide clinical coverage on an as-needed basis within assigned geography. Perform resident screens, evaluations and clinical treatments per the needs of the residents in the community and within the parameters outlined for each site visit. Communicates directly with the clinic rehab directors to ensure rehab-staffing levels through daily coordination of rehab staff assignments to meet clinical and operational needs. Reviews daily, weekly and monthly rehab productivity and efficiency to meet financial and clinical goals. Discusses findings and completes reports to the customer, Rehab Director and Senior Regional Director of Rehabilitation. Working directly with the Rehab Director: hires, evaluates and disciplines rehabilitation staff. Ensures ongoing roll out of new policies and procedures to clinics in region. Works with the rehab director to ensure that the Ageility Standards are being maintained. Facilitates appropriate utilization and appearance of rehabilitation space to include coordinated interdisciplinary scheduling of residents. Reviews the medical records weekly, monthly to assure that all federal and state requirements and conditions of participation on Medicare and Medicaid are met and that each therapist and assistant generates an accurate record of the number of treatments provided. Reports these findings to the Senior Regional Director of Rehabilitation on a monthly or as needed basis. Works directly with the clinic rehab director to ensure, communicate and coordinate clinic functions in a constructive manner that helps build team rapport and effectiveness. Responsible for the orientation of new Rehabilitation Directors, and Team Leaders. Communicates effectively with the rehab directors and facility-specific departments to include: nursing, dietary, social services, activities, etc., rehab staff, administrators, corporate rehab director, regional and corporate staff regarding specific issues or projects, goals, objectives and successes. Works with rehab directors to implement appropriate facility procedures to meet Five Star Standards. Assists the rehab director coordinate and assist in the orientation to the community and ongoing training of the rehab staff including Ageility specifics and work injury prevention. Works with rehab directors and Ageility Clinical team to maintain an effective CQI performance improvement program. Participates in regional marketing efforts. Performs other duties as required or directed. Works closely with the Regional Clinical Director in implementation of programs and in mock surveys. Provides educational seminars to therapy and community staff. Identify areas in need of clinical development and works with therapy staff to implement appropriate programs. Troubleshoots clinical challenges in conjunction with rehab and community staff.


  • Employees will be required to perform any other job related duties requested by their supervisor.
  • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, incumbent will possess the mental abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
  • All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech-language pathology school. Three years of strong clinical experience, 1 year of experience delivering outpatient services in the senior living setting with at least 1-year management experience required.
  • Freedom from illegal use of drugs.
  • Freedom from use and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.
  • Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting, or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment in the position.
  • Demonstrates effective time management skills.
  • Ability to communicate verbally with an excellent comprehension of the English language.

Education and/or Experience:

Graduate of an accredited bachelors level or masters level physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech-language pathology college.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Licensed by the state in which the therapist resides or practices.

Active, Valid Driver’s License and able to travel between facilities.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must be able to express self adequately in written and oral communication and to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary care setting with Residents, families, staff members, representatives of community and government agencies.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add and subtract three digit numbers, calculate percentage of whole, measure in cubic centimeters (cc) and measure in feet and inches. Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, length, and height.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to solve unusual or complex problems.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Demonstrates active listening techniques, gains support through effective relationships, treats others with dignity and respect and seeks feedback.

CONTINUING EDUCATION: Attends in-service and education programs and attends continuing education required for maintenance of professional certification or licensure. Develop and maintain professional affiliations.

About Ageility

Five Star Senior Living and Ageility are operating divisions of AlerisLife, a provider of an evolving portfolio of residential and lifestyle services to older adults who want to live life to the fullest. We are approximately 10,000 team members serving in 29 states as well as our corporate AlerisLife headquarters located outside of Boston. Together, we’re assembling a suite of best-in-class products and services to inspire joyful living in a growing range of settings.

Ageility provides both rehabilitation and fitness services for a true continuum of care and return to optimal health. Our Ageility team specializes in older adults, delivering physical, occupational and speech therapy services and personalized fitness programming in more than 200 clinics nationwide. We serve customers within Five Star communities and other senior living communities and settings. At Ageility, we’re reimagining rehab for older adults who are reimagining aging. We invite you to come join a team where you can make a difference!


Ageility, and its parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment with regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or veteran status. In addition to federal requirements, Ageility, and its parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has communities and/or facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Vaccine Requirements
Please note that AlerisLife and its subsidiaries require COVID-19 vaccination and/or proof of COVID-19 vaccination for all employees as a condition of employment, subject to medical, religious or other accommodations or exemptions required by law. We believe this requirement is vital to keeping everyone at AlerisLife and in our communities safe. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the recruiter or hiring manager.

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Who We Are

Ageility is a leading national provider of comprehensive inpatient and outpatient therapy along with wellness and fitness services designed exclusively for older adults residing in active older adult and senior living communities.

Ageility prides itself on the delivery of superior personalized services in an integrated fashion.

We partner and collaborate closely with the care teams in senior living communities to assist in providing continuity of therapy services across the continuum of care with the ultimate goal of helping our patients regain or retain their optimal level of performance.

We are growing! Explore the possibilities of a career with us and learn more about us, who we are, and what we do.