Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy

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  • 13 Feb 2017 1:22 PM | Anonymous

    Rehab Operations Manager

    Newton, MA

    About Us

    Five Star Senior Living, a national healthcare and senior living provider headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, proudly offers the highest quality service and care with the warmth and hospitality of home. Founded in 2000, Five Star has two major operating divisions: Five Star Senior Living and Five Star Rehabilitation Services. The Five Star Senior Living division includes more than 260 senior living communities across the United States and is one of the country's largest providers of quality retirement living in the nation offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's/Memory Care, Healthcare Centers with Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Retirement Communities. Five Star Rehabilitation Services include outpatient rehabilitation, day programs, and respite/short stay options.

    Location Information

    Five Star Senior Living's corporate headquarters are located in Newton, Massachusetts. Just 20 minutes outside of downtown Boston, the building features easy access to public transportation and the Massachusetts Turnpike.

    Key Responsibilities

    This position works closely with the VP of Operations to evaluate, enhance, grow and maintain operational performance in the inpatient clinics, outpatient clinics and home health contracts.

    • In addition this position will oversee Medicare B appeals, audits, and regulatory issues related to Rehabilitation services

    • Monitors, analyzes and trends data for outpatient clinics and identifies opportunities to improve clinical and financial performance.

    • Works collaboratively with team to identify and support new clinic startups.

    • Works with VP and Financial analyst on identifying operational and financial opportunities and develops plans for improvement.

    • Performs due diligence to assess future business growth opportunities.

    • Works with business office, clinical and financial analyst on month end close activities.

    • Serves as a technical resource for the rehab software applications.

    • Works collaboratively with the Rehab Clinical Manager with respect to planning, implementation, training and oversight of rehab software applications

    • Manages the rehab software financial and Medicare reports,

    • Maintains focus on increasing Med B , Home Health, and Managed Care growth

    • Supports the growth of wellness and personal fitness program

    • Interprets and distributes regulatory transmittals, guidances, NCDs and intermediary LCDs and updates to physician fee schedule

    • Insures focus on ICD-10 coding conventions to insure proper claims processing

    • Insures accurate application of the CCI Edits and Modifier 59 prior to claims processing

    • Monitors, analyzes and trends data for improvement in areas such as: treatment days, CPT utilizations, timed vs. procedural codes, application of modifiers, g-codes, etc.

    • Work with the Outpatient team on documentation and coding readiness for new clinics.

    • Provides oversight of the Medicare appeals processes; facilitates the review and approval of documentation prior to submittal

    • Responds to, coordinates, educates and supports the fields on audits including: Medicare probes, Focused reviews, RAC’s, SMRC’s ZPIC’s, OIG audits, and others.

    • Analyzes appeal trends and educates the field accordingly.

    • Develops and/or refines systems and processes to insure standardization of practices and compliance with Medicare/third party rules and regulations.

    • Insures the availability of an current policy/procedure manual that is comprehensive and reflective of established business practices.

    • Provides comprehensive monthly reports for all levels of appeals.

    • Performs audits remotely and in the field.

    • Perform duties as assigned by the Vice President of Rehab and Wellness Services.

    • Provides supervision to Medical Record Reviewer.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of an accredited Bachelor, Masters, or Doctorate program of Physical, Occupational or Speech Therapy or

    • Graduate of Assistants program (PTA or OTA) w/Master’s degree in Healthcare Management or MBA in similiar discipline)

    • Must possess advanced experience in Rehabilitation: operations, reimbursement, and regulatory compliance.

    • Strong clinical and teaching skills are required. This person must be able to communicate professionally with various levels of personnel throughout the organization

    • This position is based at Five Stars' Corporate office in Newton, MA.

    Shift/Hours: 40

    • License Certification

    • Most hold a license as a Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist or a Speech-Language Pathologist

    Contact: For more information contact Dave Glassburn at dglassburn@5ssl.com or 866-670-8721 or visit us on line at www.5ssl.com

    EEOC

    Five Star 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, Five Star 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.

  • 10 Jan 2017 10:32 AM | Anonymous

    Rehabilitation Therapy Associates, LLC

    Immediate School Positions Available

    OTA

    Long term maternity leave

    School system position

    Part time

    Four days/week

    128 area

    OT

    School system position

    Part time

    8-10 hours/week

    Cape Ann Area

    School experience required

    Will consider new grads with pediatric affiliations

    Opportunity to gain school experience

    Various Populations

    Massachusetts OT license and

    NBCOT certification required

    Contact us now!  

    Rehabilitation Therapy Associates LLC

    P.O. Box 449

    Amesbury, MA 01913

    Phone: 603-394-7747

    Fax: 603-394-7746

    Email: rta-ot@comcast.net

    Occupational Therapy Services for Skill Development

    Our mission-To provide quality occupational therapy services to a variety of clients to increase independence and skill development and to provide a mentoring, supportive environment to occupational therapy practitioners

  • 05 Jan 2017 4:47 PM | Anonymous

    Coordinator – Post Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)/Assistant or Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy

    We seek a dynamic individual to direct the Post Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Program and teach within the program.  The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, EdD, OTD, etc), be a licensed occupational therapist, and have a strong academic background in higher education.   The ideal candidate will also have clinical experience in physical, cognitive, and/or other areas of general rehabilitation practice.  Experience in teaching in a distance and/or blended format is required.

    Bay Path University is an institution that places the utmost importance on the faculty’s ability to teach and relate to all students, whether in undergraduate or graduate programs.  The importance of teaching at the graduate level equals the importance at the undergraduate level.  At the same time, Bay Path University is committed to advancing its Health Care and Health Science programs.  The Post Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) exists within the Bay Path University School of Education, Human and Health Sciences, and, as such, contributes to the overall graduate academic commitment to a sound and exciting Liberal Arts education. 

    JOB SUMMARY: 

    The Coordinator will report directly to the Assistant Dean of the Occupational Therapy Programs/Program Director of the Master of Occupational Therapy Program and the Dean of the School of Education, Health and Human Sciences.  The Director will teach a minimum annual load of 18 credits and will demonstrate the ability to creatively engage students in didactic and experiential learning opportunities in the on-line environment, and collaborate with the Assistant Dean, Dean of the School of Education, Human and Health Sciences, and other faculty members/staff of the Occupational Therapy Department.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    • In coordination with the Assistant Dean of the Occupational Therapy Programs/Program Director, be responsible for the management and administration of the program, including planning, evaluation, budgeting, selection of faculty and staff, and commitment to strategies of professional development.
    • Teach a minimum of 18 credits annually within the OTD program. (This reflects release time allowing the Coordinator to perform all necessary administrative duties).
    • Participate in departmental and institutional meetings, committees, and functions as necessary and appropriate.
    • In collaboration with the Assistant Dean of the OT Programs/OT Program Director and the Dean of the School of Education, Health and Human Sciences, oversee the OTD program, scheduled to begin with its first cohort in Spring 2017.
    • In collaboration with the Assistant Dean/OT Program Director develop and implement an academic advising plan for all OTD program students.
    • Advise OTD program students in academic and professional issues.
    • Participate in the admissions process, which may include Open Houses, webinars, orientation, communicating with prospective and/or accepted students, and interviewing students as requested.
    • Work collaboratively with the Assistant Dean of the OT Programs/OT Program Director, and other OTD faculty and staff for program assessment and student learning outcomes.
    • Lead the development of the assessment plan for the OTD program.
    • Work collaboratively with the Assistant Dean/OT Program Director and the Dean of the School of Education, Health and Human Sciences to ensure program meets standards consistent with University requirements; gather outcome data for inclusion in appropriate annual reports.
    • Engage in a process of formative and summative course evaluation to enhance the student learning experience.
    • Engage in appropriate and relevant professional development.
    • Maintain professional licensure as required.
    • Maintain an active presence on the campus including attendance student events.
    • Participate in program and curriculum development.
    • Attend faculty and other University meetings.
    • Attend all major University events (e.g. Commencement, Convocation).
    • Identify student learning needs; propose solutions to address needs.
    • Adhere to HIPAA and FERPA regulations including privacy standards.
    • Attend trainings as required.
    • Supervise OTD program faculty and staff.
    • Hire and orient new adjunct and full-time faculty for each academic year.
    • Review and update all assessment plans for the OTD program.
    • Review all course evaluation and other available outcome data (e.g. student satisfaction surveys, portfolios, employer or internship feedback) and incorporate findings into assessment plans in collaboration with Assistant Dean/OT Program Director.
    • Attend to departmental administrative duties as they arise.
    • Participate in summer admissions activities and events as requested.
    • Develop schedule for OTD program.
    • Oversee orientation for incoming OTD program students.
    • Collaborate with the Assistant Dean/OT Program Director, the Instructional Designer, and OTD faculty/staff to develop interactive online activities and instruction for OTD courses.

    QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • An earned doctoral degree in Occupational Therapy or a related health care field (if doctorate is not in OT, a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in OT is required).
    • Minimum of 8 years of documented experience in the field of occupational therapy.
    • Strong clinical background in physical, cognitive, pediatric, and/or other areas of general rehabilitation practice.
    • At least 3 years of experience in a full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the post-secondary level.
    • Initial credentialing through NBCOT; professional licensure in Massachusetts.
    • Additional Connecticut license desired, but not required.
    • Experience teaching in an online or blended format.
    • Administrative experience including, but not limited to, program planning and implementation, personnel management, evaluation and budgeting.
    • Scholarship of application as well as teaching and learning.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with faculty, students, staff, and administration.
    • Experience teaching in an online or blended format.
    • Ability to use the University’s resources, notably technology, to promote effective teaching and learning.
    • Possess strong organizational and leadership skills.
    • Interest, initiative, and ability to work with the Dean of the School of Education, Human and Health Sciences, department faculty, and administrators for program development, implementation, and outcomes assessment.
    • An ability to be passionate about Bay Path University’s history, mission and hallmark strengths.
    • Valid driver’s license necessary. 
    • An appreciation for the University’s mission, purpose and goals and the role of faculty in achieving those goals.

    Applicants for this position should submit a cover letter outlining salary requirements, resume, and contact information for four professional references.  All applications should be sent electronically in MS Word format to hr@baypath.edu. 

     

    An equal opportunity employer, Bay Path University is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff.

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