In her role as Rehab Director, Ramsey will review the center’s current rehab program and will use her expertise to develop a comprehensive rehabilitation program for the center aimed at getting patients home safer and quicker, while meeting all of their rehab needs.
Ramsey received her M.S. in Speech Language Pathology from Vanderbilt University.
Ramsey will recruit the best possible rehab therapist team for the center and will provide oversight and support of the center’s rehab program on all levels. In addition, Ramsey will provide daily management of post-acute/long term care including; RUGS management, FIM utilization, survey compliance and budget requirements.
Ramsey is a member of Revera Nursing & Rehab’s Premier Therapy Services team: Premier Therapy Services provides a comprehensive array of rehabilitation and therapy services to help patients recover as fully as possible following an accident, illness or surgery, and the company’s staff of rehabilitation therapists work within all thirty of Revera’s skilled rehabilitation and nursing centers.
Ramsey won the title of “Premier Therapy Rehab Director of the Year” in 2010.
Prior to joining Revera, Ramsey worked as a Facility Rehabilitation Director with Extendicare. In her role, Ramsey provided facility-based management for up to four skilled nursing facilities in the Indiana and Kentucky area. She was responsible for speech language pathology services at one facility including screenings, evaluations, intervention, documentation and trainings. Key areas of treatment were dysphagia, voice, adult language and cognitive linguistic intervention.
“We are pleased to welcome Susan Ramsey to the Montesano Health and Rehab team as Rehab Director, “ said Amad Nazifi, executive director. “Superior clinical care and outcomes start with a strong rehabilitation program; Susan’s extensive rehab background coupled with her proven results will surely elevate the quality of rehab care and outcomes we provide to our patients at our center.”
About Premier Therapy Services
Premier Therapy Services provides a comprehensive array of rehabilitation and therapy services to help patients recover as fully as possible following an accident, illness or surgery, and the company’s staff of rehabilitation therapists work within all thirty of Revera’s skilled nursing centers.
About Montesano Health and Rehabilitation
Montesano Health and Rehabilitation Center, part of the Revera family of centers, offers post-acute care and therapy after surgery or illness for adults of all ages, as well as long-term, respite and hospice care. For more information, visit www.reveramontesano.com or call 360-249-2273.