Director Rehab Services - Hospital Rehab Director experience Job Description Director Rehab Services - Hospital Rehab Director experience(Job Number: 00144-7788) Work Location: United States-Florida-Largo-Largo Medical Center - Indian Rocks Schedule: Full-time Description The Director of Rehabilitation Services has the overall responsibility of supervision, coordination, and administration of the Physical, Occupational, and Speech therapy Departments. The position reviews, supervises and directs the functions of the Rehabilitation Services, including Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, to facilitate appropriate and adequate patient care. Experience a higher degree of patient care at Largo Medical Center, part of the HCA West and Central Florida hospital system. Our 456-bed acute care hospital is located on two campuses-in mid-Pinellas County on the West Coast of Florida, providing medical care for the residents of Largo, and the nearby cities of Clearwater, Seminole, St. Petersburg and the Gulf Beach communities. We are the only area hospital with all private patient rooms. We offer career growth, top technologies, and these Centers of Excellence: Chest Pain Center with PCI *Advanced Primary Stroke Center * Heart & Vascular Institute * Spine & Neuro Center * Breast Center * Cancer Care See how we care and you will experience a supportive environment, great people and a wide array of unique services. Make excellence your goal by joining our family of hospitals. EOE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Personnel Management a. Interview applicants, all levels. b. Hire, transfer, promote, discharge staff c. Supervise staff and care rendered to patients. d. Evaluates staff in the following areas: • Clinical skills. • Technical skills. • Adherence to hospital and departmental policies and procedures. • Productivity levels. e. Develop/implement inservice training programs (hospital and departmental). 2. Administrative Responsibilities a. Directs all therapeutic care activities within the parameters defined by legal, regulatory and procedural guidelines. b. Functions independently/interdependently in the patient care process by consulting/collaborating with physicians and other health team members. c. Maintains appropriate medical and administrative records. d. Develops, participates in and submits QA&I studies in a timely manner. e. Delegates and follows up to assure job completion. f. Sets and accomplishes goals/objectives that are reasonable and achievable. g. Establish/implement productivity levels. 3. Clinical Responsibilities a. Develops standards of patient care for the Rehabilitation Services Department. b. Monitors patient care delivery that is age specific for infants, pediatrics, teenagers, adults and geriatrics. c. Assures safety of patients and staff by maintaining quality control of equipment and environment. d. Monitors the documentation of patient are and maintains compliance in the use of those procedures. e. Patient care. • Monitors evaluation and treatment of patients. • Participates in Discharge Planning. f. Monitors staff development. • Holds staff meetings and inservices. • Encourages staff to attend outside seminars/workshops. g. Provides appropriate supervision for Assistants and supportive personnel. Maintains Cost Effectiveness a. Develops and submits a departmental budget. b. Establishes parameters to monitor productivity. c. Monitors productivity and is knowledgeable regarding variances. d. Monitors use of resources. e. Initiates corrective action as needed. Communication a. Maintains a system of verbal and/or written communication which assures upward, downward and lateral directions. b. Maintains a departmental system of written patient communication (charting) which provides information to physicians and other health care personnel. c. Communicates a positive attitude toward the Department, LRH&MC, and HCA to his/her peers, staff and other contacts. d. Demonstrates responsibility techniques. Problem Solving a. Initiates corrective action in system changes, performance. b. Verbalizes an awareness of problem solving dynamics and involves others in the problem solving activities of the Department. c. Resolves conflict situations utilizing the problem solving approach. Qualifications 1. Education a. Graduate of a school of Physical Therapy approved by the American Physical Therapy Association or school of Occupational Therapy approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association or school of Speech Language Pathology approved by the American Speech Language Pathology Association. b. Master's Degree required, preferably in Health Care or Business Administration. 2. Licensure a. Current State of Florida licensure in Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy or Occupational Therapy with Certification by the AOTCB. 3. Experience a. Minimum of 5 years experience as a Physical, Speech or Occupational Therapist. b. Minimum of 2 years experience in a manager/director position, including Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit experience. 4. Knowledge/Ability a. Rehabilitation Services principles, practices and equipment b. Physical, emotional and cognitive aspects of care for infants, pediatrics, teenagers, adults and geriatrics c. Budgeting, financial process, FTE control d. Personnel management e. Problem Solving techniques f. Ability to develop and implement policies/procedures. g. Ability to cope/manage conflict, crises, and stress h. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing Physical requirements include: Ability to lift/carry 50 pounds dead weight with two hands. Ability to lift up to 250 pounds with assistance. Ability to push an object of 350 pounds. Ability to support 175 pound person. Far Acuity: Ability to see clearly at 20 feet or more with or without corrective lens. Near Acuity: Ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less with or without corrective lens. Depth Perception: Ability to judge distance and space relationships. Accommodation: Ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus. Audio: Ability to hear telephone, verbal, radio communications, alarms and beepers. Verbal: Ability to speak English, to communicate clearly on the telephone.