Director Therapy Services & Rehab

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/19/17
Less than 5 years experience
Misc. Healthcare
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/19/17

Director Therapy Services & Rehab
at Adventist Health System

Date Posted:9/19/2017ApplyNot ready toApply?

Job Description

Job:  Rehabilitation Services

Organization:  Texas Health Huguley FWS


Job Posting:  Full-time

Texas Health Huguley Hospital Fort Worth South   Operated as a joint venture between Texas Health Resources and Adventist Health System, we believe that total health is achieved through a balance of physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being. With each patient’s unique circumstances in mind, our multi-disciplinary care teams provide a vast array of services, combining state-of-the-art technology with a personal commitment to creating an exceptional patient experience. Our team members also enjoy outstanding care in the form of comprehensive health benefits, a friendly, faith-based work environment, and plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. In addition to earning the Gallup Great Workplace Award six years in a row, we were also recognized as one of “150 Great Places to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review. Our 224-bed hospital includes a medical ICU, cardiovascular ICU, PCU, open heart surgery center and behavioral health. In addition, we have accredited programs in orthopedics, chest pain, and inpatient diabetes, plus an award-winning emergency department. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills:
  •             within department
  •             interdepartmental
  •             with hospital administration.
  • Foster staff development and growth in a caring and respectful manner through:
  •             Feedback-     coaching-      -evaluation    -discipline.
  • Model behavior conducive to the development of a positive, supportive and productive team.
  • Implement associate satisfaction initiatives considering recruitment, retention, development and continuing education of staff.
  • Address issues/concerns related to employee management, and collaborate with EE Relations as appropriate.
  • Demonstrate ability to achieve departmental goals related to the value:  people.
  • Act as the Therapy Staff advocate, monitoring staff satisfaction and resolving complaints
  • Demonstrates and conveys a favorable image of the Hospital.
  • Work within the parameters of defined role, licensing agency and regulatory standards.
  • Fulfill work schedule commitments.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to: self-development, profession THHH
  • Model positive behaviors that are supportive of change.
  • Ensure adherence to Corporate Integrity Plan for self and staff.
  • Demonstrate ability to achieve annual departmental goals related to the value:  mission.
  • Lead/Participate in Rehabilitation Services CQI and PI processes.
  • Utilizes computer access confidentially, appropriately and following HIPAA guidelines.
  • Incorporates patient, physician, customer needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action.
  • Develop and maintain close customer ties, articulate customer needs, and keep priorities in focus with expectations of customers.
  • Establish staff performance expectations regarding policies, procedures, protocols and standards of care.
  • Develop strategic plan(s) on an annual basis, and update/report plans to Executive Team.
  • Participate on committees/councils/task forces as assigned.
  • Collaborate with physicians, administration, and multidisciplinary health care team to promote the provision of quality patient care/services.
  • Model ability to promote patient/customer satisfaction and resolve complaints and conflicts.  Utilize the L.A.S.T. (Listen, Apologize, Solve, Thank) model to address patient/family/customer care concerns.
  • Demonstrate ability to achieve annual departmental goals related to the value:  service.
  • Assure that staff utilizes and applies learning in the work environment.
  • Continuously assess and improve department’s performance, e.g., assess customer satisfaction and outcome data, and take corrective action as appropriate through the PI process.
  • Ensure the qualifications and competence of departmental personnel.
  • Determine staffing needs to provide appropriate care/services within department.
  • Facilitate meetings and projects effectively.
  • Serve as a resource to the hospital, system and community in area of specialty.
  • Demonstrate ability to achieve annual departmental goals related to the value:  excellence.
  • Develop new programs to create new revenue streams.
  • Assure staff opportunities for attending educational offerings which facilitate a healing and caring environment for patients and staff.
  • Oversee staffing and scheduling to assure appropriate staff utilization and continuity of patient care.
  • Takes initiative to complete mandatory job requirements; assumes responsibility for role in Associate Achievement Review.
  • Maximize productivity through development and maintenance of staffing plans appropriate to level of service provided, utilizing benchmarking and best practice standards.
  • Participate in annual budget development and adhere to budget guidelines throughout the year.
  • Provide timely financial variance reporting.
  • Facilitate the acquisition of equipment and supplies necessary to the delivery of care/services.

Job Requirements

What you will need: 

  • Master’s (MPT) Degree,1 to 2Years Position-Related Experience
  • 1 to 2Years Position Related Experience
  • Texas License Registered Therapist
  • AHA Healthcare Provider CPR
  • Orthopedic and Sports Medicine knowledge and experiencepreferred
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