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Director of Therapy - Dignity Health Rehabilitation Hospital
- Director of Therapy - Dignity Health Rehabilitation Hospital (
Job Number: 388758 )
Description Dignity Health East Valley Rehabilitation Hospital
is a joint venture operation and free-standing Post-Acute Inpatient
Rehabilitation Hospital between Dignity Health and Kindred
Healthcare. Our two-story, 58,000-square-foot facility includes a
stroke unit, therapy gym and 50 beds to serve patients recovering
from significant neurological injury, illness and trauma and
similar medical conditions. Responsible for the direction and
oversight of Therapy Services for the hospital. Coordinates and
supervises operations of the department. Maintains performance
improvement activities within the department and participates in
continuous quality improvement hospital wide. Ensures competency of
all personnel. Assists in formulating budgets, evaluates department
performance versus budget and takes appropriate action to remain
within budget guidelines. Develops and implements system of
reviewing department charges, ensures that patient charges are
accurate and entered on a timely basis. Maintains efficient and
effective department operation while requiring compliance with all
state, federal and local regulatory laws, standards and
Manages the Therapy Services Department staff.Supports and
empowers staff to embrace the mission and value statements of the
Observes and evaluates program effectiveness and recommends
changes to interdisciplinary leadership team and Medical Staff as
Develops direct reports to excel in supervision and support of
staff in the interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary model.
Works under the guidance of the CEO and in collaboration with
the Medical Staff and hospital leadership to lead the organization
in the development of clinical programs which may include Brain
Injury, Stroke, Amputee or other clinical programs.This includes a
strong focus on CARF certification.
Evaluates department performance versus budgets and benchmarks
and takes appropriate action to work within budgets and benchmarks
for staffing, outcomes, employee satisfaction, patient engagement
and other key metrics.
Is a key member of the Administrative Team and serves as a
leader and/or member in hospital committees.
Collaborates with Chief Nursing Officer, Nurse Manager,
physicians and interdisciplinary teams.
Other duties as assigned.
Current state licensure as a Physical Therapist, Occupational
Therapist or Speech and Language Pathologist.
Minimum of three years of previous therapy management experience
Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, evaluate and direct
activities of clinical personnel.
Effective oral and written communication skills, in English with
additional languages preferred.
Proficiency in basic computer skills required.
Proficiency of rehabilitation skills in discipline specific area
of PT, OT or ST with the ability to treat patients and mentor staff
Recruiter - Haley L Merrick Primary Location : AZ-Chandler