Director Rehab Unit Indian Rocks Campus

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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 1/24/2017

HCA Healthcare Largo, FL

Largo, FL
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Code: 00144-10011


No Weekends

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. To learn more and to apply, go to EOE

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.
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.

* Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Therapy.

* Minimum of five years experience as a PT, OT or ST. Previous experience in rehabiliation management required. Knowledge of therapy equipment required. Knowledge of State, Federal and JCAHO regulations.

* Current Florida Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Therapy licensed required.

* Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association.

* Organizational, verbal/follow verbal instructions, interpersonal, customer relations, mathamatical, analytical, grammar/spelling, read/comprehend/follow written instructions; excellent communication skills, management and planning skills. Computer skills.

Master's Degree

Last Edited: 08/29/2016