Director of Rehab Services

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Fort Worth, TX US
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Area of Interest:
Patient Support Services
Job Type:
Full Time
Texas Health Fort Worth

Position Summary:
Responsible for planning, organizing and delegating activities as required for the safe, efficient and effective operation of the department including active participation with other hospital and leadership staff to accomplish this objective.  Manages and develops staff as necessary to support the operation of the department and hospital.

Essential Functions:
*Plan, organize and delegate activities as required for the safe, efficient and effective operation of the department including active participation with other hospital and leadership staff to accomplish this objective. Develop and oversee the implementation of policies, procedures, and standards that direct department operations As required for service, verify that standards are consistent with regulatory and accreditation standards and requirements. Actively incorporate measures to obtain compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards and requirements. Identify and utilize processes and resources that support optimal delivery of data and information to leadership team and staff.

*Establish priorities for department growth and enhancement based on customer need, research findings, and industry trends. Effectively market the service to key stakeholders Collaborate with those providing direct patient care and members of other disciplines at all levels in the development, implementation, and evaluation of program and services.

*Prepare the operating and capital budgets for the department In collaboration with the department management and staff, determine the appropriate number and level of staff, balancing competency, patient needs, patient outcomes, patient safety outcomes and productivity guidelines Manage the approved budget and adjust strategies as needed to meet budgeting expectations Regularly communicate with staff and customer groups as appropriate regarding  hospital/departmental goals, results and future direction. Advocate for appropriate fiscal and Human Resources to accomplish work / goals for the Department and the Organization.

*Collaborate with all customer groups (patients, department/hospital staff, physicians and other customer groups), to meet and exceed needs/expectations. Create and maintain a collaborative work environment (patients, physicians and key stakeholders) Actively engage in customer groups on a regular basis to promote effective
customer relationships and communication with prompt resolution of issues and concerns. Evaluates customer satisfaction on a regular basis to determine gaps between actual results and expectations.

*Use benchmark data from internal and external sources to identify opportunities for improvement of care and patient safety. Identify key performance indicators that need to be monitored and evaluated. Develop, monitor and evaluate systems that improve organizational performance. Include department staff shared KPI goal setting, strategy development and outcomes analysis

*Oversee the effectiveness of the department recruitment and retention program, taking action as necessary to provide an adequate level of qualified staff. Promote professional growth, development and accountability in staff, students and colleagues. Track and evaluate staff performance and individual development, holding staff accountable for achieving service expectations. Coach and mentor subordinate staff in order to improve their performance and expand responsibilities Develop and support shared decision-making through the Unit Based Council model in order to develop inter/intradepartmental teamwork and team goal accomplishments Identify leadership talent and actively develops leadership skills Support diversity objectives of the organization in recruiting and promotion into leadership roles.

*Network with peers in State/Regional/Nation to share ideas and conduct mutual problem solving. Promote understanding and effective use of organization management theories and research. Establish collegial relationships with physicians , unit personnel and administration Integrate team -building strategies and principles of group process in iteration with staff. Promote the professional image in demeanor, appearance, attitude and behaviors. Engage in self-performance appraisal on regular basis, identifying areas of strength as well as areas for professional/practice development

Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Health Care Administration. Masters preferred.
• 5 years progressive management experience. .  
• TX licensed Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, or Speech Language Pathologist
• Proactive problem solving; good interpersonal skills; good verbal and written communication skills; basic computer skills; strong financial management skills including analysis and budgeting; knowledge of industry standards and regulatory standards for area
of responsibility; ability to work as a member of a team, to lead, learn and be creative

Entity Information:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930. Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. In early 2014, Texas Health Fort Worth will be opening a new 75,000 square foot Emergency Services Center, one of the largest in the region. Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians on its medical staff.  Texas Health Fort Worth recently received national recognition for its oncology program and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Tarrant County. The hospital is also a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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