Rehab Services Supervisor - Physical Therapy
Company: Hospital Corporation of America
Location: Houston, Texas
Posted: August 11, 2017
Reference ID: 00162-83674
The Woman's Hospital of Texas - Houston, TX
Rehab Services Supervisor - Physical Therapy
The Woman's Hospital of Texas opened in 1976 and ever since has remained the state's premier facility dedicated solely to the health of women and newborn infants.
Located near the Texas Medical Center, Woman's offers 397 licensed beds, including a NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) and a full range of women's health services and newborn infants.
More than 650 board-certified physicians at Woman's offer their expertise and an outstanding level of quality care in the areas of gynecology, obstetrical care, high-risk pregnancy and minimally invasive surgery.
The Woman's Hospital of Texas is currently looking for a Rehab Services Supervisor. This is a full time position.
1. Under the supervision of the Director of Rehab, the Rehab Services Supervisor is responsible and held accountable for providing daily supervision and direction to rehab staff,
2. In consultation with the Director of Rehab, oversees the day-to-day operation of rehab services with attention to, scheduling, equitable and effective distribution of work load, meeting regulatory requirements, operational efficiency.
3. Provides support to ensure staff professional development, job satisfaction and team cooperation. Participates in the writing of annual evaluations and goals for the following year. Assists with quarterly one-on-ones for pediatric team members.
4. Assists the Director of Rehab Services to grow and expand rehab services
5. In the absence of the Rehab Director, assumes responsibility for the department through consultation with the Chief Operating Officer as needed.
6. Coordinates schedules for rehab services. Ensures appropriate staffing for all shifts.
7. Assists the Rehab Director with interviews, recommendations and hiring of potential candidates for the rehab team.
8. Maintains inventory/ordering of supplies within budgeted guidelines.
9. Ensures compliance with policies, procedures and record keeping necessary for meeting standards of accreditation by The Joint Commission.
10. Mandatory compliance with National Patient Safety goals, especially related to patient identification.
11. Responsible for supervising performance improvement projects and reports performed by pediatric rehab team members.
12. Evaluates and treats patients as outlined in the job description
13. Recognizes the purpose of employment is to prioritize the patient as number one.
14. Fulfills the duty and responsibility to maintain competence and to continue personal and professional growth.
15. Identifies and assists with opportunities for performance improvement activities on the unit and with other service areas.
16. Demonstrates fiscal responsibility by taking ownership of time management, decreasing waste (of time and supplies) and promoting cost effectiveness while maintaining patient safety and quality of care. To actively market services to increase volume and awareness.
17. Demonstrates the ability to be an advocate for and strive to protect the health, safety and rights of the patient.
18. Interactions with patients and colleagues demonstrate compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth, and uniqueness of every individual, unrestricted by considerations of social or economic status or cultural beliefs.
19. Communicate effectively with other care providers (physicians, nurses, business office, and medical records) to provide for continuity of patient care and to meet the needs of the customers we serve.
20. Demonstrates ability to fulfill requirements of attendance, punctuality, and timekeeping practices.
21. Behaviors and interactions demonstrate a positive attitude, personal initiative and motivation to achieve the goals of the unit.
22. To uphold the standards of the profession and organization and practice ethically and with integrity.
23. Performs staff evaluations in a timely and organized fashion, actively participating in counseling sessions and pursuing disciplinary action when and if necessary.
24. Other duties as assigned.
Education required and/or preferred:
REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy or Speech Language Pathology
PREFERRED: Master's degree in Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy or Speech Language Pathology
REQUIRED: Current State of Texas Professional OT or PT license granted by the Texas, or Current Texas State License in Speech-Language Pathology, Current BCLS
PREFERRED: Women's Health Training, Levels 1-3 via Herman & Wallace and/or Section on
Experience required or preferred:
REQUIRED: At least two years hospital based patient care experience as a developmental and feeding therapist.
PREFERRED: At least two (2) years hospital OT/PT/SLP management experience of the rehab team