Physical Therapy Manager | In-Patient | Christiana Hospital

Christiana Care Health System Newark , DE 19712

Posted 5 months ago

General Description

To provide overall supervision and direction for the Physical Therapy Department of Christiana Hospital.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides direct clinical evaluation and treatment of patients referred for physical therapy and interprets the results in an accurate and timely manner

  • Directs the day-to-day operations of the Physical Therapy Department

  • Provides clinical oversight for staff providing physical therapy evaluation and treatment to patients

  • Provides leadership to staff on the current programming for Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Services

  • Is responsible for performance management of staff, including staff development

  • Manages the fiscal operations of the Physical Therapy Department

  • Evaluates the effectiveness of physical therapy programs and provides feedback for changes that may be necessary or improvements that can be achieved. Performs as a leader and active participant with performance improvement

  • Provides leadership and direction for clear concise documentation of patient progress and to monitor staff compliance with documentation guidelines, rules and regulations

  • Maintains current knowledge of rules and regulations that govern the practice of physical therapy and orients staff and managers on changes

  • Promotes excellence in patient relations, giving the utmost to caring and compassionate treatment of those referred to our care

  • Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to manager in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors

  • Performs other related duties as required

DIRECTION/SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:

  • Senior and staff physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, rehabilitation aides, students, volunteers

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master's degree graduate of an A.P.T.A. approved school of Physical Therapy

  • At least 5 years of experience in direct clinical care within a rehabilitation setting

  • Previous management/supervisory experience preferred

  • Delaware Physical Therapy license or eligibility for licensure

  • Experience in basic business practices

  • Experience with budget process

  • Knowledge of management principles and techniques.

  • Skill in listening and counseling of staff

  • Ability to interact within a group setting to accomplish common goals

  • Ability to build and sustain positive working relationships

  • Ability to balance administrative and clinical tasks

About Us

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you require reasonable accommodation to apply for a position, please contact our Human Resources Service Center at (302)327-5555 or (866)849-8598.

Our Employee Welcome Center is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm to assist you in person with our application process.


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Physical Therapy Manager | In-Patient | Christiana Hospital

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