Rehabilitation Services Program Director

HCA Fort Walton Beach , FL 32549

Posted 5 months ago

Position Summary:

The Rehab Program Director provides the leadership to effectively grow the rehab unit by ensuring clinical excellence, operating efficiency and financial strength. This includes leadership in developing a strong rehab team and partnership with Medical Director and medical staff to ensure the clinical excellence and operational performance of the rehabilitation unit. The Rehab Program Director is also responsible for designing, developing and implementing a strategic plan to ensure the success of the rehab unit's clinical, financial and overall operating performance and successful growth. The Rehab Program Director directs, administers and coordinates the overall operations of the unit, including the goals and objectives established by the Chief Executive Officer of the Hospital.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day leadership within the organization, including advice, guidance, direction and authorization to achieve the clinical and financial goals and objectives of the organization;

  • Design, develop and implement a strategic plan that focuses on clinical excellence, financial performance and market and business development in collaboration with the Rehab Medical Director and manages and directs the rehab unit toward the goals of the plan. Includes effective measures that raise community awareness of services offered by the program.

  • Create and maintain proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures and systems to meet and exceed the clinical and financial goals of the organization included in the strategic plan;

  • Oversee the adequacy and soundness of the unit's financial performance, including reviews of operating results, comparing them to established objectives and takes steps to ensure appropriate measures are taken to correct unsatisfactory results;

  • Motivate and lead a high performance team; attract and recruit and retain required members of the team not currently in place and providing mentoring as needed;

  • Cultivate positive relationships with and maintain an environment of collaboration and cooperation at all levels of the organization, including the Medical Staff and the Hospital executive team;

  • Positively and professionally represents the unit with internal and external customers, other shareholders, and the public;

  • Ensure that all activities and operations are carried out in compliance with local, state, and federal regulation, Joint Commission standards, the Hospital Compliance Plan and all laws governing healthcare operations;

  • Supports the Hospital's Continuous Quality Improvement Plan and measures effectiveness on that plan to demonstrate clinical excellence;

  • Ensures the implementation of Hospital policies and patients' rights and responsibilities;

  • Responsible for establishing and implementing a safe working environment that meets all licensure, regulatory, and accreditation requirements;

  • Provides timely, accurate and complete reports on the operations of the unit, including, but not limited to, measures and effectiveness of achieving operational performance as defined in the strategic plan.

Professional Requirements:

  • Maintains regulatory requirements, including all state, federal, Joint Commission and Hospital Compliance Plan.

  • Maintains cooperative working relationship and good rapport with Medical Staff, hospital departments and staff and other organizations or entities related to hospital business.

  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.

  • Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the organization at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with all constituents (patients, families, peers, and other healthcare team members) as needed for leadership, assessment, intervention, and professional development.




  • A minimum of 3 years healthcare management experience, and/or

  • 1-3 years' experience in a rehab leadership position in a rehab program or rehab hospital, preferred

  • Current state licensure in clinical field, preferred

  • Master's Degree or equivalent in healthcare administration or related field, preferred

  • Employee must have a valid license to practice in their current state

  • If relocating, they must obtain a new license within six months of hire

  • The employee will refrain from any patient care activities until licensed in their new state

  • Failure to obtain a license within six months of hire in the current assigned state may be grounds for termination

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Trauma Program Director


Posted 7 days ago

VIEW JOBS 10/8/2019 12:00:00 AM 2020-01-06T00:00 Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is a 257-bed top-performing quality hospital with over 200 of the most highly respected and qualified physicians in the area. It is the only acute care hospital in the Tri-County area that offers open heart surgery, an Advanced Primary Stroke Center accredited by the Joint Commission and an Accredited Chest Pain Center. An affiliate of the UAB Cancer Community Network, Fort Walton offers a Cancer Care Center that is accredited by the Commission on Cancer Commission on Cancer. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center also provides advanced care for critically ill patients, including cardiovascular and trauma injury care, and emergency services, including a main ER, Pediatric ER and Express ER. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is in partnership with Twin Cities Hospital, located in Niceville. We are the parent company of the Destin Emergency Care Center (DECC) and the Rehabilitation Institute, both located on Airport Road in Destin. Trauma Program Director Position Summary: The Trauma Program Director provides facilitation and direction for a multidisciplinary trauma service with primary focus on developing/implementing and monitoring systems to enhance care of the trauma patient. Serves as a resource for inter-intra disciplinary team members and patient families that participate in the care of trauma patients. The Trauma Program Director is also responsible for the operation and oversight of the Trauma Registry. Responsibilities include case finding, clinical data abstracting and data reporting to the State of Florida, AHCA. Actively works with the Trauma Medical Director and other physicians and clinicians as needed. Collaborates with other disciplines in support of Fort Walton Beach Medical Center's mission and vision and assumes other duties as assigned. Essential Functions: 1. Educates staff, physicians, and ancillary services regarding hospital, divisional and unit specific policies and procedures. 2. Collaborate and maintain liaison role to assure cooperation with police, state attorney, and medical examiner's office regarding criminal investigations /evidentiary requirements. 3. Collaborates with the medical staff and other personnel representatives of allied groups in the planning and coordinating of the delivery of health care services to patients, such as case management and critical care paths. 4. Troubleshoot/problem solves systems' problems related to rescue/trauma center communication and transportation systems. 5. Provide consultative services to health care providers, administrators, and health care consumers regarding trauma care/services. 6. Maintain current knowledge regarding disaster/hurricane preparedness/emergency management. 7. Educate staff, physicians, ancillary services regarding disaster/hurricane preparedness and procedures. 8. Monitor and evaluate the continuum of trauma care from the point of EMS entry to rehabilitation and discharge. 9. Analyze data, identify trends/areas for improvement in processes, structures, and systems impacting trauma care patient outcomes. 10. Collaborate with Trauma Medical Director/trauma physicians to troubleshoot/problem-solve issues related to trauma patient care or process and refer to appropriate source for corrective action. 11. Assume primary responsibility in collaboration with the Trauma Medical Director in tracing, monitoring, and evaluation of required Department of Health Trauma Filters. 12. Assume primary responsibility in collaboration with the Trauma Medical director/trauma physicians for developing, reviewing, and analyzing institutional trauma filters determining variances and assuring follow-up resolution or monitoring for trends by filter and service. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * Current FL RN license required or appropriate compact licensure. If compact license held, active FL RN license required within 90 days of hire. * TNCC provider required within six (6) months of hire * TNCC Instructor preferred * ENPC provider required within six (6) months of hire * ENPC instructor preferred * BLS – AHA Healthcare Provider required upon hire * ACLS required upon hire * PALS required upon hire * Minimum of 10 trauma related CEU's per year required EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: * Required: Two years minimum experience in an ER trauma setting. Detail oriented and must be able to organize and complete work under deadlines. Must be able to work independently. * Preferred: Experience in Trauma Registry activities or Other Registry Database systems. Familiarity with ICD-9 coding, AIS/ISS scoring, TRISS. * Preferred: Training for Trauma Registry, Trauma Registry Certification, CCS, CCS-P, CCA, RHIT OR RHIA, 2 – 5 years Trauma Registry experience * Preferred: working knowledge of medical terminology, coding and classification systems (ICD-0 CM and CPT), anatomy and physiology, and disease process. You are worth more than a paycheck! Enjoy the following benefits and more: * 401(k) with an employer match up to 9% * Employee stock purchase plan * Tuition reimbursement * Paid family leave * And much more! HCA Fort Walton Beach FL

Rehabilitation Services Program Director