Job opening in a 100 bed hospital located in NW AZ, for a Post Acute Care RN Director to join their team. This position is located near Bullhead City, AZ.
The Director of Post-Acute Care works under the responsibility of the Chief Nursing Officer. Responsible for all physical rehabilitation services including inpatient and outpatient speech, physical therapy, and occupational therapy performed at the hospital. Also responsible for inpatient rehabilitation program (IRF). The Post-Acute Care Director is responsible for the overall strategy, planning, organizing, implementing and controlling functions of these departments. The Director is accountable for the quality of the services provided and maintains certification and accreditation with the appropriate governing agencies.
Job Summary of Duties:
Provides overall direction necessary to insure that department services and programs are provided in accordance with standards established by the Medical Center and outside regulatory & licensing agencies such as TJC, Arizona Department of Health Services and the Centers for Medicare Services.
Promotes and markets the Medical Center’s outpatient therapy and Inpatient Rehabilitation unit to key stakeholders and the community.
Interviews, selects, ensures proper training of, and when necessary disciplines and/or discharges department personnel.
Develops, secures approval of, and implements the short term and long term departmental goals and objectives that assist the Medical Center in achieving the objectives outlined in the strategic plan.
Develops and implements the approved annual department budget.
Leads quality improvement and patient safety initiatives.
Is able to demonstrate extensive knowledge of established policies and procedures.
Promotes an environment that encourages team building by courteously, cooperatively and effectively working with physicians, ancillary, nursing and other support personnel in maintaining the standards of professional nursing practice in the multidisciplinary setting.
Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations.
Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
Assists in on-boarding and mentoring new Directors, Managers, Clinical Supervisors and Resource Nurses.
Degree in Nursing (BSN or higher preferred)
Prior Leadership Experience in Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation Nursing and/or Therapy (Preferred)
BLS required; ACLS preferred; Specialty certification preferred
12 Inpatient Acute Rehab beds with PM&R Medical Director
Outpatient Therapy (PT, OT, ST with Peds and Aquatic therapy)
Total FTE’s- 18
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