Job opening in a small hospital located in Southern VA, about an hour from Roanoke and close to the TN border, for Director of Rehab Services to join their team. They have both an in-patient and an out-patient unit. This includes physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech. The position has 22 direct reports. They would prefer a physical therapist to oversee the departments because it is our greatest patient care need. The position will be a working director, meaning you will see patients.
Position Summary: Supervises and directs personnel engaged in medical care and rehabilitation of patients referred to physical, occupational and speech therapy. Differentiates job responsibilities and assigns duties and responsibilities as appropriate to personnel. Coordinates recruiting and hiring of individuals including interviewing potential staff. Performs on-the-job training of personnel using good personnel administration techniques. Prepares personnel evaluation records on Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy personnel and discusses evaluation with employee concerned. Verifies time records for payroll purposes. Oversees that equipment is maintained in excellent working condition. Prepares staff meeting monthly to bring the staff together and give information regarding any hospital changes, departmental concerns and any staff issues. Organizes instruction and demonstration of techniques on new equipment at in-service program. Prepares all periodic reports, including productivity, periodic activity and accountability reports to forward to administration. Monitors Quality Improvement on a continuous basis and prepares monthly and quarterly quality improvement reports. Develops goals and objectives annually. Evaluates services, suggests restructuring as needed, assesses potential new services.
Prepares annual report and yearly departmental budget. Maintains employee morale by meeting annually to discuss their goals and objectives, problems, etc. Meets routinely (as needed) with hospital administration regarding departmental programs, problems, etc. Follows Hospitals’ Mission, Vision, and Values.
*Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Therapy.
*Licensure/Certification: BLS & SC License for PT, OT or SLP required.
*Professional Experience: Three to five years’ experience as a staff Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist or Speech Therapist with at least one year supervisory experience.
The town is located in the Blue Ridge Highlands region of Virginia. It’s beautiful landscape includes lush forests, an abundance of water, fields, rolling hills and surrounding mountains. For outdoors enthusiasts, the 5,609 acres that comprise the Beartown Wilderness are some of the most remote in the Jefferson National Forest. Downtown is undergoing revitalization and that means that there is a blending old and new to start anew! Some of the oldest structures can be found in the Downtown area and many have an interesting story still in the making.
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