The Supervisor, Rehabilitation plans, organizes, develops and manages the operations of the Physical and Occupational Therapy section, including all activities related to staffing, work assignments, hiring and terminations, performance reviews, orientation and professional development.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Manages and directs rehabilitation staff to ensure the effective and efficient operations in the department. Coordinates and administers personnel policies and procedures related to selection, orientation, training, assignment and staffing, discipline, and discharge of staff members in compliance with the organization's policies and procedures, state and Federal labor laws.
Maintains adequate staffing levels to provide quality patient care. Delegates responsibilities as appropriate. Ensures that therapists maintain level of clinical skills necessary to provide quality patient care. Ensures compliance with departmental policies, procedures, practices and standards defined by state, Federal, the Joint Commission, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other regulatory agencies.
Promotes the development of clinical studies and research by staff. Encourages and assists with program development to coincide with the needs of the medical community. Develops strategies for program development by attending professional meetings, associating with peers and reviewing professional journals.
Develops and administers budget requests to provide appropriate staffing, equipment and supplies to maintain quality, safe patient care, and to decrease expenses and increase revenues as possible. Ensures that department records, manuals and directives are current and readily available for review. Prepares appropriate reports.
Serves as a staff resource, and identifies and provides opportunities for staff development, knowledge and skills need to contribute to the success of the organization. Establishes a climate that reduces obstacles and promotes staff to improve personal and departmental performance. Ensures that students and staff receive appropriate training and experience while upholding professional, medical and ethical standards. Conducts staff meetings to expand professional knowledge, and communicates operational needs. Performs comprehensive patient evaluations, upon receipt of a consult, to develop a plan of care and treatment program. Reviews medical documentation and patient history. Selects and accurately performs appropriate tests and measures. Develops effective treatment plans and objective goals with timeframes. Communicates the role of rehabilitative services to patients and significant others.
Develops effective programs, applies therapeutic principles and administers therapeutic interventions. Documents and communications information regarding patient status and treatment with appropriate parties. Establishes rapport with patient in a professional manner. Supervises, instructs, assists, and monitors patient performance and physical status to evaluate effectiveness of program. Maintains effective communication with other patient care providers. Utilizes staff effectively to implement plan of care and achieve goals. Recommends medical equipment, orthoses, accessories and\or supplies pertinent to the medical management of the patient's disabilities, disease processes or wound.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Leadership and supervisory skills required.
Demonstrated teaching and mentoring skills are preferred.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to handle difficult people and situations. Ability to relate to others including patients, employees, coworkers, senior management, vendors and the general public.
Good problem solving skills.
Proficiency in Word, Excel, basic keyboard and computer skills required.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - Bachelor's
- EXPERIENCE - 3 Years of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.
Licensed Audiologist (AUDIOLOG), Therapeutic Recreation Special (CTRS), Occupational Therapist (OT), Psychologist (PSY), Physical Therapist (PT), Speech Language Pathlogist (SLP): Must have one of the following: Occupational Therapist Physical Therapist Speech/Lang Pathologist Audiologist Lic Neuropsychologist/Psychologist Lic Therapeutic Recreational Spec Lic.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!