Responsible for the direction of the Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit.Coordinates and supervises operations of the department.Works closely with liaisons and the Medical Director to achieve budgeted census and assure compliance with regulations.Responsible for referral development to include both internal and external marketing.Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities.Assures competency of all associates.Assists in formulating the budget and takes appropriate action to remain within budget guidelines.Develops and implements a system of reviewing department charges, ensures that patient charges are accurate and entered in a timely basis.Maintains efficient and effective departmental operations while requiring compliance with all state, federal and local regulatory laws, standards and protocols.Maintains records pertinent to associates and operation of the department.Prepares reports regarding rehabilitation services, e.g. utilization, performance improvement, service data, outcome data, productivity, including the long term capital budget and the short term operational budget.Works closely with medical staff leadership to develop, implement and maintain clinical programs that enhance the quality of care and achieve a high level of patient, family, associate and provider satisfaction.
Bachelor's degree required.
Master's degree, preferred
Current state license: Registered nurse, physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech-language pathologist, social worker.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.