HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director of Rehabilitation in Reston, Virginia
Reston Hospital Center offers a full range of medical services, including 24-hour emergency care. Our 187-bed hospital specializes in maternal/child health, surgical services on both an inpatient and extensive outpatient basis, urological services including lithotripsy, cancer care with state-of-the-art radiation therapy, rehabilitation therapy programs and a wide array of diagnostic imaging capabilities. Reston Hospital Center is a certified Stroke Center, certified Total Joint Center and the only accredited Chest Pain Center in Northern Virginia. Reston Hospital is the only Hospital in Northern Virginia to receive Joint Commission designation as a Top Performer on Key Quality measures for 3 consecutive years.
Reston Hospital Center was recognized in 2011, 2012 and now 2013 for its performance on accountability measure data for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care. A caring organization, Reston Hospital Center is dedicated to enhancing the health and quality of life in our community.
PURPOSE The overall role of the Director is to serve as a role model and organize their respective department services to meet the goals and objectives of the hospital mission. He/she is responsible for the planning, implementation, supervision, and evaluation of the professional, personnel, and fiscal policies of their department.
JOB RELATIONSHIP Reports directly to assigned Administrative Manager.
Education: Graduate of an accredited college or university with a degree in PT/OT/SLP approved by the APTA. Licensure: Current licensure as a Physical Therapist in the Commonwealth of Virginia Certification: BLS/CPR Experience: Eight years of clinical experience with minimum of 3 years demonstrated supervisory, program development and management skills.
JOB FUNCTIONS Planning Communicates to staff hospital's mission, strategic goals and establishes departmental goals and measures of success. Develops and periodically revises departmental plan of organization that defines structure, purpose, working relationships and allocation of resources.
Establishes capital, salary and non-salary budgets annually, consistently with projected workload, productivity targets and new service development. Routinely prioritizes goals and activities and plans strategies to accomplish them. Establishes and annually reviews/revises departmental policies, ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations. Plans and directs preparation for all applicable regulatory surveys/inspections/drills. Identifies new service opportunities for the department, determines feasibility and presents proposal.
Organization Defines roles within the department through development of job descriptions, clearly outlining lines of authority and responsibility. Delegates effectively to staff and provides appropriate direction, support and follow-up. Directs and maintains quality control programs as applicable to the department. Works collaboratively with other managers and staff on inter/intra departmental services and projects.
Leadership/Communication Communicates effectively with all staff by conducting monthly staff meetings and using other appropriate communication channels. Attends Department Manager meetings and then communicates information to staff. Conducts effective meetings with established agenda and good time management. Keeps Administrative Manager informed routinely of any staff performance issues, exceptional departmental operations issues. Motivates staff through building on strengths of the individual and his/her desire to excel. Has developed an effective team where diversity of opinion and the ability to reach consensus are valued and practiced. Manages change by understanding and practicing skills that enable change to occur while enhancing the organizations spirit. Encourages innovation by creating an environment where idea generation and creativity are valued. Demonstrates excellent verbal, written and non-verbal communication skills. Provides objective, factual information about the department when required. Has a good grasp of the daily operations of the department. Effectively manages conflict situations. Serves as a resource to staff and other departments in an effective manner. Demonstrates problem solving ability utilizing appropriate resources. Demonstrates support of administrative decisions. Demonstrates the ability to perform under stressful conditions.
Fiscal Responsibility Establishes Position Control (Plus) for department with appropriate mix of FT, PT staff and skill mix in accordance with needs of the department and budgeted FTEs. Selects staff to ensure competency, effective teamwork and goal congruency; utilizing Targeted Selection methodology. Schedules staff based on average workload and develops plans to adjust staffing as workload changes. Meets established productivity targets for department through appropriate adjustment of daily staffing levels as workload varies. Regularly evaluates staffing and adjusts Position Control (Plus) as workload trends changes. Promotes open professional climate conducive to staff interaction and productivity.
Staffing Establishes Position Control (Plus) for department with appropriate mix of FT, PT staff and skill mix in accordance with needs of the department and budgeted FTEs. Selects staff to ensure competency, effective teamwork and goal congruency; Targeted Selection methodology. Schedules staff based on average workload and develops plans to adjust staffing as workload changes. Meets established productivity targets for department through appropriate adjustment of daily staffing levels as workload varies. Regularly evaluates staffing and adjusts Position Control (Plus) as workload trends changes. Promotes open professional climate conducive to staff interaction and productivity.
Staff Competency Establishes departmental orientation program including initial training and competencies; ensures documentation of completion of orientation is forwarded to employee’s personnel file. Ensures 100% staff attendance at mandatory annual inservices. Coordinates pertinent department-specific education and inservice. Coordinates and documents results of annual staff competency assessment. Reviews and evaluates staff performance 90 days after hire and annually and forwards evaluations to HR within designated timeframe. Addresses staff performance and competency issues in fair and consistent manner through progressive counseling, keeping Administrative Manager and HR AVP informed. Evaluates unit/department orientation/preceptor-ship.
Performance Improvement Coordinates and directs department's participation in collaborative performance improvement activities. Tracks and maintains department's measures of success and communicates findings to staff on routine basis. Encourages, supports and initiates innovation in revising processes. Supports and facilitates staff participation in performance improvement activities and monitoring. Accepts responsibility for assessment of own learning needs and identifies educational opportunities and other strategies to meet those needs.
Customer Service Measures customer satisfaction and implements follow-up action as indicated. Exhibits and promotes behaviors which demonstrate customer focus. Facilitates department environment that supports teamwork and cooperation. Recognizes through departmental policy and practices age-specific, cultural and physical needs of customers in providing service. Deals effectively with patients, physicians, staff, and the public, demonstrating sensitivity and responsiveness in meeting their needs.
Safety Has working knowledge of the operation of department equipment or seeks guidance from appropriate personnel. Reports equipment malfunctions to appropriate personnel and correctly completes work orders. Identifies and removes safety hazards/devices and reports to appropriate personnel. Assures safe, clean and clutter free environment. Utilizes universal precautions by wearing protective equipment (goggles, gowns, gloves and uses correct hand washing techniques.)
Personal and Professional Growth and Development Attends and participates in Department Managers meetings. Accepts responsibility for assessment of self learning needs and identifies resources to meet educational goals. Actively participates in hospital and department committees as assigned. Serves as a positive role model for others. Attends all mandatory inservices annually. Open to learning new skills and applying such skills to new projects.
Clinical (If Applicable) Evaluates, assesses and sets up a comprehensive plan for each new patient according to their age. Assumes responsibility for assigning appropriate personnel to carry out the treatment plan in order to reach short term and long term goals. Ensures proper documentation of all treatment performed. Ensures development of patient treatment plans and documentation of progress in a timely fashion as determined by department policies. Coordinates and supports inter-disciplinary discharge planning efforts. Provides recommendations based on observed evaluation and progress of patients to ensure safe, appropriate and timely discharges. Provides patient education and ensures that all persons involved understand instructions. Education is designed to meet the age appropriate need of each patient along with other specific needs based on his/her mental, physical, and emotional status.
About our employer:
HCAis a provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. HCA is committed to the care and improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. HCA puts patients first and works to constantly improve the care we give them by implementing measures that support our caregivers, help ensure patient safety and provide the highest possible quality.
Title: Director of Rehabilitation
Location: Virginia-Reston-Reston Hospital Center - Reston
Requisition ID: 08540-13521