HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director Therapy Services in Tallahassee, Florida

Capital Regional Medical Center is a fully-accredited healthcare facility with more than 1,100 employees and 500 physicians.

A 266-bed, acute-care hospital that offers 24/7 Emergency Services in Leon and Gadsden Counties including; a Pediatric ER , Senior Care ER and an Express Care ER . We also offer a Bariatric Center , Behavioral Health Center , Cancer Center , Chest Pain Center w/PCI, Comprehensive Breast Center , Family Center , Heart & Vascular Center , Orthopedic Center , Physical Therapy Services , Stroke Center, Surgical Services , Wound Healing Center , Network-of-Care Affiliated Physician Practices , and more

Position Summary:

Provide leadership for planning, management, implementation, integration and coordination of Rehabilitation Services in support of facility goals dedicated to excellence, effective leadership, and financial stability. Support the delivery of the high quality, cost effective patient care through activities based on facility strategic goals and objectives.

Experience Required or Preferred:

  • Minimum of 5 years clinical Rehab experience, 3 years management experience preferred

    Essential Functions:

  • Directs development of specific short and long-range programs and project plans to obtain the facility objectives.

  • Responsible for the planning and coordination of Rehab activities, the operational efficiency and effectiveness as well as major impact on all other hospital areas.

  • Effectively interviews and selects a qualified number of personnel as required to meet department objectives. Ensures hiring practices conform to appropriate Affirmative Action/EEO practices and regulations.

  • Provides direction to the staff and supervisors of the Rehabilitation Services. Reviews performance of the department staff and approves staff evaluations. Responsible for appropriate disciplinary action of staff members as needed.

  • Oversees the prioritization of projects and directs resources to ensure the attainment of facility goals.

  • Responsible for ensuring the department meets and adheres to all applicable federal, state, JCAHO, and local regulatory agency requirements and for ensuring the department and facilities success in any regulatory survey.

  • Participates on various committees and other task forces as may be established by management to plan, organize and drive the facility.

  • Directs and/or participates in regular discussions and reviews on a variety of diverse/complex issues including financial and administrative matters, which have hospital-wide impact.

  • Responsible for making decisions required to maintain acceptable operations based on strategic goals and policies. Displays ingenuity and foresight in determining the most appropriate solution in the absence of established guidelines.

  • Confers with other department directors when necessary to resolve procedural difficulties, clarifying department responsibilities, objectives and resolving identified problems.

  • Directs, reviews, and analyzes progress and performance of contract services personnel. Makes recommendation on contract initiation, renewals and termination.

  • Responsible for special projects as assigned by the Administrative Management Team. Meets all objectives as set forth in individual evaluation and displays a good work attitude towards job responsibilities.

  • Adheres to hospital/departmental attendance policy, work hours and maintenance of personal appearance as stated in facility policy.

  • Actively seeks ways to control costs without comprising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system and reports trends in occurrences to staff. This information is used to improve patient safety.

  • Ensures staff is educated on established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm.

  • Addresses patient safety in the Performance Improvement Plan.

  • Ensures sound hand hygiene is fostered by education, measurement and intervention, to ensure improved outcomes related to the spread of infections by poor hand hygiene

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Proven administrative ability for the direction, control and planning activities of a hospital based department.

  • Capable of analyzing and preparing complex records and reports.

  • Ability to remain calm, to think and act quickly and logically in a crisis situation.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Good mathematical skills.

    Requires team player, positive, can-do winning attitude.

    Education Required and/or Preferred:

  • Degree in rehabilitation related field preferred


  • BLS – AHA Healthcare Provider required

    Experience Required or Preferred:

  • Minimum of 5 years clinical Rehab experience, 3 years management experience preferred

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Director Therapy Services

Location: Florida-Tallahassee-Capital Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00355-8722