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Rehabilitation Therapy Manager

Company: Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington
Location: Arlington
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Description
Rehabilitation Therapy Manager
A career at Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington, a 40-private bed, state-of-the-art inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated as a tri-venture with Lifepoint Health, Texas Health Resources and Methodist Hospital System, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in the Arlington area who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in Tarrant County need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!
Benefits:

Strong interdisciplinary teamwork opportunities
Superior quality patient outcomes
Supportive leadership and culture
CEU Support
State-of-the-art equipment - -
Medical, Dental, & Vision plans
Health Savings Account (with Company Contribution)
Flexible Spending Account (Health Care and Dependent Care)
Life Insurance / AD&D options

JOB SUMMARY:
- - - -The Therapy Manager is responsible for assisting the Director of Therapy Services with the ongoing assessment and improvement of Therapy Services. - Such responsibilities encompass not only the internal functioning of the department, but also the integration of the department into the overall functioning of the organization and its clinical programs. - The Therapy Manager works in collaboration with the Director of Therapy to ensure optimal functioning of both inpatient and outpatient (if applicable) therapy departments. - The Therapy Manager will also assume responsibility and accountability for a designated group of patients and provides therapy evaluations, modalities and treatments, etc. in accordance with established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, maintaining the highest degree of quality patient care.
- - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
--- - - - Communicates with patient, family, caregivers, significant other and members of the healthcare team to achieve rehabilitation goals and promote maximum benefit of care.
--- - - - Provides an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors and staff. -Assesses the risks for safety and implements appropriate precautions. - Complies with appropriate and approved safety standards.
--- - - - Utilizes the appropriate leadership skills in directing, delegating, and evaluation management Practice. - Applies management knowledge principles in order to comply with regulatory Agencies, Federal, State and hospital standards.
--- - - - Coordinates and integrates inter-departmental and intra-departmental services.
--- - - - Develops and implements policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services.
--- - - - Continuously assesses and improves the quality of (care and/or services) provided.
--- - - - Demonstrates communication ability and creates mechanisms to facilitate effective communication within the department and the organization.
--- - - - Demonstrates delegation and leadership ability by providing problem solving, decision making.
--- - - - Meet with staff members as needed to discuss their performance competence and goal attainment.
--- - - - Review therapist's professional objectives.
--- - - - Determine annual competence of staff for their specific job function.
--- - - - Provide new staff orientation to job responsibilities. - Assist in determining end to probationary period.
--- - - - Facilitates the maximum utilization of personnel according to Corporate guideline.
--- - - - Assumes department responsibility for developing, implementing and evaluating a program of staff development for profession and non-profession staff that comprehensively includes competency assessment, orientation, in-services and continuing education.
--- - - Recruits, interview, selects and hires qualified personnel; validates licensure as appropriate, assures the orientation of the new employee; and, evaluates personnel performance to include rewards, promotion, transfers, demotions, suspensions and terminations.
--- - - - Assesses the effectiveness of treatment and modifies treatment to achieve goals.
--- - - - Provides care in accordance with physician's orders and established plan of care.
--- - - - Assesses educational needs of the patient, family, caregiver or significant other and provides education to meet those needs.
--- - - - Plans for discharge.
--- - - Performs other duties as assigned to support the overall effectiveness of the departmentQualifications


-Current licensure as an Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist or Speech Pathologist in the State.
Current Basic Life Support / CPR card.
At least two years of experience as a treating therapist. -
Inpatient rehab experience preferred.
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Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury. We are accredited by The Joint Commission and CARF-accredited for our Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program and our Stroke and Amputation Specialty Programs.
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Keywords: Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington, Arlington , Rehabilitation Therapy Manager, Executive , Arlington, Texas

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