Responsible for the direction and oversight of Rehabilitation Services for the hospital. Coordinates and supervises operations of the department, by assisting with budget development, takes appropriate action to ensure department operates within budget guidelines. Guides quality improvement efforts within the department and participates in hospital wide quality improvement initiatives. Completes patient evaluations, develops treatment and discharge plans and provides ongoing patient care as needed.
Promote the Mission, Vision and Values of the organization.
Responsible for the operation of the Rehabilitation Services department and staff.
Responsible for department budget development and ensure department adherence to budget.
Ensure the delivery of quality care through documentation audits, direct observations, peer review and/or other means as appropriate.
Serve as backup and support for PPS Coordinator on completion of IRF-PAI, facility wide FIM education as needed.
Ensure the integration of the Rehabilitation Services department in hospital wide quality improvement initiatives.
Perform patient evaluations, establish goals, treatment and discharge planning.
Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency of all rehabilitation services modalities.
Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly. Maintains department cleanliness and safety. Complies with ongoing departmental inspections of equipment and physical space, makes recommendations regarding equipment utilization and needs.
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.
Serves as a liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
Represent the hospital in the community for the purpose of community service, business and relationship development activities.
Other duties as assigned.
Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
Maintains regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and Joint Commission regulations.
Maintains and ensures patient confidentiality at all times.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled.
Wears identification while on duty.
Attends departmental in services and completes annual competencies/education requirements.
Works at maintaining a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with physicians, departments and staff.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Complies with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety, infection control and emergency management.
Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department.
Treat patients, families and staff with dignity and respect.
College degree and license in healthcare-related field (i.e. RN, LPN, and Therapist) required.
Clinical experience required with demonstrated skills in clinical assessment and marketing.
Minimum of 2 years experience in acute care or rehab.
Requires a professional level of knowledge in physician relations and interfacing with insurance companies.
Extensive knowledge of local provider and medical communities.
Ability to be available for occasional evenings for marketing events, weekend coverage, and routine day travel.
Good communication skills.
Ability to work harmoniously with other personnel.
Ability to deal tactfully with, patients, hospital staff and the general public.
Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
Must maintain valid Ohio driver's license.
Physical and Safety Requirements:
Good general health and stress coping ability. No special physical demands are required to perform the work. Normal walking, standing, sitting, bending, carrying of light items such as books and papers and computer related work. Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with all constituents (patients, families, peers, and other healthcare team members) as needed for leadership, assessment, intervention, and professional development.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.
Job : Clinical Liaison Primary Location : OH-Beachwood-CHC Payroll - University Hospitals Rehab Organization : 6781 - CHC Payroll - University Hospitals Rehab Shift : Day