Director of Physical Rehabilitation Services

Location: Potsdam, NY
Date Posted: 11-26-2017
Under the general guidance of the Vice President for clinical services, provides strategic and operational leadership to the Physical Rehabilitation department, providing leadership of individual employees and work teams to achieve defined goals, objectives and outcomes in service, quality, finance, engagement and growth and providing for the efficient management of department resources to achieve goals and outcomes. The Director is also expected to provide hands-on patient care and meet universal criteria established by the organization. Adhere to the professional standards of CPH, the American Association of Physical Therapist and NYS Office of Professions.
  • Strategic Leadership: In collaboration with Senior Leadership, maintains situational awareness of internal and external influences on business success, hospital and service industry directions, positive or adverse trends, opportunities for business development and assists in formulating strategy for operational and hospital success; leads and actively participates in crossfunctional/interdisciplinary teams to achieve overall hospital strategic outcomes; communicates and interprets strategic plans with operational teams, aligning operational goals and performance measures to accomplish strategic imperatives.
  • Operational Leadership: Sets operational goals and objectives for assigned service areas, inviting and incorporating work team recommendations into plans for achieving goals and objectives; develops salient operational measures and monitors, routinely communicating results with work teams, identifying achievements and opportunities for improvement. Addresses adverse trends and outcomes through development and implementation of corrective action plans. Monitors day-to-day operational activity, providing direction and guidance on workplace matters and direct intervention in emergent situations.
  • Financial Leadership: In collaboration with Senior Leader and CFO, develops capital purchase needs and operational budget plan based on data-driven analysis of operational volumes/revenues, operational trends and forecasts, and efficient use of labor/non-labor expenses required to provide service; routinely monitors actual budget performance against budget plan identifying, identifying adverse trends, drivers of adverse performance and developing effective budget remediation plans.
  • Quality Leadership: Identifies accreditation and regulatory standards governing operational areas, and assures the processes, policies/procedures and outcomes meet or exceed standards; Identifies evidence-based quality indicators for operational area, develops measures of quality and implements continuous quality improvement processes to achieve benchmark quality outcomes; identifies key customer and employee safety risks, and implements processes, educational/training interventions, policies/procedures and monitors to mitigate risk of potential harm; provides training to operational employees on quality/process improvement methodology, measures and goals, facilitates quality teams within work area to achieve goals and communicates results to work teams and hospital quality teams. Participates in self and others' education, training, and development. Demonstrates a flexible leadership style, straightforward and upholds composure in all situations. Maintains work-life balance.
  • Service Leadership: Sets and maintains high standards, policies, processes and systems to assure a superior level of customer service, incorporating the needs and concerns of customers into operational objectives and decision-making. Monitors and communicates service feedback results to work teams. Utilizes data and feedback as opportunities to educate, train and develop individual and team performance in service to customers. Establishes and initiates SMART goals and plans to continuously improve service processes and outcomes in operational areas of oversight.
Bachelor’s degree of an accredited program, BA O.T. / P.T. / S.T.. Active and clear NYS license in area of specialty, following NYS Practice Act guidelines. BLS (current or scheduled) Three years of operational experience demonstrating progressive development in leadership. Need someone who has clinical experience (outpatient)
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