This position provides clinical leadership of patient care services and directs supervision of Therapists and support staff to ensure consistent provision of developmentally appropriate quality patient care in accordance with all applicable federal, regulatory, professional standards and requirements.
- Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
- Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
- Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
- Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
- Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.
- Assists with the appraisal process by bringing a relevant clinical perspective for all disciplines in the program. Assists in the interviewing process and makes recommendations for hiring and terminating employees.
- Coordinates in-service schedules, insuring completion of evaluation forms and presentation of in-service to staff after attending an outside educational activity. Communicates with other site coordinators about in service opportunities both internal and external.
- Develops and coordinates new programs and clinics. Consults with other programs regarding program issues.
- Ensures compliance with governing agencies by participating in surveys, reviewing and recommending updates for program policies and procedures and ensuring ongoing compliance during accreditation interim.
- Evaluates and treats patients, demonstrating knowledge of normal development and skills necessary to provide age appropriate intervention. Provides care as outlined in the standards of care section of the Policies and Procedures Manual. Uses pediatric-based behavior management strategies and matches diagnostic/therapeutic interventions to age and disability of children. Establishes appropriate treatment plan with age appropriate goals and target time frames, which are discussed and mutually agreed upon with the family or other caregivers. Performs assessments, develops, and implements treatment plans for patient populations, including neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, and adults.
- Provides assistance for immediate personnel issues (e.g., signing time cards, processing incident reports in the absence of the Director, Rehabilitation Services). Conducts, directs, monitors, and insures timely completion of discipline specific orientation. Provides direct guidance and leadership to team members.
- Provides clinical leadership and supervision for employees of the Rehab Program by conducting and coordinating internal use review of clinical cases. Provides or coordinates discipline specific education and develops and/or tests clinical pathways. Enhances staff development through the establishment of program and individual goals. Participates in discipline specific and multidisciplinary program expansion.
- Provides educational programs and in-service training to physicians in training, physicians in general, staff, and others in the community.
- Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.