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Department Manager Rehab Unit

Company: Riverview Health
Location: Noblesville
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:


  • The incumbent shall be responsible for providing nursing services including assessment, treatment planning and therapeutic interventions in an interdisciplinary environment consistent with the position's qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards. the incumbent shall also be accountable for and contribute to program development, quality improvement, problem solving and productivity enhancement in a flexible interdisciplinary fashion.JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
      • Coordinate the development of team members through structured activities
        • Nursing staff orientation is planned and conducted in coordination with hospital nursing services policies
        • Assist program director in identifying education needs of nursing staff and implement in-service sessions
        • Attend/present at unit in-service sessions as scheduled
        • Encourage and assist with the development of student programs
        • Assist program director/hospital nursing services with recruitment and interviewing process
        • Nursing staff is supervised and input is provided to hospital regarding evaluations as requested.
        • Function as a member of the leadership team with the program director and the medical director
          • Attend meetings and actively participates in problem identification and the development of options for resolution
          • Assist with budget preparation
          • Promote the integration of the rehabilitation of the unit into hospital culture
            • Horizontal and vertical flow of positive communication is maintained with all departments of the hospital
            • participate in hospital committees as directed by program director or requested by hospital
            • Communicate and demonstrate a professional image/attitude for patients, families, clients, coworkers and others
              • Adhere to applicable dress code
              • Adjust personal schedule to meet needs of the unit when requested
              • Protect patient confidentiality at all times and facilitate effective communication with all patients
              • Communicate professionally with various publics as evidenced by customer/client satisfaction
              • Promote adherence to policies and practices of applicable professional organizations, client hospital and RehabCare Group
                • Is familiar with and acts as a resource for team members regarding the contents of applicable professional code, hospital policies, unit p&P, and company SOP/handbook
                • Contribute to client relations and marketing activities
                  • Assist the program director in establishing contact with discharge planners, physicians and other referral sources
                  • Establish a positive relationship with facility personnel including administration nursing, and therapy team members
                  • Monitor nursing staff competency, licenses/certifications and memberships in applicable professional organizations
                    • A competency and/or skills assessment is satisfactorily completed annually by all
                    • Applicable licenses/certifications are current for all clinical team members
                    • Incumbent license/certifications and memberships are current.
                    • Maintain clinical expertise in the field of rehabilitation, for the age population(s) served, through practice and continuing education
                      • Assume the responsibilities of team leader/charge nurse as necessary
                      • attend external professional growth activities as scheduled and communicate information to the team
                      • Participate in pre-admission screening
                        • Pre-admission is completed according to policy and procedure
                        • Conduct initial assessments
                          • Choose the appropriate assessment tools, adaptive equipment and material/props used in the assessment based on the age and developmental level of the patient
                          • Patient assessment is completed and in the medical record within eight hours after admission. Data is recorded in the appropriate areas
                          • Document the source of patient care including progress made and continuing need for treatment
                            • Weekly progress notes are completed according to policy and procedure
                            • Discharge summaries are completed according to policy and procedure
                            • Provide patient and family education on tasks and resources that will assist with continued functional independence.
                              • Integrate family members into the treatment, educational and discharge planning process for a safe transition home, and to ensure continued care needs are met
                              • Effectiveness of education measured by peer input, family verbal feedback and patient satisfaction surveys
                              • Favorable attitudes and motivation toward the rehabilitation process are evidenced by positive patient satisfaction surveys
                              • Act as a resources to team members in the development of new methods of delivering education to patients an family
                                • Gather input from team members on the needs of patients and families for education
                                • Ensure that educational methods are adapted to meet patient and family needs and are based on patient age, cognitive abilities and/or developmental level
                                • Coordinate treatment activity between nursing and therapy team members
                                  • Facilities nursing involvement in the interdisciplinary team process
                                  • Participate in the development of interdisciplinary program components (i.e. ADL routines, bowel/bladder training).
                                  • Participate in clinical staffing and encourage team members to provide/seek input to/from others on patient care
                                  • Solicit input from nursing/therapy team members on issues relating to patient care, team development and program development
                                  • Use and update unit communication methods in a timely manner
                                  • Take immediate action through appropriate channels to correct adverse situations involving team members
                                  • Participate in team business meetings
                                    • Attend team business meetings and offer ideas/ solutions in problem solving situations/activities regarding the problem
                                    • Contribute to development of improved efficiency and productivity of unit clinical/administrative functions
                                      • Work with program director to develop, institute, revise and promote plans for effectively achieving unit goals
                                      • Facilitate the implementation of system improvements, and new program components
                                      • Offer to assist other team members and demonstrates flexibility in carrying out shared team functions including special projects
                                      • Participate in coordination of unit quality management and program evaluation
                                        • attend/lead scheduled unity quality management meetings as assigned
                                        • Develop, initiate and maintain the CQI plan
                                        • Integrate the nursing CQI activities into the hospital plan
                                        • assist team members in the interpretation of reports/data to improve quality of care delivered
                                        • Participate in the formulation of rehabilitation nursing policy
                                          • Review policies and procedures on an annual basis for continues appropriateness.
                                          • Make revisions as appropriate to maintain compliance with applicable licensing and regulatory requirements and practice developments
                                          • Participate in survey preparation activities
                                            • demonstrate knowledge of criteria/accredidation standards and assist with survey preparation as assigned
                                            • Interact with assigned program consultant
                                              • Participate as requested in program consultant site visits and follow through on requested tasks
                                              • Work with the program consultant to effectively implement program components identified in company P&P
                                              • Participate in unit safety committee activities
                                                • Attend meetings and complete assigned duties as requested
                                                • Promote compliance with safety standards and reduction of potential hazards
                                                • Evaluate ongoing data as it pertains to fall rates and other significant incidences
                                                • Communicate finding and activities of the safety committee with staff
                                                • Contribute to the delivery of cost effective care
                                                  • Maximize nursing staff productivity through effective scheduling
                                                  • Utilize resources appropriately and use/maintain equipment in order to prolong working life.
                                                  • Other duties as assignedEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
                                                    • Level of Education
                                                        • Minimum: Graduate of a nationally approved school of nursing
                                                        • Preferred: BSN/ CRRN
                                                        • Level of Experience
                                                            • Minimum: Experience working with an adult geriatric population
                                                            • Preferred: Experience serving people with physical disabilitiesADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
                                                                • State Issued License - Yes
                                                                • CPR - N/A
                                                                • ACLS - N/A
                                                                • PALS - N/A
                                                                • Specialty - Yes ;
                                                                • Type of Specialty Certification or other Licensure, if required: Registered Nurse license in the state of Indiana

Keywords: Riverview Health, Noblesville , Department Manager Rehab Unit, Executive , Noblesville, Indiana

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