DUHS Assistant Vice President - Rehabilitative Services
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 155929
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 957 inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 51 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; an Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. In fiscal year 2018, Duke University Hospital admitted 42,916 patients and had 1,085,740 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S News & World Report named Duke University Hospital #1 in North Carolina and #1 in the Raleigh-Durham area in 2018-19.
Duke University Hospital is ranked in the top 20 nationally for seven adult specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
General Description of the Job Class
Supporting the organization's mission, vision, values, strategies and goals for growth and development
Monitor the overall performance of all the department and develop goals to improve performance and outcomes, including clinical quality and financial
Support a positive work culture within the department and across departments
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
Provide leadership for physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy (where applicable), rehabilitative services across the health system. Provide leadership and direction to the organization and therapy staff through performance coaching, oversight and/or delegation.
Responsible for the successful achievement of strategic goals and objectives of the health system and health enterprise. Develop and implement a strategic vision for the therapy/rehab services for the health system.
Recruit, retain and develop a highly-skilled professional staff and ensure staffing meets patient care needs.
Collaborate with the academic Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Doctorate of Occupational Therapy and Masters of Speech Pathology programs to support and advance the academic mission of DUHS.
Develop new business strategies to enhance market share and improve overall performance in quality, finance, work culture and patient satisfaction. Represent these service areas to the external market, as well as internally, through the application of community relations and marketing activities.
Work with leadership teams throughout the hospital, serving as the resource to help reduce costs, enhance revenues, and achieve effective utilization and quality goals. Analyze and utilize information to develop and support management decisions.
Communicate key information to the stakeholders of these service areas with respect to managed care, marketplace needs, the competitive environment, cost management and customer-focused programs and services.
Participate actively in local, state and national associations.
Optimize resources and maintaining compliance with all regulatory bodies. Ensure compliance with all local, state and national regulatory bodies.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Doctorate of Occupational Therapy required. Masters in Health Care Administration preferred.
5-10 years of Management experience.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
Eligible for licensure in the State of North Carolina
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level
Able to develop people and leaders
Create a supportive work environment
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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
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