The Clinical Supervisor, in collaboration with and under the direction of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Services Director, is accountable for ongoing shift leadership and operations of a clinical department and for the care safety and quality. The Clinical Supervisor uses sound human resource and budget principles to guide the daily provision of inpatient therapy services to patients and families. The Clinical Supervisor supports comprehensive patient and family services through effective participation with the interdisciplinary team. The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for supervising the department associates and providing patient care when needed. Coaches and guides employees under his/her supervision. Demonstrates Professionalism and Excellence by performing as role model for clinical and service excellence.
EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Pathology.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current license in the State of New Mexico. Current BLS Certification.
SKILLS: Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care/service appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit/department.
EXPERIENCE: Three years relevant experience.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Director, Inpatient Rehabilitation Services
May be exposed to heavy lifting, toxic substance, bloodborne pathogens in the course of normal duties.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to handle emergency situations, prolonged, extensive or considerable standing and walking. Has knowledge of and uses good body mechanics. Occasionally positions, pushes and/or transfers patients or equipment, supplies up to 50 pounds. Hearing and visual acuity within normal limits. Manual dexterity and fine motor coordination required. Ability to demonstrate exercises/interventions.