Rehab Comm Svcs Coord - Rehab- Tarboro- NC

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Vidant Edgecombe Hospital



Vidant Health

About Vidant Edgecombe Hospital

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital, formerly Heritage Hospital, is a full-service, 117-bed acute care facility where residents of Tarboro, Edgecombe county and surrounding communities receive a wide range of health services close to home. Our partnership with Vidant Health enhances our wide range of services and improves the quality of care our patients receive. More than 20 specialties are represented by Vidant Edgecombe Hospital's medical staff, assuring the people of Edgecombe county that almost all their health needs can be met right here at home. In addition to acute care, our services include rehabilitation, oncology and outpatient clinics.


Position Summary

The Rehab Community Services Coordinator is responsible for organizing and overseeing the day to day operations and program development of the supervised exercise program and works collaboratively with the community aquatics program.?? He She is responsible for ensuring the continuous supervision and routine provision of services for the participants in these programs. He She will assist with tasks related to the recertification of patients for services, performing clerical duties, transporting patients, coordinating infection control of all equipment, maintaining, ordering and inventory of patient supplies equipment and coordinating volunteers for the rehab departments.?? He She will be responsible for ensuring the same quality of care for all program participants, regardless of status, which includes race, religion, cultural needs and/or financial needs.?? He She will be responsible for non patient care activities directed at hospital quality improvement, professional growth, and service aimed at meeting the hospitals mission statement.?? The employee will also be responsible for meeting skills competency requirements.

Minimum Requirements

  • Knowledge of growth and development and how hospitalization impacts the patients, ability to document observations in behavioral terms and a strong knowledge of group dynamics.
  • Ability to translate theory and philosophy into usable format, and be able to establish rapport with patients, family, physicians, students, volunteers, peers staff and the general public.
  • One year experience working as an exercise specialist is preferred.
  • Must be able to pass water safety competencies and serve as a second person or instructor in the aquatics program.
  • Knowledgeable of spreadsheets and have organizational skills to generate reports as requested.
  • Possess a valid drivers license and appropriate drivers record to operate our Rehab Van to transport patients and staff on home visits or community outings as needed.
  • Degree in Sports Management Recreation and Leisure Studies, exercise physiologist or athletic trainer certified or eligible or other related field and/or experience in Aquatic Programming required.1 year of aquatic programming experience may be substituted for 1 year of formal education, up to 2 years
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Preferred Requirements

Certified by the Arthritis Foundation of North Carolina to teach pool classes, preferred.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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