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Program Mgr, Rehabilitation

Job ID: 952572
Facility: Vidant Medical Center
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Sep 13, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Position Summary

The Rehabilitation Program Manager is responsible for the overall planning, development and administration of the designated Rehabilitation Program. These responsibilities include planning, organizing, coordinating, and serving as an administrative liaison between the program and the Rehab Leadership Team.

The Rehabilitation Program Manager is responsible for the clinical direction and functioning of the designated Rehabilitation Program in conjunction with the attending physician(s). The Program Manager appropriately communicates with the Administrator of Rehabilitation Programs to assure the smooth ongoing integration and functioning of the designated Rehabilitation Program with other Rehab programs and Rehab departments, larger policies of the Regional Rehabilitation Center and with Vidant Medical Center. The Program Manager is responsible for developing an effective communication system within the designated Rehabilitation Program to assure two-way communication, sharing and integration of ideas.

The program manager is responsible for assisting the Administrator of Rehabilitation Programs, and the Assistant Vice President of Rehabilitation Services in the following Rehabilitation Leadership Team responsibilities:

1. Establishing the core values and mission that
promote seeing the patient served as the focus of
the rehabilitation program.

2. Implementing systems that support communication
among all levels of the program at all locations
where the rehabilitation program is being
provided, as well as supporting the integration of
the program into the larger organization and the

3. Implementing operational systems that support a
proactive approach and support the value of the
measurement of both individual and programmatic

4. Using the information gathered from a variety of
internal and external sources to plan, improve
performance, and educate, inform, and
demonstrate to all stakeholders the value of

5. Maintaining financial accountability


Utilizes principles of program management to effectively meet the needs and rights of the persons served and other stakeholders. Being available at non-routine times for the effective operation and goal attainment of the facility. This may include nights, weekends and holidays. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service appropriate to the age of the patient. Schedules and conducts regular program meetings. Staff should be encouraged to actively participate in the establishment of goals, protocols, and designated program development.
Taking all steps necessary to develop an interdisciplinary team approach to the delivery of services. Assures that the team members are competent and appropriate to meet the needs of the persons served. Maintains proper staff and other resource utilization in order to ensure appropriate delivery of care. Recruiting, hiring, supervising, evaluating, and terminating staff as situations warrant. Supervises clinical activities and professional conduct of program staff. In each of these functions, the Administrator and Assistant Vice President will be appropriately informed prior to major action whenever possible. Under no circumstances will hiring be done without previous knowledge of the Administrator. Responsible for program based clinical education.
Maintains the accountability for quality outcomes. Participates and represents program in the Information Measurement and Management Committee. Maintains program compliance with regulatory agencies. Participates in organizational strategic planning that supports the program. Participates in meetings as appropriate including Rehabilitation Leadership Team and conducting program meetings as needed to assure effective communication
Collaborates effectively with customers. Participates in the organizing and conducting of public relations programs and helping develop an advocate image of the program and facility.
Establishes sound reimbursement practices to financially support the program. Establishes and follows a budget that supports the scope of the program

Minimum Requirements

Minimum of Bachelors Degree in Nursing or Allied Health field, with a Masters Degree preferred.

Licensure in specialty field in North Carolina. Academic or short-term training in management, supervision and administration is desirable.

Minimum of five years experience in specialty field required.

Preferred Requirements

Minimum of one year experience in management role is desirable. Experience in a medical setting and preferably a rehab setting desirable.

Optimism and innovativeness are essential. Ability to deal tactfully with physicians, patients, staff and the public is essential but yet must be able to accomplish desired results through these interpersonal relations. Must be team oriented and have a progressive feel for management, organization and planning in today's health care environment.

Other Information

Full time with benefits




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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