Clinical PM&R Leadership Position at State-of-the-Art Rehab Institute in Kansas City
Jordan Search Consultants
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Type: Full Time
Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 24240
St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute in Kansas City is seeking an experienced, dynamic Medical Director for the new state-of-the-art facility. The preferred candidate will be Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and licensed or eligible for license in both Kansas and Missouri. This physician leader will have a demonstrated track record of achievement and professional collaboration. The position requires an innovator with an entrepreneurial spirit to foster the continued growth of all rehabilitation service lines within the institute. About the St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute Opened in Sept. 1, 2019, the Institute serves patients recovering from stroke, brain injuries, spine, cardiovascular, trauma, pulmonary, and orthopedic conditions. Currently comprised of 4 experienced PMR Physicians, 200 Therapists, 130 Nursing Staff and a highly engaged administrative leadership. Welcoming 100,000 sq/ft facility with space and resources for additional dedicated service line build outs. Main floor gym contains 17 pieces of leading edge, high tech, robotic equipment not available anywhere else in region. 11,000 sq. ft. outdoor garden featuring many different surfaces for patients to navigate. 60 bed layout includes both private rooms and model apartments. Discharge-to-home rate exceeding regional/national averages. Patient-to-therapist ratio of 5 to 1. For more information about the St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, please visit: https://www.saintlukeskc.org/rehabinstitute
About the Position The Medical Director role is hybrid of clinical activity and administrative leadership with full oversight of administrative, clinical, financial, research activities within the department of Rehabilitation. Reporting to the CEO of Saint Luke’s Physician Group, will build close working relationships across the entire system and will provide general physician leadership of Saint Luke’s Physician Group physiatrists, and clinical leadership of the overall Saint Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute. This physician leader will oversee the continued development of a broad array of rehabilitation programs to compliment the health system’s already strong stroke rehabilitation program. These programs include amputee, brain injury, cancer, neuropsychology, spasticity, spinal cord injury, etc. He or she will provide clinical leadership and direction to capitalize on the SLRI’s expansive robotics portfolio through improved integration into care plans, additional robotics-focused outcomes research, working with developers of emerging technologies and equipment, partnership with marketing to develop patient success stories, and collaboration with the SLHS Foundation to cultivate funds to support the ongoing maintenance and acquisition of the Institute’s robotics fleet The Medical Director will work collaboratively with clinical liaisons and admissions team to establish patient screening and admission criteria, as well as workflows to enable compliant, efficient and effective patient admission decisions. A partnership with nursing and administrative leadership will be critical to ensuring the SLRI is run optimally efficient and effectively. The Medical Director will also provide the physician perspective on key operational attributes such as (but not limited to): cadence of admissions/discharges, team meeting frequency and structure, physician rounding, therapy administration, LOS management, documentation, etc. Engage with other clinical specialties (e.g.: cardiology, urology, surgery, wound care, orthopedics, etc.) to ensure the institute’s ability to care for and manage medically complex patients. In partnership with the disciplines of nursing and therapy, a focus to develop education and workforce development programs will be instrumental in the development of non-physician bedside caregivers.
About Saint Luke’s Health System Saint Luke’s is a faith-based, not-for-profit, aligned health system committed to providing the highest levels of excellence in clinical quality and compassionate patient care. The health system includes more than 18 hospitals and campuses, 200 primary care and specialty clinics, and more than 65 specialty services serving 67 counties in Missouri and Kansas. Saint Luke’s is dedicated to treating all patients, families, and employees with dignity and respect, and to honoring diverse backgrounds, life experiences, and beliefs. We are proud to be recognized as an Equality Leader by the Human Rights Campaign. We welcome diverse candidates for all positions at every level of the organization. Kansas City, Missouri Sitting on Missouri's western boundary with Kansas, with?downtown near the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers,?the city is composed of more than 240 neighborhoods, including the?River Market District?in the north, the?18th and Vine District?in the east, and the?Country Club Plaza?in the south. Celebrated cultural traditions include?Kansas City jazz and theater, which was the center of the?Vaudevillian?Orpheum circuit?in the 1920s, the Chiefs (NFL), Royals (MLB), and the Sporting KC (MLS)?sports franchises, and famous cuisine based on?Kansas City-style barbecue,?Kansas City strip?steak, and craft breweries.?Residents of the area experience the beauty of all four seasons while enjoying the affordable, family-friendly environment, with a median home price just about $200,000.
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