This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit. This title is in Appendix A of the SUNY Policies of the Board of Trustees and, as a consequence, incumbents serving in this title are not eligible for permanent appointment (tenure), but, instead receive five year renewable term appointments.
As a family the positions in this group are involved in providing treatment to restore a patient's abilities to the highest normal functioning level possible.
Directs the total operation of the Rehabilitation Department in the delivery of services to University Hospital patients and their families. Develops, plans and implements departmental policies and procedures to ensure compliance with department's goals; identifies staffing needs; ensures continued professional growth of the department by keeping current with trends in the field; provides leadership by initiating new programs and avenues of service to patients; has accountability for statistical reporting, quality assurance, utilization review, staff supervision, administration of departmental budget. Functions as chief liaison between the Institution/Department and the community, which may include serving on committees, participating in meetings, conferences, etc. Instructs students and medical staff.
Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. Minimum of five years experience in an acute-care facility, to include two years in a supervisory/administrative capacity.
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