Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Director of Research and the Director of the POWER Laboratory, the Associate Director of Physical Rehabilitation performs work of unusual difficulty in the design, development, and coordination of clinical programs to support individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. The position will also support research initiatives across the organization that require expertise in rehabilitation sciences.
Coordinates the clinical programs in areas related to physical and occupational therapy.
In collaboration with the Director of the POWER Laboratory and Director of Research, recruits additional professional staff members for a balanced, well-integrated clinical program. Schedules, monitors and evaluates professional and support staff. Implements programs and strategies for staff and program development.
Contributes to research projects involving rehabilitation science as co-investigator or co-principal investigator.
Negotiates and oversees contracts with outside agencies and serves as a liaison with community organizations.
Develops strategies for developing and maintain reimbursement and funding for clinical services.
Performs budgetary planning for clinical programs and performs other administrative functions necessary for the development of the Center.
Monitors compliance with BTNRH and FFBH policies by members of the Center staff and takes steps to assure compliance when necessary.
Provides physical therapy services for children and adults.
Works to promote evidence-based practice and close alignment of the clinical/educational, outreach, and research programs across the organization.
Serve as a role model for ethical behavior and promote awareness and moral principles of the Mission, Vision, & Values of Boys Town.
Clinical doctorate in Physical or Occupational Therapy or a related field required
Nebraska State Licensure required
Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience with some portion of that experience in an administrative capacity required
Comprehensive knowledge of diagnosis and rehabilitation of children and adults with developmental and physical disabilities required
Must be able to supervise professional and para-professional staff and to interact effectively with staff members of related centers.
Ability to implement, manage and oversee current best practices in physical rehabilitation clinical programs.
Ability to recruit, hire, evaluate and effectively supervise and lead professional and non-professional staff.
Ability to prepare budget projections, based on multiple revenue sources.
Ability to interact effectively with staff members of related centers.
Provides patient care and education according to the patient population served.
About Boys Town: Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
Date Posted: December 23, 2020
Boys Town National Research Hospital is a tobacco free campus. This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.
Internal Number: 16445
About Boys Town National Research Hospital
Since the opening of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, the hospital has been internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment and related communication disorders. We have developed national medical programs that are now instituted in hospitals and clinics across the country.
Today, the hospital offers a broad range of clinical services, including ear, nose and throat services at the Boys Town Ear, Nose and Throat Institute, general pediatric care with Boys Town Pediatrics, and orthopaedic, internal medicine, pediatric gastroenterology, allergy, asthma, pediatric pulmonology, behavioral health, audiological and ophthalmologic care.
The hospital has expanded to offer surgical and clinical services at two Omaha locations: 555 North 30th Street in Omaha and 14000 Hospital Road on the campus of Boys Town, Nebraska.
Boys Town National Research Hospital has assembled national leaders in research who are making important contributions in the areas of genetics, hearing, language, vision and speech disorders. Applying these findings with new technologies, distance learning and the exploration of ne...w research frontiers, the opportunities for new medical diagnoses, evaluation and treatment discoveries are endless.
Accredited by The Joint Commission, Boys Town National Research Hospital is dedicated to providing leading edge clinical care, pioneering translational research and improving the lives of children and their families through applied technology and educational outreach programs. The hospital annually serves more than 40,000 children and families from across the United States.