Summary

  • Supervise and provide leadership to group directors, group business managers, clinic directors, clinic business managers, staff therapists, and support staff of outpatient rehabilitation clinics
  • Ensure successful financial growth and cost-effective operations of outpatient rehabilitation clinics
  • Open new outpatient rehabilitation clinics
  • Conduct marketing and implement business development initiatives to local referral sources including physicians, worker's compensation case managers/adjusters, and employers
  • Hire, recruit, retain, counsel, train, and develop staff
  • Contract negotiations for various vendors

Work History

Work History
Oct 2007 - Present

REGIONAL DIRECTOR

Sovereign Rehabilitation, LLC

  • Supervise and provide leadership to hand therapy clinic managers
  • Ensure successful financial growth and cost-effective operations of outpatient rehabilitation clinics
  • Marketing and business development of the company to local referral sources
  • Provide rehabilitation to patients with a variety of hand and upper extremity post-operative and non-operative conditions
  • Develop hand practice of 6 hand therapists across metro-Atlanta
2002 - 2008

Member

American Society for Hand Therapists
Mar 2002 - Sep 2007

Group Director

Stryker Physiotherapy Associates

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and provide leadership to group directors, group business managers, clinic directors, clinic business managers, and staff therapists of outpatient rehabilitation clinics throughout Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach areas
  • Ensure successful financial growth and cost-effective operations of outpatient rehabilitation clinics in the Southeast Florida Region
  • Open new outpatient rehabilitation clinics
  • Conduct marketing and implement business development initiatives to local referral sources
  • Hire, recruit, retain, counsel, train, and develop staff

 Accomplishments:

  • Managed up to 15 outpatient rehabilitation clinics, which generated up to 6 million dollars in annual net revenue
  • Oversaw the opening of 6 start-up outpatient rehabilitation clinics
  • Assisted with the acquisition of 7 outpatient rehabilitation clinics
Jan 1995 - Feb 2002

Director of Clinical Services, Operations Coordinator, & Hand/Occupational Therapist

HealthSouth

Responsibilities:                           

  • Assisted with administrative management and operations of 3 rehabilitation hospitals in Fort Worth and Arlington, Texas.
  • Functioned as an "Administrator-in-Training."
  • Provided leadership to Clinical Services and Transportation Departments at Fort Worth facility.
  • Supervised staff of 35 FTEs including inpatient and outpatient physical/occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, rehab techs, dietitian, scheduler, and van drivers.
  • Coordinated, monitored, evaluated, and improved the delivery and quality of rehabilitative care.
  • Hired, trained, evaluated, and counseled personnel.
  • Developed, reviewed, and enhanced departmental policies and implement performance improvement programs.

Accomplishments:

  • Supervised development and implementation of two Satellite Outpatient Rehabilitation Centers valued at $500,000.
  • Assisted with planning and development of a Pain Management Clinic.
  • Developed and executed cost containment systems as well as streamlined documentation in

      the Outpatient Therapy Department that resulted in increased Outpatient gross revenue.

  • Implemented cost-saving mechanisms in the Outpatient Therapy Department, which

      decreased the financial loss from capitated plans.

  • Increased gross revenue per patient day by restructuring the Inpatient Therapy patient

      scheduling system.

  • Trained staff in various Service Satisfaction and Corporate Compliance modules.
  • Increased staff morale via implementation of various employee appreciation methods.
  • Chaired and participated in numerous Performance Improvement Teams.
  • Assisted with implementing strategies for ensuring the facility's success during PPS.

Education

Education
1997 - 2000

MHSA

http://www.fiu.edu

obtained Master's Degree of Health Services Administration

1992 - 1994

BS

http://www.fiu.edu

obtained Bachelor's of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy