Occupational Therapy Team Lead
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital, a Partner of Memorial Hospital at Gulfport
Team Leader Job in Gulfport, MS
The Occupational Therapy Team leader assists the Director of Therapy Operations in day to day operations of a therapy team or discipline. The Team Leader helps staff improve their clinical skills, and overall performance, through staff development and mentoring. The Therapy Team Leader must delegate and supervise tasks of therapist assistants and technicians; assist with staffing, scheduling, orientation, training, and communications to provide adequate coverage for patient treatments; and maintain open and ongoing communication with hospital departments to ensure patient, staff, and hospital needs are met. The Therapy Team Leader helps create an environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its mission by meeting or exceeding its goals, conveying the hospital mission to all staff, holding staff accountable for performance, motivating staff to improve performance, and being responsible for the operation of the department, to include measurement, assessment, and continuous improvement.