UH Avon Rehabilitation Hospital is a joint venture between University Hospitals and Kindred Healthcare, bringing together the expertise of both world-class organizations. Opened in January 2016, UH Avon Rehabilitation Hospital is focused on improving the functional status of our patients after an injury or illness with the goal of returning our patients home safely.
To improve the health, function and quality of life of the people in the communities we serve.
To be the rehabilitation provider of choice, by providing high-quality care resulting in excellent outcomes and high patient satisfaction.
The Area Director of Business Development (ADBD) is responsible for the development and implementation of business and marketing plans for the rehabilitation hospital, as well as all volume initiatives. A DBD will establish strategic marketing plans in collaboration with senior leadership to achieve the facility's objectives. This position designs and maintains a system for strong relationships with Physicians, Managed Care Providers, Medicare, Case Managers, other payors, and appropriate hospital personnel to accomplish the development and maintenance of a strong and successful patient referral network, and beneficial reimbursement arrangements. The Area Director of Business Development is responsible for the overall management of the Marketing and Admission Teams.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in healthcare management in a hospital setting.
IRF or other inpatient post-acute care setting knowledge or experience preferred.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing, Nursing, Physical Therapy or other related degree preferred
Need to be able to develop a marketing plan inclusive of (market based volume development, communications and public relations).
Ability to develop and maintain relationships with internal and external points of contact; including physicians, case managers, social workers, and insurance carriers.
Ability to assume some travelling responsibilities.
Proficiency in volume management and utilization.
Must be computer literate.
Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.