The Clinical Supervisor reports to the Pediatric Rehab Services Assistant Director and serves as the operational supervisor for the inpatient staff at Mission Bay. The incumbent provides discipline-specific clinical supervision to inpatient and outpatient PTs and PTAs, in coordination with other discipline-specific leaders (ie. SLP, OT). The incumbent is directly responsible for evaluating and assuring the quality of work performed by the specific therapy discipline meets departmental, organizational, professional, and regulatory standards. As such, the Clinical Supervisor is a recognized expert and source of knowledge in the specific therapy discipline and serves as the immediate supervisor of all discipline-specific staff, Resident(s), Fellow(s), and students.
The Clinical Supervisor independently performs routine and complex patient evaluations and therapeutic interventions within the scope of clinical practice. In addition, the Clinical Supervisor serves as a consultant to staff, students and other medical professionals in discipline-specific patient evaluations, therapeutic intervention planning or intervention across the array of services provided by the specific discipline. While performing job duties, the Clinical Supervisor may also supervise support personnel as allowed by discipline specific State Practice Acts including Therapy Assistants and Rehabilitation Aides as well as students. At the Mission Bay Campus, the Clinical Supervisor works primarily with neonate, pediatric and adolescent patients from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. The Clinical Supervisor may also work with pediatric patients in the Outpatient Pedi Rehab Clinic; and/or adult inpatients at the Bakar Cancer Hospital, Betty Irene Moore Women's Hospital located at Mission Bay, Helen Diller Medical Center located at Parnassus Heights Campus, or Mount Zion Hospital, as needed and trained to do.
As a member of the Leadership Team, the Clinical Supervisor works with the other discipline-specific Clinical Supervisors, the Pediatric Rehab Services Assistant Director and other stakeholders to make recommendations for and plan implementation of any changes in patient care procedures, protocols or programs provided by the specific discipline. The Clinical Supervisor leads staff development and staff engagement activities, including annual performance evaluations, for all rehab staff within the specific therapy discipline. The Clinical Supervisor makes recommendations for staffing guidelines, supply and equipment needs required to meet the needs of patients served at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco.
The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for actively supporting initiatives to further the Mission of UCSF, including participation in Lean process improvement activities, hospital-wide committees and workgroups, and clinical education programs at UCSF and in the community.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.