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The 2021 call for volunteers for this committee is now closed. The next call for volunteers for national groups will open in July 2022 for terms beginning January 1, 2023.

Description

The APTA Health Systems Council is a community for stakeholders associated with major health systems who have a special interest in influencing the development of innovative models of care and outcomes measurements, improving coordination across the continuum of care, promoting the value of physical therapists in major health systems, and developing or adopting best practices by such systems.

A major health system is an organization that consists of an acute care hospital and a combination of other post-acute care facilities in the continuum of care. The organization may offer care in a variety of integrated clinical settings, such as acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, home care, skilled nursing facilities, and outpatient clinics.This council shall have a steering group consisting of the chairperson and 8 other members appointed by the APTA president.

Learn more about the Health Systems Council.

Apply for Chair

There is currently 1 vacancy for this council.
Applications are due August 16, 2021.
Note: Applications are submitted via APTA's Engage portal. Use your APTA ID to create a profile. Select "Opt-in" from the APTA Engage homepage to get started.

Requirements for the Chair Position

  • Must be a member of the APTA Health Systems Council
  • Must be an APTA member in good standing
  • Clinical and administrative experience within a large health system
  • An interest in developing networking opportunities and events for Health Systems leaders
  • Leadership experience with strategic planning
  • A CV is required with your application

Responsibilities for the Chair Position

  • Facilitate steering group meetings and council meetings (1 in-person meetings per year, up to 6 full council virtual meetings, and up to 12 council steering group virtual meetings)
  • Lead efforts to foster council member driven communication and networking
  • Partner with the Board liaison and the APTA staff liaison to the council to provide regular updates to the APTA Board

Apply for Steering Group Member

There are currently 8 vacancies for this council role.
Applications are due August 16, 2021.
Note: Applications are submitted via APTA's Engage portal. Use your APTA ID to create a profile. Select "Opt-in" from the APTA Engage homepage to get started.

Requirements for Steering Group Member

  • Must be a member of the APTA Health Systems Council
  • Must be an APTA member in good standing
  • Clinical and administrative experience within a large health system
  • An interest in developing networking opportunities and events for Health Systems leaders
  • Leadership experience with strategic planning
  • A CV is required with your application

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project and program management experience.
  • Has global understanding of health care landscape and current/potential role of health systems in this space.
  • An understanding of rehabilitation across the care continuum
  • Staff management experience
  • Experience developing and promoting clinical and educational programs

Responsibilities for Steering Group Member

  • Participate in steering group meetings and council meetings (up to 2 in-person meetings per year, up to 6 full council virtual meetings, and up to 12 council steering group virtual meetings)
  • Support efforts to foster council member driven communication and networking