Encompass Health is a national sponsor of Together to End Stroke
At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Serving Nevada and the greater Henderson and Las Vegas areas, we are a leading provider of rehabilitation after stroke, brain injury and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.
Using clinical collaboration and advanced technologies, we provide a personalized care plan designed to meet your unique needs and help you achieve your goals.
Our inpatient rehabilitation hospital uses an interdisciplinary team approach that includes physical, speech and occupational therapists, rehabilitation physicians, rehabilitation nurses, case managers, dietitians and more, combined with our advanced technology and expertise, to help you achieve your goals. You will receive at least three hours of therapy five days per week while under the constant care of registered nurses, many of whom specialize in rehabilitation, and frequent independent private practice physician* visits.
Rehabilitation is covered in full or part by most health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. Our hospital has contracts with most major insurance companies and is willing to negotiate with other companies, as needed.
*The hospital provides access to independent physicians.
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By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety, our hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.
Chief Executive Officer
Michael Ward MA, FACHE joined Encompass Health in 2012 first serving as chief executive officer for the Las Vegas hospital and, in 2019, transferred to Encompass Health Henderson. Prior to working for Encompass Health, Michael lived in London and worked for InTouch Health, as managing director, EMEA. Michael was in charge of development and creation of healthcare networks using technologies and oversaw the company's business development and operations within countries throughout Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Michael received his bachelor's degree in management and organizational leadership from George Fox University in 2004. He completed his Master's in organizational leadership at Gonzaga University in 2006, and he is board certified with the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Plant Operations Mechanic
John joined Encompass Health in 2018 as Plant Operations Mechanic. He became the Facilities Management Director for Encompass Health Henderson in 2020. John has a Masters in Wildlife Management and Conservation from the University of Pretoria-South Africa. John has over 20 years of experience in construction, remodeling and repair in hospitals, schools and commercial buildings.
Director of Quality and Risk Management
Michelle joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson in 2020 as the Director of Quality and Risk Management. She brings to her position over 10 years of Risk Management experience and holds a degree in Business Administration with concentration in Project Management. Her experience includes program development and management, training program development, change management, Infection Control, Risk Systems, Workers’ Compensation, Healthcare Risk Management and Enterprise Risk Management. She has served on the board of directors of Kids’ Corps, Head Start in Alaska and takes pride in giving back to the community through volunteering and mentoring.
Area Business Development Director
Mary Clarke joined Encompass Health as the Area Business Development Director for Desert Canyon, Henderson and Las Vegas in 2019 where she is responsible for hospital inpatient volume through the development and implementation of effective business strategies and market analysis. Mary brings over 20 years of healthcare marketing experience to her position. She also worked for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospitals in New Jersey (formerly HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospitals) from 2005 to 2017.
Director of Pharmacy
Tamra Jones holds a doctorate degree in pharmacology from Roseman University, College of Pharmacy in Las Vegas, Nevada with an undergraduate degree in exercise physiology. She joined the Encompass Health The Vintage, in 2013 as a pharmacist prior to becoming the pharmacy director. She moved to Encompass Health Henderson in 2020. Tamra has experience in long-term acute care, home infusion, drug information and ambulatory care.
Director of Human Resources
Susan joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson, formerly HealthSouth, in March of 2005 with 13 years of experience in hospital-based human resources in the state of California. She holds a certificate in human resources management from California Lutheran University. Her variety of experience in human resources includes recruitment and retention, training, compensation, employee relations benefits and workers’ compensation.
Director of Case Management
Kevy joined with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Las Vegas in August of 2012. Prior to Encompass Health she worked as a medical social worker in the acute hospital setting for five years. Kevy has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Chapman University and a master of social work degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and has 14 years of experience as a licensed clinical social worker. Her healthcare experience includes case management, crisis intervention for trauma admittances, and participation in interdisciplinary team meetings to ensure safe and efficient discharge planning for patients. Kevy is certified to provide supervision to social work intern students and is a long standing member of the Nevada Association of Social Workers.
Director of Therapy Operations
Kristen has been an employee of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson, formerly HealthSouth, since 2003. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in physical therapy from Stockton University. She began her Encompass Health career as an outpatient staff therapist before transitioning to inpatient therapy manager in 2006 and then to the director of therapy operations in 2008. Kristen is the coordinator of clinical education for Encompass Health’s therapy student program as well as the program champion for The Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification in Stroke. Kristen is a guest lecturer for Touro University for both Physical and Occupational Therapy Programs. She resides on the Physical Therapy Advisory Board for University of Las Vegas, Nevada. Kristen serves as an executive leadership member of the American Stroke Association (Vegas Chapter).
Chief Nursing Officer
Vangie joined Encompass Health Henderson, formerly HealthSouth, in October 2002 and served as a nursing supervisor and nurse manager before becoming the chief nursing officer. She holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Perpetual Help College Philippines and has been a registered nurse for 20 years. Vangie’s certifications include BLS, ACLS and Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN).
Ryan joined Encompass Health in 2018 as the controller. He earned his C.N.A certification at the age of 17. Prior to joining Encompass, Ryan worked in public accounting, and has been a licensed CPA since 2015. He provided three years of pro-bono management and accounting services to The Economic Club of Las Vegas and was elected by the board to serve as an officer in the role of vice president of operations. Ryan has volunteered through his membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints which include service as the ward clerk over Finance. Ryan graduated summa cum laude with honors from Dixie State University and was honored as the school of business valedictorian. In 2013, Ryan was selected as a founding member of the university’s Accounting Education Advisory Committee. For graduate school, Ryan attended Southern Utah University. He earned master’s degrees in business administration and Accountancy, and was honored to be the School of Business Outstanding Master's Graduate for MBA.
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