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Superior amenities at our hospitals

90 Beds
66 Semi-private rooms
24 Private rooms
Televisions
Telephones
Free WiFi
Cafeteria
Courtyard
Interpreter services
Spanish translators available
Tours available
Support groups
Pet friendly
Volunteers
Student observation hours

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We proudly display our Gold Seal of Approval™

Joint Commission Accreditation

By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety, our hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission.

Stroke Rehabilitation

Our stroke rehabilitation program has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission.

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Leadership and staff

Michael Ward
MICHAEL WARD

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.

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.

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Mary Clarke
MARY CLARKE

Area Business Development Director

Mary Clarke joined Encompass Health as the Area Business Development Director for Desert Canyon, Henderson and Las Vegas in 2019.

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.

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Kiet Huynh
Kiet Huynh, Pharm. D.

Pharmacy Director

Kiet holds a doctorate degree in pharmacology from Roseman University, College of Pharmacy in Nevada.

Kiet holds a doctorate degree in pharmacology from Roseman University, College of Pharmacy in Nevada. He joined Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, in 2012 as a pharmacist prior to becoming a pharmacy director. Kiet has more than 15 years of healthcare experience, both in the acute and rehabilitation setting. He is originally from southern California where he completed his undergraduate degree. 

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Sue Loving
Susan Loving

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. 

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.

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Gloria Mandel
Gloria Mandel, MA, BSN, RN

Director, Quality and Risk Management

Gloria joined Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, in February 2016. 

Gloria joined Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth, in February 2016. Previously, she worked as a regional quality and education coordinator in the homecare division of a nationwide healthcare services provider. She had a multifaceted professional career prior to becoming a registered nurse in 2010. Gloria completed a bachelor’s degree in human ecology and master’s degree in industrial relations from the University of the Philippines. In addition, she earned a bachelor’s degree and is near completion of her master’s degree in nursing from Chamberlain University. Her multidimensional exposures in working for both government and public sectors gave her leverage in advocating for quality improvements and positive patient care outcomes.

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Anthony Puglisi
Anthony Puglisi

Director of Plant Operations

Anthony joined the Encompass Health Henderson, formerly HealthSouth, team in 2014 as senior maintenance mechanic and was then promoted to director of plant operations that same year. 

Anthony joined the Encompass Health Henderson, formerly HealthSouth, team in 2014 as senior maintenance mechanic and was then promoted to director of plant operations that same year. A native of New York, Anthony has a diverse background in healthcare facility maintenance and plant operations. Prior to working in healthcare, he had experience working in automotive maintenance and repair, residential and commercial construction and protective security. In his spare time, Anthony enjoys rebuilding Harley Davidson motorcycles and has recently branched out into marine repair, including small personal watercraft and outboard motor craft.

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Kevy Mason-Armand
KEVY MASON-ARMAND

Director of Case Management

Kevy joined with Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Las Vegas in August of 2012.

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.

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Kristen Turner
Kristen Turner

Director of Therapy Operations

Kristen has been an employee of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson, formerly HealthSouth, since 2003.

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). 

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Vangie Waltrip
Evangeline “Vangie” Waltrip, CRRN

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. 

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).

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