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Leadership and staff

David Jones
David Jones, CRRN

Chief Executive Officer

David has served as chief executive officer of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Round Rock since September 2018.

David has served as chief executive officer of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Round Rock since September 2018. David first joined Encompass Health in 2012. He has spent the majority of his healthcare career in critical care and rehabilitation leadership positions. He has held various leadership positions within Encompass Health, including CNO-trainer for the Company’s southwest region and chief nursing officer of the Encompass Health hospitals in Jonesboro, Arkansas and Arlington, Texas. A graduate of International College and a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse, David’s focus is to continuously improve the hospital’s performance to exceed the expectations of patients, visitors, staff and physicians.

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Octavio Vela
DR. OCTAVIO VELA

Medical Director

Dr. Octavio Vela has been at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Round Rock, formerly HealthSouth Round Rock Rehabilitation Hospital since 2016.

Dr. Octavio Vela has been at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Round Rock, formerly HealthSouth Round Rock Rehabilitation Hospital since 2016. He completed a transitional internship in both orthopedic and neurosurgery, followed by a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio. Dr. Vela has professional affiliations with American Medical Association and American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

* The hospital provides access to independent physicians.


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Mike Brimberry
Mike Brimberry, RPH, MBA

Director of Pharmacy

Mike is a native of Crockett, located in East Texas. He received his pharmacy degree from the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy and earned his MBA from Sam Houston State University.

Mike is a native of Crockett, located in East Texas. He received his pharmacy degree from the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy and earned his MBA from Sam Houston State University. Mike joined Encompass Health Round Rock in 2012 as director of pharmacy. Prior to joining Encompass Health Round Rock, he oversaw the pharmacy information systems for Seton Family of Hospitals for 12 years. In addition, he served seven years on the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. Mike and his wife founded a 501(c) 3 charity, Rock of Ages Foundation, which is dedicated to helping senior citizens with prescription drug costs.

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Ryan M. Coughlan
Ryan M. Coughlan, MD, MPH

Associate Medical Director

Dr. Ryan Coughlan has been with Encompass Health since October 2017 and is currently serving as the associate medical director.

Dr. Ryan Coughlan has been with Encompass Health since October 2017 and is currently serving as the associate medical director. She received her master’s degree in public health from Tulane University, followed by her medical doctorate from the University of Missouri - Columbia. Dr. Coughlan completed residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio where she was honored to work with, learn from and care for military veterans and civilians alike. She is passionate about helping patients and families adapt to new health circumstances so they can return to the activities and loved ones that are important to them.

Ryan M. Coughlan, M.D. is an independent private practice physician whose office is located at the hospital.

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Randi Cruz
Randi Cruz, BSN, RN

Chief Nursing Officer

Randi started her career in rehabilitation as a licensed vocational nurse prior to advancing her degree and obtaining her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Randi started her career in rehabilitation as a licensed vocational nurse prior to advancing her degree and obtaining her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington. She served as the nurse manager of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Round Rock for six years before stepping into the chief nursing officer role. She has more than 10 years of experience in rehabilitation nursing. As the chief nursing officer, she is committed to providing exceptional patient care and experience. Randi is dedicated to following Encompass Health’s values and leading by example.

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Dawn Flores
Dawn Flores, LMSW

Director of Case Management

Dawn has been with Encompass Health Round Rock since April 2019.

Dawn has been with Encompass Health Round Rock since April 2019. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in organizational communication from St. Edward’s University in 2014, and her master’s degree in social work from Texas State University in 2016. She has been a Licensed Master Social Worker case manager at different levels of care during her career, including acute care hospitals and inpatient rehabilitation. As director of case management, she aims to bring quality and compassionate care to all patients in planning for their transition home after rehabilitation. She understands the importance of working with patients and their families throughout their stay at Encompass Health Round Rock to help ensure the support needed for a successful rehabilitation experience.

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Joe Griffin
Joe Griffin

CFO/Controller

Joe has served as CFO/controller of Encompass Health Round Rock since April 2016.

Joe has served as CFO/controller of Encompass Health Round Rock since April 2016. He brings more than 15 years of healthcare finance experience including working as a Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) and with the Tricare Program. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Houston-Clear Lake.

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Joann Gutierrez
JoAnn Gutierrez, PTA, PA

Patient Assessment Standards Coordinator

JoAnn began her career in inpatient rehabilitation and brings more than 35 years of experience as a physical therapist assistant.

JoAnn began her career in inpatient rehabilitation and brings more than 35 years of experience as a physical therapist assistant. She joined Encompass Health Round Rock as a PTA in 2008 before being promoted to patient assessment standards coordinator position in 2017. Joann holds an associate degree in applied science from St. Phillip’s College in San Antonio and earned her UDSMR PPS Certification.

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Lisa Luedecke
LISA LUEDECKE

Director of Human Resources

Lisa has worked with Encompass Health of Round Rock, formerly HealthSouth of Round Rock since March 2014 and brings more than 10 years of human resource experience to the team.

Lisa has worked with Encompass Health of Round Rock, formerly HealthSouth of Round Rock since March 2014 and brings more than 10 years of human resource experience to the team. She is originally from Brenham, Texas, and relocated to Austin in 1996. Lisa is dedicated to our family of employees and places extreme emphasis on success through teamwork.

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Patricia McCarney
Patricia McCartney, PT

Patient Assessment Standards Coordinator

Patti has practiced physical therapy for more than 20 years, joining Encompass Health in 2008.

Patti has practiced physical therapy for more than 20 years, joining Encompass Health in 2008. Her areas of expertise and interest is neurology, especially stroke and brain injury.  She obtained her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Texas Medical Branch.

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Christie Reiland
Christie Reiland, OTR

Director of Therapy Operations

Christie has been practicing in the field of occupational therapy for more than 18 years.

Christie has been practicing in the field of occupational therapy for more than 18 years. She has worked for the Encompass Health network since 2009 and has a passion for assisting patients and their families in achieving the highest outcome for their independence and success at home and in the community. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Texas Tech University in 1996, she obtained her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy in 1998 from The University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio.

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Ben Richardson
Ben Richardson

Director of Plant Operations

Ben started in healthcare while serving in the United States Marine Corps as a Fleet Marine Force Naval Corpsman. He attended the University of North Texas while working as a paramedic.

Ben started in healthcare while serving in the United States Marine Corps as a Fleet Marine Force Naval Corpsman. He attended the University of North Texas while working as a paramedic. He graduated in 2013 with a degree in emergency administration and urban planning with a minor in Spanish literature. As plant operations director, Ben brings 12 years of clinical and facilities experience to Encompass Health Round Rock to ensure a safe and healing environment for our patients.

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Marcy Wear
Marcy Wear, RN, BSN, MBA

Director of Quality

Marcy is a registered nurse with a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University in Louisiana.

Marcy is a registered nurse with a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University in Louisiana. She has spent the majority of her career working in quality and patient safety in the Houston area. Marcy obtained a master’s degree in business administration while working full time and supporting a family. Her mission is to ensure Encompass Health Round Rock provides the quality of care with a personal touch to all patients and their families with a goal to promote a maximum level of productivity upon returning to their community.

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