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At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Tampa, we are an inpatient rehabilitation hospital that provides inpatient physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech language pathology for 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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50 Beds

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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.

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Welcome to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa! We are excited to be part of the North Tampa community.

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We are celebrating our wonderful nurses during National Nurses Week! We have special theme each day of the week, and the first was Nacho Average Nurses. We celebrated by serving our wonderful nurses nachos with fixings. Another theme recognized that it would be a zoo around here without them.

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The new eksoNR is a wearable robotic device that enhances strength, endurance and mobility for neurological rehabilitation patients. The device is customized to each individual patient with the use of touchscreen controller that is operated by the treating therapist. The eksoNR provides the patient with dynamic feedback that promotes neuroplasticity in the brain to relearn the most optimal ambulation strategies, by minimizing compensatory gait patterns.

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On March 31st, an internal celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony were held to recognize the grand opening of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa. The hospital is expected to welcome first patient on April 6.

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On March 31st, an internal celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony were held to recognize the grand opening of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa.

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On Tuesday, April 6th at 12:10 p.m. Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa welcomed our first patient.

- Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa

On Tuesday, April 6th at 12:10 p.m. Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa welcomed our first patient.

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Jeffrey Alexander
Jeff Alexander

Chief Executive Officer

Jeff, CEO of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa, has 29 years of healthcare experience in both acute and post-acute settings.

Jeff, CEO of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa, has 29 years of healthcare experience in both acute and post-acute settings. For four years prior to his current role, he served as CEO of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Spring Hill. Prior to that, he served as CEO of a 34-bed long term acute care hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Alexander achieved a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Springfield and a master’s degree in business administration from Benedictine University.

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Jeffrey Moore
Jeffrey Moore, MD, MS

Medical Director

Dr. Moore is the medical director of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa.

Dr. Moore is the medical director of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa. He is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and has been an attending physician at inpatient rehabilitation facilities in Wisconsin, Chicago and Florida over the past 20 years. He enjoys the interdisciplinary environment of medical rehabilitation and the opportunities it provides for creative and resourceful problem-solving to optimize patients’ functional independence. Having visited 5 continents, Dr. Moore loves the outdoors and adventure travel. He is thrilled to be a part of the Encompass Health team.

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Chris Ballish
Chris Ballish

Business Development Director

Chris brings more than 20 years of healthcare management and business development expertise to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Spring Hill.

Chris brings more than 20 years of healthcare management and business development expertise to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Spring Hill. He graduated with degrees in cardiopulmonary sciences and healthcare management. Chris has extensive experience in acute and post-acute care. His team completes clinical evaluations, provides marketing support, public relations and inpatient rehabilitation education to a wide geographic service area.

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Jason Barr
Jason Barr

Director of Pharmacy

Jason Barr received both his bachelor’s degree in biology and master’s degree in genetics from Iowa State University and a doctorate of pharmacy degree from the University of Kansas.

Jason Barr received both his bachelor’s degree in biology and master’s degree in genetics from Iowa State University and a doctorate of pharmacy degree from the University of Kansas. Prior to joining the Encompass Health team in North Tampa, he served in director of pharmacy positions with Encompass Health hospitals in Ocala, Florida and Bryan, Texas. He is credited with several publications and national poster presentations, and he comes to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa with more than 10 years of pharmacy director experience.

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Andrew Bedard
Andrew Bedard

Director of Therapy Operations

Andrew Bedard is the director of therapy operations for the team at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa.

Andrew Bedard is the director of therapy operations for the team at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa. Including his 19 years of leadership experience, he brings 26 years of inpatient physical therapy experience to his role of overseeing the therapy operations at the hospital. Andrew graduated from the University of Florida’s College of Health Related Professions in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy.

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Angela Bergman
Angela Bergman

Director of Quality and Risk

Angela joined the leadership team at Encompass Health of North Tampa after serving at Encompass Health’s inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Rockford, Illinois.

Angela joined the leadership team at Encompass Health of North Tampa after serving at Encompass Health’s inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Rockford, Illinois. She started her career with Encompass Health in 2004 as a certified nursing assistant. She later worked as a registered nurse and a prospective payment system coordinator before moving into the directory of quality position in 2013. Angela earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from St. Anthony College of Nursing as well as a bachelor's degree in agriculture - animal science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She also holds certifications in rehabilitation nursing and healthcare risk management. Angela is a member of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, International Association of Forensic Nurses and the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management.

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Monica Boyd
Monica Boyd

Director of Human Resources

Monica comes to Encompass Health with more than 14 years of human resources experience.

Monica comes to Encompass Health with more than 14 years of human resources experience. She has spent a majority of her career in the acute healthcare setting. She’s an energetic human resources professional who enjoys employee training and development and building great organizational cultures. Monica holds a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from Valdosta State University.

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Wiliam Donish
Wiliam 'Bill' Donish

Director of Facilities Management

Prior to joining the team at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa, William “Bill” Donish worked for Encompass Health’s hospital in Largo since 2018.

Prior to joining the team at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of North Tampa, William “Bill” Donish worked for Encompass Health’s hospital in Largo since 2018 and also previously served as the director of facilities management for a large skilled nursing facility in Tampa. An electrician by trade, he has held several positions including a master lead at St. Anthony Hospital, and has several certifications in his area of expertise. Before entering the healthcare setting, Bill was in retail management.

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Amy Hayes
Amy Hayes

Chief Nursing Officer

Amy joined Encompass Health in September 2017. She came to Encompass Health after serving four years with HCA, where she began her career on a medical/surgical unit.

Amy joined Encompass Health in September 2017. She came to Encompass Health after serving four years with HCA, where she began her career on a medical/surgical unit. Prior to working in healthcare, Amy worked as an investigator for the Department of Children and Families and as an educator. Amy began her leadership journey while serving as an educator and used those skills to become a nurse manager on a medical/surgical unit. Amy received her associate degree of nursing from Gulf Coast College, her bachelor’s degree from Chipola College and her master’s degree in nursing education from Western Governor’s University. In addition, she completed a master’s degree in business administration with a focus on healthcare management from Western Governor’s University. Amy holds certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse, holds membership with the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, and has served on advisory boards for the BSN and ADN program at Gulf Coast College.

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Kimberly Lunt
Kimberly Lunt

Controller

Kimberly is a certified public accountant with more than 20 years of accounting and finance experience.

Kimberly is a certified public accountant with more than 20 years of accounting and finance experience. She joined Encompass Health in 2010. Prior to that, she was an assistant vice president with a real estate finance company with an emphasis on financial projections and reporting. She graduated from the University of Florida with a master’s degree in accounting.

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Claire Porter
Claire Porter

Director of Case Management

Claire joined the leadership team at Encompass Health of North Tampa after working at Encompass Health’s inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Largo.

Claire joined the leadership team at Encompass Health of North Tampa after working at Encompass Health’s inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Largo. A social worker by trade, she earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from Florida State University and a master’s degree in business administration in healthcare management from Saint Leo University. Prior to her time with Encompass Health, she spent eight years in acute care as a medical social worker, where she was promoted to supervisor of social services and served on the Ethics Committee. Claire is passionate about serving our patients and ensuring patients are successfully discharged through our interdisciplinary processes.

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