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Joint Commission Accreditation
At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Round Rock, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Round Rock, we serve the greater Austin area as a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation 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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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.
Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in brain injury rehabilitation.
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Chief Executive Officer
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.
Dr. Octavio Vela has been at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Round Rock 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.
Dr. Vela is an independent private practice physician.
Health Information Management Director
Tina has more than 25 years of health information management experience in various healthcare facilities. She joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in 2015. She graduated from Texas Woman’s University with a bachelor’s degree in health information management and earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix with a focus on healthcare management.
Business Development Director
Dominique has served as the business development director at Encompass Health Round Rock since October 2020 and has been with Encompass Health for over five years, serving first as both a clinical and senior rehabilitation liaison. Dominique has two master’s degrees in health and business administration from Pfeiffer University and a bachelor’s degree in cardiorespiratory care from the University of South Alabama. Dominique has more than 10 years of bedside experience as a registered respiratory therapist and is a part of various boards and volunteer organizations throughout the community.
Joe has served as 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 and with the Tricare Program. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Houston-Clear Lake.
Chief Nursing Officer
Jennifer has been a registered nurse for more than 40 years with most of her clinical experience in intensive care nursing in the acute care setting. Originally from Canada, she received both her bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing leadership from UT Tyler. Jennifer recently joined Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Round Rock and is committed to ensure regulatory compliance, excellence in quality of care, and exemplary patient experience. Her focus on culture and employee engagement has been a key ingredient to her success as a leader, and she looks to continue this work in her role at Encompass Health.
Human Resources Director
Lisa has worked with Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital 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.
Director of Case Management
Maria brings more than 10 years of case management expertise to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital. A Michigan native, she graduated from Saginaw Valley State University with a bachelor’s degree in social work in 2000. She received her Certification in Case Management (CCM) in 2017. Maria joined Encompass Health Round Rock as a case manager in 2015 before being promoted to director of case management in 2020. As the director of case management, she serves as an advocate for patients and families, ensuring a comprehensive approach to patient care is provided.
Director of Therapy Operations
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.
Facility Management Director
Thomas joined the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Round Rock after serving over 15 years as director of plant operations in hospitals in New Mexico, Wyoming, New York and Texas. Thomas is a 24-year veteran of the U.S. Navy and retired as a Master Chief Petty Officer. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Trinity University College. He manages the facility operations that include the areas of environment of care, plant operations/maintenance, dietary and environmental services.
Director of Quality & Risk
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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