Encompass Health is a national sponsor of Together to End Stroke
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.
Chief Executive Officer
Mike joined the Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth team in May 2014 and brings twenty-five years of executive healthcare experience to the Treasure Coast. He graduated from Florida State University receiving his degree in business administration and then earned a master’s of business administration through Florida Institute of Technology. Having held executive level positions in physician practice management, disease management, hospitalist, and acute care hospital systems, Mike brings a broad knowledge and a unique perspective of health care delivery systems. Mike also has familiarity with and appreciation for Vero Beach and Indian River County where he and his wife, Norma lived and raised two sons, Michael and Matt.
Dr. Jimmy Lockhart is the chief medical officer and medical director at Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Treasure Coast Rehabilitation Hospital. A graduate of Meharry Medical College, Dr. Lockhart completed his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Louisiana State University in New Orleans. He is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
* The hospital provides access to independent physicians.
Director of Therapy Operations
Susie is the director of therapy operations at Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Treasure Coast Rehabilitation Hospital. An experienced clinician and manager, she has inpatient, outpatient and rehabilitation training from Lutheran General Hospital and Marianjoy Rehabilitation Center. Susie is NDT certified and specializes in rehabilitation. Her passion is education and her teaching experience includes seminars on Stroke Management, Gait Dysfunction and Neuro Rehabilitation. Susie graduated from Northwestern University in Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy.
Chief Financial Officer
Kevin serves as the chief financial officer for Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Treasure Coast Rehabilitation Hospital. He has more than 23 years of progressive financial and administrative experience ranging from large, for-profit medical-surgical and specialty hospitals, to both large and small nonprofit community health systems where he was responsible for all the financial reporting, regulatory reporting, and facility operational management reporting and control. While at Encompass Health Treasure Coast, Kevin has held the positions of controller, regional controller and, briefly, was responsible for the operational duties as interim administrator. He graduated from the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Area Director of Business Development
Director of Case Management
Karrie has been employed at Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Southern Hills since May 2011. She has more than 14 years of case management experience, with focus in the areas of discharge planning, utilization review, ethics, and patient advocacy. After obtaining her bachelor’s degree in psychology at Greensboro College, she began her career in the social work field. Karrie is a licensed social worker in the state of West Virginia.
Quality Risk Management Director
Mary-Jean grew up on a dairy farm in Cooperstown, NY. She attended Cooperstown Central School and completed her RN training at Ellis Hospital School of Nursing. She received her bachelor degree from Russell Sage College in Troy, NY and a master's degree from Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz.
Mary-Jean's nursing career started in psychiatric nursing at Ellis Hospital. After moving to Arizona, she was employed as a corporate nurse before joining Good Samaritan Medical Center in outpatient, acute hemodialysis, renal/transplant. She has also served as the Director of Quality Management for Kindred Hospital in Ontario, Calif.
Human Resource Director
Linda Rinehart is the human resources director of Encompass Health, formerly HealthSouth Treasure Coast Rehabilitation Hospital. Linda brings over 30 years of experience in executive level human resource management. Her recent experience includes eight years of experience in a regional human resources position. She also has experience with other industries including a healthcare not-for-profit and various positions for a Fortune 500 Insurance Company. Linda attended Queens College, where she obtained her B.S. in business administration.