St. Charles Appoints New Vice President of Rehabilitation
St. Charles Hospital has promoted Laura L. Beck, MS, PT, Director, Outpatient Rehabilitation, Pediatric Outpatient Rehabilitation and Offsite Contracts to Vice President of Rehabilitation for St. Charles.
"Laura joined St. Charles more than 20 years ago and has advanced through progressively more responsible positions in outpatient rehabilitation, including overseeing the daily activities of nine outpatient locations across Nassau and Suffolk. She brings a wealth of experience to her new role, "said Jim O’Connor, Executive Vice President/Chief Administrative Officer, St. Charles Hospital.
Laura’s responsibilities include leading and directing all administrative functions of St. Charles Hospital’s 76-bed Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation program, nine-location outpatient rehabilitation network, as well as associated growing programs such as sports medicine, concussion, lymphedema and vestibular rehabilitation.
Additionally, she will provide leadership oversight in the development of short- and long-range goals for programmatic development and financial planning as well as recommend new or revised policies and operational procedures in all administrative areas.
Laura has been with St. Charles Hospital since 1991, beginning her career her as a Staff Physical Therapist. She has been promoted over the years to increasingly more responsibilities, most recently as the Director of Outpatient Rehab, Pediatric Services, and Offsite Contracts. She directed the operations of our nine rehabilitation locations. Laura has also been a Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) Administrative and Program Surveyor since 2008.
Laura possesses a BS in Physical Therapy from Quinnipiac College, an MS in Healthcare Management/Education from SUNY at Stony Brook, maintains her NYS Physical Therapy License and is a Six Sigma Green Belt.
St. Charles is Long Island’s rehabilitation leader and currently the only hospital on Long Island accredited for both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation from CARF International, the global leader in rehabilitation accreditation.