Jennifer A. Thomas, MBA, MS, CCC-SLP, has been promoted from director to vice president, Rehabilitation Services.
Thomas has served Christiana Care Health System for 25 years in various capacities.
As a staff speech language pathologist, speech pathology supervisor and most recently director of Rehabilitation Services, she has been instrumental in improving and advancing the goals of Rehabilitation Services and Christiana Care. Through her leadership, Rehabilitation Services successfully implemented the electronic medical record for inpatient and outpatient therapy services; developed a career ladder for staff advancement and acknowledgment; and achieved successful recertification by the Commission of Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities for the Center for Rehabilitation at Wilmington Hospital.
She has been a leader in lean Six Sigma methodology through completion of her Green Belt certification and soon-to-be-completed Black Belt certification. With the scope and breadth of Rehabilitation Services within the hospital walls and in the community, Thomas has demonstrated the ability to align Rehabilitation Services goals with Christiana Care Health System goals and demonstrably advance The Christiana Care Way.
Thomas received her Bachelor of Arts from North Carolina State University, her Master of Science in speech language pathology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her Master of Business Administration with a concentration in health care administration from Wilmington University.
In addition to her current responsibilities in overseeing Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Pathology, Recreational Therapy, and Audiology services on the Christiana and Wilmington Hospital campuses, she will expand her leadership and oversight to include our nine community-based outpatient rehabilitation locations.