High Performing Short-Stay Rehabilitation Facilities in Texas

Finding a suitable short stay rehabilitation center can be a daunting task. Us News have released their latest ratings. I feel this could be a useful tool when looking for employment. Who doesn’t want to work in a highly regarded setting. There are many roles for nurses in these settings, so I hope you find this useful.

Rehab centers are unfortunately a fast growing sector – employing large numbers of nurses in Texas and other states. They can offer great employment opportunities across many different nursing specialties. Texas is one of the highest paid states across a range of nursing careers – check our nursing salaries in Texas page for an in depth look.

Top 10 Facilities in Texas for Rehabilitation

1. Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital
2401 South 31st St., Temple, TX 76504
This is a small 29 bedded unit with a high performing short-stay rehabilitation rating. It also accepts Medicare. It has an 88.6% rating for readmission prevention.

2. Christus Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi
2606 Hospital Bvld, Corpus Christi, TX 78405
This is a small 24 bedded unit with a high performing short-stay rehabilitation rating. It also accepts Medicare. Over 50% of nursing staff are registered nurses, the highest nursing degree. Other nursing staff include licensed practical nurses and nurse aides.

3. Citizens Medical Center
2701 Hospital Dr., Victoria, TX 77901
This is a small 20 bedded facility with a high performing short-stay rehabilitation rating. It also accepts Medicare. 58% of patients are successfully discharged to the community.

4. Elsie Gayer Health Care Center
902 N Main St., San Angelo, TX 76903
This is a 69 bedded facility with a high performing short-stay rehabilitation rating. It also offers a continuing-care facility. It also accepts Medicare and Medicaid. Availability of physical rehabilitation therapists per resident per day is 19 minutes per patient, the national average is 7 minutes.

5. Hendrick Skilled Nursing Facility
1900 Pine, Abilene, TX 79601
This is a small 20 bedded facility with a high performing short-stay rehabilitation rating. It also accepts Medicare.94.6% of patients have Influenza immunization.

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6. Hermann Hospital
6411 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030
This is a very small 9 bedded facility with a high performing short-stay rehabilitation rating. It also accepts Medicare. It has 100% rating for prevention of emergency-room visits.

7. Powerback Rehabilitation Richardson
1350 E Lookout Dr., Richardson, TX 75082
This is a medium sized facility with a 90 bedded unit. It is rated as high performing for short-stay rehabilitation. Availability of physical rehabilitation therapists per resident per day is 27 minutes, much more than the national average of 7 minutes. It accepts Medicare.

8. Querencia at Barton Creek
2500 Barton Creek Boulevard, Austin, TX 78735
This is a 38 bedded facility with a high performing short-stay rehabilitation rating. It also accepts Medicare. It has a 92.6% rating for prevention of emergency-room visits.

9. Shannon Medical Center
2018 Pulliam, San Angelo, TX 76903
This is a small 28 bedded facility with a high performance rating for short-term rehab. It accepts Medicare. It has a 97.1 % of patients who have timely Influenza immunization.

10. The Methodist Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility
6565 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030
This is a small 25 bedded unit which accepts Medicare. It is mainly for patients recovering from joint replacement surgery, accidental injury, stroke or heart attack.

This is only a snapshot of the 1235 nursing homes in Texas. Only 37 have a top performing rating and I have narrowed the search down to the top 10 high performing short-stay facilities.