Chief Operating Officer

Full Time Regular
320 Main Street
Johnstown, PA 15901
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Job Description


Select Medical is committed to fostering the professional development of its employees in an effort to cultivate strong leaders who can advance their careers within the organization.

As a COO, you are a part of Select Medical’s Administrator In-Training program. It gives qualified candidates an excellent opportunity to gain practical operational experience in a critical illness recovery hospital setting.


The program is designed to provide a hands-on understanding of a CEO’s role and responsibilities within the hospital and overall organization. It also educates candidates on a CEO’s goals and objectives and key relationships that need to be forged and developed in order to be become an effective, high-performing hospital CEO.

The year-long program covers four key areas: orientation, enculturation, administrative onboarding and support. During that time, candidates will be immersed in training across a range of areas, including: 

  • Clinical services
  • Case management
  • Medical staff relations
  • Marketing
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Financial management
  • Human resources

Training is conducted at designated sites nationwide and supported by dedicated mentors who help educate and onboard the candidate throughout the program.


Qualified candidates will have at least three years of management experience in long-term acute care or specialty hospital operations. They will also demonstrate a strong commitment to leadership, top-notch customer service and program development in a dynamic and highly competitive health care market. A master’s in health care administration or equivalent master’s degree is required. All candidates who successfully complete the program must be willing to relocate in order to accept a new CEO post.


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