Director of Rehab Therapy Services

Full Time Regular
2614 Jefferson Highway
Jefferson, LA 70121-3828
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Job Description

Ochsner Rehabilitation Hospital

*A joint venture with Select Medical & Ochsner Health System*

Jefferson, LA


Director of Rehab Therapy Services


At Ochsner Rehabilitation Hospital, our services have been designed for patients who need a longer rehabilitation hospitalization for their recovery. We are currently seeking a Director of Rehab Therapy Services to join our team.

 Our employees are the foundation on which the success of our rehabilitation services continues to grow. Each member of our medical, clinical administrative and support teams bring a level of experience, expertise and commitment to patient care that is unmatched in our industry.


Position Summary

The Director of Rehabilitation Therapy Services is a member of the Rehabilitation Leadership Council, and participates in the establishment of policies and procedures for all IP therapy services. Designs and implements a framework to integrate and coordinate patient care services, and program development with all IP therapy departments within the assigned facility, consistent with quality service and maximization of profit. Provides direction, expertise and mentoring to facilitate the growth and development of IP rehabilitation therapy services. Directs daily operations of inpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy services.


Specific Duties

  • Directs and controls operations of assigned services, including but not limited to, staff interviews, orientation, performance appraisals, employee development and daily supervision. Oversees scheduling process to ensure timely service intervention and coordination of therapy services.
  • Ensures the design of patient care services provided within the therapy departments is appropriate to the scope and level of care for the patients served. Ensures compliance with regulatory and licensing agencies.
  • Develops programs to promote the recruitment, retention, and continuing education of all staff members in conjunction with the Clinical Managers, Directors of Rehab Therapy Services across the Division, HR and the Director of Education.

Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physical, Occupational, or Speech Therapy required.
  • Current state licensure as a Physical, Occupational or Speech Therapist required. (For Speech discipline: Current Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language & Hearing Association required.)
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of experience as a therapist in an acute rehab setting, including a minimum of five years supervisory experience required.

Additional Data

Other benefits of the Director of Rehab Therapy Services position include: 

  • Excellent Orientation Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Extended Illness Days (EID)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave
  • A network of over 40,000 employees with huge growth and relocation opportunities


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