Chief Operating Officer

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

Critical Illness Recovery Hospital

Chief Operating Officer 

At Select Specialty/Regency Hospitals, a division of Select Medical, we care for chronically and critically ill or post-ICU patients who require extended hospital care. Select Medical employs over 48,000 people across the country and provides quality care to approximately 70,000 patients each and every day across our four divisions.

Our mission is to provide an exceptional patient care experience that promotes healing and recovery in a compassionate environment. Each employee plays a vital role in doing that by living our cultural behaviors - celebrating success, owning the future, being patient-centered, creating change, thinking first and building trust.

Do you want to work for a patient-centered company that is results-oriented and delivers a top-notch quality of care? Would you like to own and build your future with other top performers? If you answered 'yes', consider an opportunity with us!


We are looking for valued employees who will be Champions of the Select Medical Way, which includes putting the patient first, helping to improve quality of life for the community in which you live and work, continuing to develop and explore new ideas, providing high-quality care and doing well by doing what is right.

As a Chief Operating Officer, 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. The COO program will be conducted in markets where there are multiple hospitals in order to provide an opportunity to work with different leaders and to experience differences across those locations. 


You are passionate about providing superior quality care and you are an inventive problem solver who thrives in a dynamic environment.

Minimum requirements:

  • A Master's Degree
  • Three (3) years managerial experience in a healthcare institution.
  • Specific management functions of finance, strategic planning, and community education of health programs.
  • Hospital operations experience. 

All candidates who successfully complete the program must be willing to relocate in order to accept a new CEO post.

Additional Data

Select Medical strives to provide our employees with a solid work-life balance, as we understand that happy employees have both fulfilling careers and fulfilling lives beyond our doors.

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Illness Days (EID).
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance; Life insurance; Prescription coverage.
  • A 401(k) retirement plan with company match.
  • Short and Long Term Disability.
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave.

We'd love for you to join the team!

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.


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