Director of Communications - Critical Illness Recovery

Full Time
4714 Gettysburg Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
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Job Description

The director of communications for critical illness recovery hospitals (CIRH) will develop, execute and drive marketing and communications initiatives for the company’s 100+ critical illness recovery hospitals. 


Reporting to the vice president of strategic communications for specialty hospitals, this individual will partner closely with hospital leaders and colleagues across the Communications & Branding (C&B) Department to create compelling print and digital content that supports divisional and hospital business priorities and objectives. 


This person will play a significant role in the ongoing facilitation of communications alignment for the CIRH division, as well partnering with other C&B division leads, as it relates to executing a cohesive strategy and messaging across Select Medical’s continuum of care. 

Reports To:

Vice President, Strategic Communications, Specialty Hospitals



Mechanicsburg, PA

Hybrid work environment; required to be on campus T, W, Th. 


  • Oversee, manage and drive communications initiatives for CIRHs
  • Create content for all mediums/platforms to support divisional and hospital business priorities
  • Write patient success stories; manage review/approval/publish process
  • Develop social media campaigns in collaboration with social media manager
  • Integrate and stand up new joint venture hospitals
  • Develop best practices for content creation, revisions and maintenance
  • Draft division-level internal presentations, scripts, talking points, announcements
  • Serve as co-editor of quarterly newsletters


  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, public relations or marketing
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in a marketing-communications field
  • Superior news writing/editing skills a must
  • Command of AP Style
  • Proven track record in objective setting and performance management
  • Exhibit exceptional verbal communication skills
  • Effectively collaborate with and influence key stakeholders
  • Embody strong team player mentality

Additional Data

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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