Dignity Health Supervisor Rehabilitation Program in SACRAMENTO, California


Dignity Health Mercy General Hospital has been serving the Sacramento community for more than 100 years. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy General has been at its current site in the heart of East Sacramento since 1925. Mercy General Hospital has 342 licensed beds, a physician staff of more than 800 and is the highest volume cardiac procedure hospital in California. Mercy General is one of six Sacramento area hospitals that are part of Dignity Health, a system of 39 hospitals and medical centers in California, Arizona and Nevada.


Position Title: Supervisor of Rehabilitation Services

Position Summary:

Plans, develops, implements and integrates the delivery of Physical, Occupational and/or Speech Therapy in the outpatient and/or acute care settings for patients requiring either single discipline or multidisciplinary care from the Rehab team. Oversees quality, patient experience, regulatory and billing compliance, business development and all aspects of staff development and employee engagement..

  • Develops and maintains core competencies and behavioral skill sets that support exceptional patient and co-worker experiences, consistent with Dignity Health core values; provides timely and effective direct patient care in a professional, compassionate, and timely manner; identifies and responds to the needs and expectations of all customers, both internal and external.

  • Develops and implements policies and procedures to maintain Program compliance with accreditation, certification, licensure, government, and other regulatory requirements and ensures understanding across staff.

  • Identifies and projects present and future Program needs as well as develops new programs or makes program changes as appropriate to ensure quality and competitiveness in community; implements systems to successfully meet reporting requirements/

  • Facilitates the development of cross-functional, interdisciplinary, and patient-focused teams; provides effective orientation, training, education, and development of staff so that services are delivered to the satisfaction of patients, physicians, and referrers; directs, evaluates, and supervises Program staff; maintains open communication and collaboration with other departments and individuals in resolving issues affecting the delivery of care.


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  • Knowledge of and ability to assess ailments and injuries of patients and implement a treatment plan.

  • Knowledge of healthcare policies for all clinical practices and applicable laws and regulations governing proper clinical practice; ability to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations.

  • Knowledge of child and adult education techniques and the ability to educate patients and their care givers on the patient's condition, the treatment and medications suggested and given, and the next steps in the patient's recovery.

  • Knowledge of and ability to provide therapeutic care for patients and to monitor patients' reactions during and after physical/occupational therapy. Responds to emergent situations by applying appropriate measures.

  • Knowledge of the schedule creation process; ability to develop and maintain a workable schedule to accomplish the overall goals of day-to-day operations.

  • Knowledge of and ability to provide or facilitate rehabilitation services to manage injuries and help injured people reclaim living or working capabilities.

  • Knowledge of the medical, social, economic, and other services provided by other departments or facilities, and the ability to integrate these multidisciplinary treatments for optimal patient care.

Education and Experience:

  • Experience: Minimum of two (2) years clinical experience within specialty area preferred. Prefer a minimum of one year experience in a leadership role (e.g.,. Therapy Advancement Program, Lead Therapist).

  • Education: Graduation from a school of Physical, Occupational or Speech Therapy approved by that discipline's regulatory body.

  • Licensure: Current and active Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Speech Therapy license in the applicable state where employed.

  • Special Skills: None specified.

  • Training: None specified.

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Job ID 2018-49602

Employment Type Full Time

Department Outpatient Rehabilitation

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mercy General Hospital

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours varied