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REHABILITATION SERVICES DIRECTOR

THERAPY SERVICES MANAGER

Recruitment #17-004304-0002

GRADE

19

LOCATION OF POSITION

DHMH, Western Maryland Hospital Center, Hagerstown, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Rehabilitation Services Director is responsible for successful operation of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech/Language Therapy and Therapeutic Recreation and the patients they serve. The focus of Rehab Services is to maximize the independence of those patients/residents in the Comprehensive Unit, High Intensity Medical and Brain Injury Programs. The manager oversees, monitors and trends quality initiatives and patient outcomes and shares these with the various stakeholders. He/She is responsible for the strategic planning, resource allocation, ongoing performance improvement, treatment coordination, financial performance, staff education, evaluation and performance. The Rehab Services Director supervises the Physical Therapy Supervisor, Speech/Language Therapy Supervisor, the Occupational Therapy staff and the Therapeutic Recreation Supervisor and is responsible for ensuring compliance with all CARF, the Joint Commission and OHCQ standards as well as conformance with all State and Federal guidelines.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must possess a current Maryland license as an occupational  physical therapist from the applicable Maryland Board, a Master's Degree or higher in Physical, Occupational, Speech Therapy, or related field and 1 year of supervisory experience.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

An employee in this classification must possess a current license as a Physical Therapist from the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners in accordance with Physical Therapy Article 13-301 or as an Occupational Therapist from the State Board of Occupational Therapy Practice in accordance with Occupational Therapy Article, Section 10-301.

SELECTION PROCESS

This is a management service recruitment.  A resume must accompany your application.

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated.  The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work.  For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  Applicants certified to list will receive eligibility for a period of one (1) year.  Eligibility may be extended beyond one (1) year period.

Online applications are highly recommended, however the paper application may be submitted to DHMH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If you need to submit additional information, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the DHMH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251 or via email at dhmh.jobs@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: (410) 767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.