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Manager Rehabilitation Services and Programs

Job ID 113519 Date Posted 10/10/2021
San Diego, California
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Rehab Business Svc
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time
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The Manager for Acute Inpatient Hospital Therapies is responsible for Physical and Occupational Therapy Services at Sharp Memorial Hospital.  Manager is accountable for coordinating the ongoing development and productivity of a work units and for maintaining the quality of care within the work units and/or programs.  Assists Director of Rehabilitation with operational planning and provides daily work direction to achieve unit level of care and organizational objectives.  Contributes to budget development and maintains responsibility for achieving budgetary objectives.

Manages staff, including hiring, coaching and counseling, and assuring performance appraisals are completed.  Assures that productivity and quality are tracked and maintained.  Collaborates with Director, other Managers and Senior Specialists to standardize, update and/or maintain policies and procedures.  Assures quality care and compliance with internal standards and regulatory and accreditation bodies.  Collaborates with marketing and community care departments regarding the development, marketing, implementation and evaluation of programs.  Assumes 24-hour responsibility and accountability for units/programs, discipline departments supervised. Participates as directed in the annual operational planning process.  Executes priorities to ensure implementation of operation plan within the work units. Promotes staff accountability and empowerment through formal and informal mechanisms.

Sharp Memorial Rehabilitation Center provides comprehensive rehabilitation services throughout San Diego County, such as inpatient rehabilitation following catastrophic strokes, brain injuries and spinal cord injuries; outpatient rehabilitation for neurological concerns, sprains, strains and injuries; and specialty therapy services for problems related to balance, speech, lymphedema and chronic pain.  Our rehabilitation team has witnessed first-hand the triumphs that people achieve in the face of adversity.  Their courage reinforces the passion we feel for the work we do, and drives us to provide the best outcomes for our patients.

The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) has awarded Sharp Memorial Rehabilitation Center with a special designation for the rehabilitation of patients with brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke and general rehabilitation designations.

Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds.  Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors.  This hospital offers the latest in medical technology.

Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.


This position is located at Sharp Memorial Hospital in the Community of Serra Mesa, San Diego County


8 hour shifts; full-time position to work 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; weekends as needed


Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited college or university with a certificate in Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy
  • Current unencumbered CA license to practice Physical Therapy or Occupational Or SpeechTherapy
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Three or more years of leadership and/or project management experience in a rehab therapy area
  • Three or more years of clinical experience
  • Knowledge of fiscal and budgetary principles and practices
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Skill to work collaboratively in a team oriented environment
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Masters or Doctorate Degree in accredited Physical Therapy or Occupational or Speech Therapy Program
  • Three or more years of management or supervisory experience
  • Experience and understanding of operations and regulations for Acute Inpatient Hospital Therapies


Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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