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Rehabilitation Services Chief

Job Description

Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Rehabilitation Services Chief.

 Job Description:

Rehabilitation Services Chief is responsible for the overall administration, clinical planning, development, and operations of the Rehabilitation Program / Services. Ensures rehabilitation staff is providing appropriate care to MH individuals in keeping with established standards for quality and in accordance with generally established principles of care. Supervises the scheduling of individuals for therapy services considering available treatment hours, staff resources and overall plan of care. Manages the evaluation and development of Activity Therapy programs and services, PSR Mall programs and services. Oversees and coordinates the Rehabilitation Mentor activities. Completes required forms and documents in accordance with hospital policy and state and/or federal regulations. May be required to perform individual care duties as per their licensed discipline.


Current or eligible for Georgia licensure in area of assignment AND Three years of clinical experience in area of assignment OR Three years of experience at a level equivalent to the lower level (HCP041)

Preferred Qualifications

A Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Occupational Therapist, Licensed Rehabilitation Counselor, or Licensed Professional Counselor who has a minimum of at least two years supervisory experience AND at least two years of experience working directly with persons with serious mental illness. Experience in developing and implementing a psychiatric rehabilitation program; developing and implementing the facility's staff training and in-service programs relating to the psychiatric rehabilitation program; and ensuring the coordination and monitoring of the residents' participation in  the psychiatric rehabilitation program according to their individualized Rehabilitation Plan (IRP).


In addition to a competitive salary (Salary Depends On Skills and Experience), we offer a generous benefits package that includes a flexible schedule, training opportunities, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 12 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance.

This position is a pay grade 17 on the statewide salary plan.

Employment Information

This position is located at Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah in Savannah, Georgia.

Since opening in 1970, GeorgiaRegional Hospital at Savannah (GRHS) has stood as a beacon of hope for consumers in need of mental health, developmental disability and addictive disease services in the southeast region of the state of Georgia.

Savannah, Georgia's First City is first, in family fun for the summer! With more than 50 cultural and historic attractions, there are plenty of museums, galleries, great entertainment and tours to keep busy and beat the heat!

Come join our team of professional staff and make a difference.

Applying for this job

Please email your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word format to:

To ensure proper routing/handling of your credentials, copy/paste or type the following title in the subject line of your email: Rehabilitation Services Chief If you are currently employed by DBHDD, please include "Internal Employee" in the subject line as well.

You may be subject to a Drug Screen. You may be required to submit fingerprints to check for the existence of Criminal History Record Information through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. You do have the right to challenge the contents of any Criminal History that is located, should you choose to do so.

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities provides services to ensure the health and welfare of Georgians. As an employee of DBHDD, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.