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Rehabilitation Services Chief

Job Description

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Rehabilitation Services Chief at Georgia Regional Hospital At Savannah (please visit www.garegionalsavannah.com for more information about the hospital).

 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 consumers in keeping with established standards for quality and in accordance with generally established principles of care. Supervises the scheduling of consumers 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 and required CRIPA related compliance activities. Completes required forms and documents in accordance with hospital policy and state and/or federal regulations. May be required to perform consumer care duties as their licensed discipline.

When you send your resume saved in format compatible with MS Word 2007 version to the email address listed below, you must include in the subject line the hospital location and position title.


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

Preference will be given to those candidates who, in addition to the qualifications listed above, possess the following: . Bachelors degree from an accredited program in a clinical rehabilitation field required: nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, social work . Current valid state licensure as an OTR, RPT, or SLP preferred. . Clinical leadership experience in a hospital environment required . Inpatient Rehabilitation Program Management experience preferred . Effective, credible, engaging leader with ability to motivate, influence, and hold team accountable . Excellent interpersonal skills to achieve strong consumer and treatment team relationships . Highly organized, systematic and able to function consistently in a fast paced environment . High level of initiative and ability to manage competing priorities and short deadlines . Effective oral and written communication with all levels of the organization . High level analytical and critical thinking skills . Strong visionary and strategist - embraces shared decision making . Superior understanding of regulatory guidelines . History of meeting / exceeding operational goals and objectives


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: grhs_hr@dhr.state.ga.us

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.