Therapy Specialists/ Susan J Harris Inc.
  • Turlock, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Is company culture important to you? At Therapy Specialists, our culture is the driving force behind employee happiness and success!  


Therapy Specialists has a wonderful opportunity for a Director of Rehab at a Continuing Care Retirement Community in Turlock, CA. Located on a beautiful 23-acre campus in the heart of Californias Central Valley, this CCRC has 200 AL/IL units, a 56-bed SNF, and outpatient and home health services on campus. Candidates must be either a licensed Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist or Speech Language Pathologist, and have 1-3 years of management experience working at a SNF. We are seeking a team-oriented DOR with excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing. Must be knowledgeable in reimbursable documentation, PPS, and possess the ability to communicate plan of care for all disciplines. Our multidisciplinary rehabilitation teams collaborate with all facility caregivers to create a seamless total patient care approach so that patients can return to the activities that are most meaningful to them.

Our employees thrive and grow because they love working for Therapy Specialists " which is why we enjoy a consistent 96% employee retention rate! Honored by the Best Place to Work program for 5 years running " a recognition program driven by employee satisfaction " we invite you to explore this opportunity to join a dynamic team of talented and compassionate therapists!


Requirements include:

  • Current CA license in good standing
  • Current CPR certification
  • Geriatric experience preferred
  • Experience and knowledge with Medicare Billing (PPS) and Part B billing
  • Knowledge and experience utilizing therapy assessment tools (i.e. Tinetti, Berg, Slums, etc.)
  • Proficiency using computers and EMR software
  • Goals-driven, responsible professional with ability to adapt to organizational needs
  • Clinical expertise / and excellence to provide treatment with high and low level client
  • Management experience in supervising others: employee development, mentoring, interviewing, hiring, progressive discipline.
  • Partnership and comfort with level of care is needed
  • Have to love doing therapy! Therapist first, coordinator second! Depending on caseload and program size, efficiency expectation can vary from 60% -80%
  • Ability to use multiple EMR systems - Will be HH role on campus and will need to be part of that
  • Growth of program and budgeting and support growth in another discipline
  • Delivering consistently the "Message" of STRIVE at Therapy Specialists based on programming to meet community and payer needs
  • Effective communication with physicians - proactive to support referral and communicate strengths of TS, and reactive to any issues / concerns
  • Networking with other providers to facilitate cross referral relationships 
  • Documentation review and feedback to staff as applicable


Why Therapy Specialists?

Founded in 1976 by Susan J. Harris, OTR, a nationally respected pioneer in rehab services, Therapy Specialists is San Diego's largest independent therapy provider - providing comprehensive rehabilitation programs and consulting services to skilled nursing facilities, independent and assisted living communities, memory care facilities, adult day health and outpatient settings throughout California. 

  • 96% staff retention rate
  • Highly competitive pay rates
  • 401(k) plan
  • State-of-the-art equipment
  • 5-Time Award Recipient of "Best Places to Work" (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Monthly awards for associates in recognition of their efforts in going 'above and beyond'
  • Unparalleled reputation for best practices that meet today's healthcare challenges.


Therapy Specialists supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. Therapy Specialists is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Disability / Vets Employer. 

Therapy Specialists/ Susan J Harris Inc.
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