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Rehab Supervisor (Full-Time/Day Shift)


This position oversees inpatient physical therapy services at Lancaster General Hospital. 1.0 FTE. Day shift, with occasional evening coverage. Holiday/Weekend Rotation.

Penn Medicine Home Health



Coordinates aspects of all therapy related issues in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department.  Implements Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation services in accordance with the physicians' instruction and Code of Ethics of the profession.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Supervises the clinical functioning and staffing of outpatient rehab services at the site, ensuring appropriate staff scheduling and    implementation of the departmental objectives.

  • Ensures compliance with the LG and departmental policies, procedures, JCAHO standards, and professional Code of Ethics. Evaluates candidates and coordinates the selection of staff therapists, assistants, and students.

  • Performs the duties as described in the therapist job description.

  • Takes responsibility for orientation of staff therapists and therapist assistants to the departmental and LG policies and procedures.

  • Serves as a clinical consultant to rehab leaders and other staff members.

  • Responsible for completing the therapy staff annual performance evaluations and for monitoring performance on an ongoing basis.

  • Participates in the development, implementation, and review of departmental and LG systems, policies, and procedures.  Identifies system of dysfunction and reports to appropriate administrative personnel.

  • Provides input into organizational goals and plans in coordination with organizational objectives. With input from outpatient rehab management leaders, completes performance reviews for all staff.

  • Establishes, coordinates, and maintains relationships with other departments, such as administration, physicians, and the community. Participates in the fiscal management of the department, including budgeting preparation, implementation and maintenance and analysis of essential sectional statistical data.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Supervises the planning and implementation of educational experiences for staff and students.

  • Acts as a back-up to the Program Team Leaders during absences, upon request.

  • Attends and documents participation in staff and mandatory/voluntary inservices programs.



  • A Bachelors of Science (B.S.) degree in a discipline-specific therapy field (Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Speech Pathology).

  • Current state licensure as a Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, or Speech Language Pathologist by the PA Department of Health.

  • CPR certification.

  • Three (3) years of clinical experience.

  • A health care provider in good standing with Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal and state health insurance programs, i.e. not excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal or state health insurance program.


  • One (1) year of supervisory experience.

  • Master’s Degree.


ATTENTION/CONCENTRATION – The following level of ability is essential for the jobholder to focus on certain aspects of current experience and reject others:

The position requires strong concentration skills.  The individual must have the ability to voluntarily sustain concentration to a task over an extended period of time as a result of an effortful and usually deliberate heightened and focused state of attention.

NEW LEARNING AND MEMORY – The following level of ability is essential for the jobholder to learn and retain material:

A large portion of this position required reliance on verbal memory and new learning.  Efficiency in processing of verbal information, either in written or spoken form, is a major requirement and prerequisite of the job.  The individual must be able to attend to and process multiple bits of information simultaneously.  The individual must be able to organize and categorize this information effectively so that later recall is feasible.

PROBLEM SOLVING, REASONING AND CREATIVE THINKING – The following level of ability that is essential for the jobholder to think (in order to solve a problem) by combining two or more elements from past experience or imaginative thought:

The position required much autonomy of thought and problem solving.  The individual must be able to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems.  The individual must be able to think abstractly, which is manifested in the ability to form concepts, use categories, generalize from single instances, apply procedural rules and general principles, and be aware of subtle or intrinsic aspects of a problem.  The development of hypothesis and potential solutions to problems involves careful interpretation, analysis and diagnosis.  The individual must be able to collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  The individual must be able to think creatively with a degree of inventiveness, experimentation and intuition.  They must be able to deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables.

ATTITUDES:  The following are essential requirements of the position in relation to job-worker situations.  These items describe how a worker must adapt, adjust, conform or act:   

Performing under stressful conditions: Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or in situations in which working speed and sustained attention are critical aspects of the job. Is subject to danger or risk, or to tension as a regular, consistent part of the job.

Variety and change: Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure involving significant differences in technologies, techniques, procedures, environmental factors, physical demands, or work situations.

Communication:  Ability to exchange information with others clearly and concisely; to present ideas, facts and technical information.

Planning and control: Ability to identify task requirements and monitor progress toward accomplishment.

Interpersonal relations: Ability to maintain relationships that facilitate task accomplishment; to cooperate and resolve conflicts; to recognize needs and be sensitive of others.        


Equipment/Tools: Computer, phone, copier, printer, Fax, and typical therapy office supplies; tools, devices, treatment and testing equipment  commonly used in discipline-specific practice

Software: Microsoft Office Products.


Rarely 0-10%; Occasionally 11-35%; Frequently 36-70%; Continuously 71-100%

Body Position/Movement:

  • Sit: Occasionally

  • Stand: Occasionally

  • Walk: Frequently

  • Bend: Occasionally

  • Push: Occasionally

  • Pull: Occasionally

  • Kneel/Squat:

  • Reach: Occasionally

  • Twist: Occasionally

  • Balance: Occasionally

  • Climb: Occasionally

Lifting: Degree of physical exertion is: Moderate, exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Sensory Abilities specifically required:

  • Vision

  • Hearing


WORKING CONDITIONS: Position involves exposure to the following harmful elements:

  • Bio hazardous Waste

  • Blood borne Pathogens

  • Radioactive Agents

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.

Benefits At A Glance:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and on-site Pharmacy plans to meet individual and family needs
  • 100% Tuition Assistance at Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences (role dependent)
  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts (FSA & HSA) to further reduce taxable income and empower your healthcare choices
  • Retirement Plan savings (403b) with employer match and annual employer contribution
  • Employer paid Short & Long Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and other Wellness incentives


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


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LGH Full Time Posted on 05/22/2023