Diversicare Healthcare Services & Diversicare Therapy Services

Director of Rehabilitation

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Meridian Nursing & Rehab Center
4728 Hwy 39 North


Diversicare of Meridian, a 120 bed skilled nursing facility, has an exceptional opportunity for a Director of Rehabilitation to lead our team of resident advocates. 


We are a leading provider of rehabilitation services to patients and residents throughout the continuum of care. Our Mission is to improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations




Education: Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Language Pathology program. 


Professional Experience

  • Prefer-experience/knowledge in older adult rehabilitation.
  • Prefer knowledge in governmental and regulatory guidelines in designated healthcare settings
  • Supervisory experience in a subacute or skilled nursing setting is preferred

Licensure: Actively licensed therapist in assigned state(s) of employment as an Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist or Speech Language Pathologist. 




The Director of Rehabilitation leads the rehab staff through provision of direction and training support.  Acts as a department head and member of facility management team.  Coordinates all rehab activities and communications.  Serves as a teacher/trainer for caregiver staff regarding rehab issues.  Assists in clinical program development.  Compiles all rehab reports and statistics. Assures that all rehab billing is accurate and completed in a timely manner.  Assures denial management process and chart audits are in place.  Supervises all registered therapists, assistants, and aides in the rehab department.   Serves as a treating therapist to provide screens, assessment and treatment of residents.




Tags: SLP / SNF / Program Manager / Rehab Manager / OTR / SLP / PT / DPT / OT / PTA 


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