Director Of Acute Rehab Unit

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Physical Therapy
Hours / Pay Period
Saint Marys Medical Center
Standard Hours
Monday-Friday (8:00am-5:00pm)
Work Schedule
8 Hour


St. Mary’s Medical Center has been caring for the health of San Franciscans since 1857 when it was founded by eight Sisters of Mercy from Ireland.  It is an accredited, not-for-profit hospital, located across the street from Golden Gate Park.  It is a full-service acute care facility with more than 575 physicians and 1,100 employees who provide high-quality and affordable health care services to the Bay Area community.



Home to advanced medical practices, such as the nation’s first digital cardiac catheterization laboratory, innovating orthopedic and spine surgery and comprehensive rehabilitation, and a state-of-the-art cancer center. St. Mary’s Medical Center is one of San Francisco’s leading hospitals, offering patients a full range of outpatient and inpatient services delivered with the human touch. Strategies and business development are centered on Oncology Services, Cardiac Services, and Orthopedics.


Position Summary:
  • Responsible for the Total Operation of the Rehabilitation Unit at both St Mary’s Medical Center and St Francis Memorial Hospitals in San Francisco.   
  • The ARU director will have responsibility of the performance of the unit including budget, program development, expense management, quality and CARF accreditation.
  • Candidate must have experience in CARF accreditation and successful history of ARU performance.
  • ARU Director must have experience in one of the following fields; Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Language Therapist, Registered Nurse, RN,

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As a Program Director you must have:

  • At minimum, be a graduate of a four-year bachelors degree program
  • Masters Degree Preferred
  • Background in  clinical experience with a degree in Physical Therapist (PT), Occupational Therapist (OT), Speech Language Therapist (SLP) or Registered Nurse (RN)
  • A track record of successful management experience in an Acute Rehabilitation Unit (or like experience) coupled with strong business, interpersonal, organizational and entrepreneurial skill is necessary


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