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Providence Health & Services Rehabilitation Therapy Supervisor - Rehabilitation in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Rehabilitation Therapy Supervisor to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

The position is responsible for the supervision of the Providence St. Peter Hospital Acute Physical, Occupational and Speech Language Pathology Services. The responsibilities include coordinating and monitoring all therapy activities and supplies for the Acute Hospital Service, supervising department personal, leading and/or participating in therapy programs, adhoc and standing committee activities and providing direct patient care. The role of supervisor includes responsibilities for interviewing and recommending hire, training, guiding and evaluating personnel in the department. The position will assist with budget development and ongoing conformance to DOH and Joint Commission standards, performance improvement activities and planning. Primary role for developing an efficient staff and patient schedule which assures maximum productivity.

In this position you will:

  • Assures employee understanding and commitment to organization Mission, vision, and Core Values

  • Contributes to developing and maintaining departmental satisfaction program in accordance with organization guidelines which exceed guests, family, patient and physician expectations

  • Contributes to developing and maintaining departmental quality management program in accordance with organizational guidelines which exceed community standards, including compliance with all laws, regulations and requirements of appropriate licensing and accrediting bodies

  • Assists with the development of a departmental strategic plan complying with organizational guidelines which identifies objectives for increasing market share and volumes

  • Actively participates in developing annual departmental budgets, which will include appropriate volume and revenue projections and reflect the most cost-effective means of delivering services to achieve specified quality levels

  • Manages human resources to achieve the highest levels of performance by retaining and attracting the most competent employees

  • Complies with PSPH and unit specific infection control, risk management and OSHA guidelines and procedures

  • Assures compliance with PSPH confidentiality policies and maintains confidentiality of patient and/or business related information

  • Promotes sensitivity with cultural and religious beliefs

  • Identifies role and responsibility in complying with PSPH and unit specific safety and security policies, plans and procedures


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate Degree in Physical, Occupational, Recreational Therapy and/or Speech Language Pathology from accredited training program

  • Minimum of 5 years experience, with at least two years in acute care. Prefer lead position experience

  • Washington State License in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech-Language Pathology

  • Advanced clinical skills in area of expertise. Knowledge of supervision including budgeting, resource allocation and planning is preferred

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Non-Clinical Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 220702