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Recruitment #18-004304-0001




MDH, Western Maryland Hospital Center, Hagerstown, MD

Main Purpose of Job

The Rehabilitation Services Director is responsible for successful operation of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Therapy and Therapeutic Recreation and the patients they serve. The focus of the Rehabilitation Services is to maximize the independence of those patients/residents in the Comprehensive Care, High Intensity Medical and Brain Injury Programs. The manager oversees, monitors and trends quality initiatives and patient outcomes and shares these with the various stakeholders. He/She is responsible for the strategic planning, resource allocation, ongoing performance improvement, treatment coordination, financial performance, staff education, evaluation and performance. The Rehab Services Director supervises the Physical Therapy Supervisor, Speech/Language Therapy Supervisor, the Occupational Therapy staff and the Therapeutic Recreator Supervisor and is responsible for ensuring compliance with all CARF, the Joint Commission and OHCQ standards as well as conformance with all State and Federal guidelines.


Applicants must possess a current Maryland license as an occupational or physical therapistfrom the applicable Maryland Board, a Master's Degree or higher in Physical, Occupational therapy or related field and 5 years of supervisory experience with 3 years managing an interdisciplinary team.


An employee in this classification must possess a current license as a Physical Therapist from the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners in accordance with Physical Therapy Article, Section 13-301 or as an Occupational Therapist from the Maryland State Board of Occupational Therapy Practice in accordance with Occupational Therapy Article, Section 10-301.


This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.  A resume must accompany your application.

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.  Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251. 

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.



As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.