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Area Manager - Rehab Outpatient

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St. Vincent's Medical Center


West Haven, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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Every day, almost 20,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network is the premier rehabilitation provider in Connecticut. We provide rehabilitation services across the continuum - acute care hospitals, long term care facilities, sub-acute rehabilitation, homecare, outpatient centers, and in community settings such as senior centers, work sites, and schools and colleges.  We offer over 40 outpatient locations offering physical, occupational, and speech therapy, in specialties including orthopedics, neuroscience, oncology, women’s health, sports medicine, vestibular, and more.  We are known for our commitment to high quality, customer focused outcomes.



The Area Manager manages day to day operations including but not limited to staff, material, and financial management in order to ensure quality, cost-effective delivery of patient services for specific patient populations who require the needs of rehabilitation services. In collaboration with managers and regional directors, this position works to ensure that a high quality, cost-effective service is delivered in support of the organization’s strategic plan, goals and objectives. 



  • Coaches, mentors, and guides staff to achieve professional and developmental goals, incorporate performance improvement initiatives into practice, and holds staff accountable for compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Participates in the interviewing and selection of new employees. Ensures frequent and informal performance feedback as well as annual performance appraisals for staff. Holds staff accountable by adhering to hospital policies and standards for hiring, performance expectations, discipline and termination.
  • Ensures the team uses the necessary resources to meet and exceed a standard of excellence, build efficiencies in processes and innovate new and creative ways to improve the work.
  • Monitor and achieve operational budgets to maximize profitability while maintaining a quality program. Accountable for results and outcomes of locations and programs in area of control. Responsible for maintaining site compliance and creating hospital/department policies and procedures, and remains within standards set by accrediting bodies such as Joint Commission and DPH.
  • Grow existing services and assist new programmatic initiatives based on market demands. Promotes department through development of effective physician and nursing staff relationships and external customers - establishing and maintaining effective relationships that gains their trust and respect.



  • Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Therapy and relevant licensure within the state of CT
  • 5 years’ experience as a supervisor or manager
  • Current BLS certification


  • Understanding of the business aspect of rehabilitation
  • Ability to analyze and develop key financial and operational metrics
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint as well as electronic heath records and other software applications


We take great care of careers. 

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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