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Program Director - Sugar Land, TX

Sugar Land, Texas
Job #: 423475

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The Program Director will lead a team of therapists to ensure they provide clinically appropriate care to all of our patients. They are responsible for providing guidance and support to their team and to act as a liaison to our customers. The Program Director works with their team to ensure timely and accurate documentation. The Program Director provides training and development opportunities to their staff. They work with the facility to develop programs that will benefit the patients and assure long term result from their therapy.

Success Profile

What do you need to be a successful Program Director at Kindred? Here are the top traits we’re looking for:

  • Results-Driven
  • Self-Starter
  • Adaptable
  • Problem-Solver
  • Goal-Oriented
  • Entrepreneurial

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Great Workplace. Very supportive management. Flexible work schedule. Great documentation system. Company values and mission align with my own.

– Current Program Director, Panama City, FL

A View of Kindred


  • Healthcare

    We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

  • Benefits and Recognition

    Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

Job Details



The incumbent shall be responsible for the total operation of the rehabilitation program. The incumbent plans, directs and coordinates program activities to ensure that company and client goals are met. The incumbent has the authority to extend offers of employment and to dismiss from employment. The incumbent shall also demonstrate accountability for and contribution to program development, quality improvement and problem solving, and productivity enhancement in a flexible interdisciplinary fashion. The incumbent shall be accountable for carrying out all responsibilities in accordance with RehabCare CORE values of Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork and Fun.


  • Ensure for program staffing, team supervision and development, team shall include role of Medical Director and Nurse Manager and Therapist, Social Worker, CRC and Admissions Coordinator and others as defined by contract terms.
  • Promote adherence to policies and practices of applicable professional organizations, client hospital organization and RehabCare Group.
  • Supervise the development of improved efficiency and productivity of unit clinical/administrative functions.
  • Communicate and demonstrate a professional image/attitude for patients, families, clients, coworkers and others.
  • Participate in continuing education/professional development activities.
  • Develop unit operating and capital budget for client hospital.
  • Develop unit operating and capital budget for RehabCare (not in consultation with client hospital).
  • Develops and ensures implementation of a program of professional and community relations in collaboration with client hospital and Marketing Department.
  • Monitor referral/admission process.
  • Develop and implement program public relations plan.
  • Maintain positive working relationship with client hospital.
  • Maintain customer service program on unit and in hospital.
  • Ensures the unit has a comprehensive quality management program.
  • Quality management activities are data driven.
  • Utilize corporate program consultant.
  • Participate in unit safety committee activities.
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The incumbent shall, at a minimum, be a graduate of a four-year bachelor degree program in a health related, business, public relations or human services area of concentration. A track record of successful management experience in a health or human services setting and/or an extensive rehabilitation background combined with strong interpersonal and organizational skill is necessary. Experience working with a geriatric disabled population is desirable. Provision of own transportation is necessary.


  • Ability to travel in the community to meet clients/customers.
  • Ability to communicate.