Rehab Area Manager

Location US-IL-Rockford
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/10/2024 7:12 AM)
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Symbria is seeking an Area Manager for the Illinois Region to provide regional management oversight in partnership with the Regional Director in addition to having direct management responsibility of an assigned community (Program Manager responsibilities).  This position will be based out of Rockford Illinois at Wesley Willows for external candidates.  

As Area Manager, under the direction of the Regional Director of Operations, you will assist in the oversight of clinical and financial aspects in additional communities as assigned and will represent Symbria Rehab at corporate meetings, to review clinical data and collaborate on directive.


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  • Assist in the oversight of assigned Symbria Rehab communities to include, but not limited to the following:
  • Supervise all therapy activities at assigned communities.
  • Clinical and financial aspects including ongoing customer service by assisting in the supervision of Rehab Program Managers and therapists within the assigned communities.
  • Oversee therapy services with the nursing departments.
  • Monitor staff productivity and staffing requirements per patient caseload.
  • Mentor assigned Program Managers to assure clinical best practices/efficient financial
  • Ensure program compliance with the requirements of regulatory agencies.
  • Monitor outcomes of the rehabilitation program.
  • Review chart audit reports from Symbria compliance team and mentor assigned Program Managers as needed.
  • Collect statistical data to monitor services utilization, timely documentation and fiscally responsible performance.
  • Develop long-range departmental objectives including details (costs/benefits, resources, schedules) for meeting those objectives.
  • Meet quarterly with community Administrator to review Clinical Outcome Reports and assure satisfaction with Symbria therapy services.
  • Attend assigned corporate meetings to review Symbria clinical data and collaborate on directives; assure implementation and compliance per company expectations and direction.



  • Rehabilitation professional with acute care, long-term care and/or rehabilitation experience.
  • Licensed Therapist in respective state of service.
  • Advanced problem-solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments and multiple sites.
  • Demonstrate professional appearance, excellent attention to detail, verbal and written communication skills, and basic math skills.
  • Strong organizational and effective interpersonal skills with detailed focus on customer service skills with ability to multi-task and manage multiple sites.
  • Proficient use of computers and Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.


• Bachelor’s Degree in business or healthcare industry.
• Clinical experience, minimum four years.
• Managerial and marketing experience.


Why work for us?


We are a 100% employee-owned company through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). You, along with your co-workers, have an ownership stake in this company! For more than 20 years, Symbria has been providing an outstanding work environment for talented employees to deliver patient-centered care to the geriatric population in senior-living and post-acute settings.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition/CEU Reimbursement

Symbria does not discriminate for any reason.  We welcome talent who believes in our mission, drives the organization forward and cares about the value they bring to an organization

Symbria’s Talent Team handles candidate communication directly rather than utilizing outside agencies; if interested in this role, direct application to the job posting and contact with a Symbria talent team member is recommended.





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