Director of Rehab Services

Telecare | Riverside, CA

Posted Date 7/10/2024

Telecare's mission is to deliver excellent and effective behavioral health services that engage individuals in recovering their health, hopes, and dreams. Telecare continues to advance cultural diversity, humility, equity, and inclusion at all levels of our organization by hiring mental health peers, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and all belief systems. 

As part of the Telecare family, the Riverside County Mental Health Rehabilitation Center (MHRC) is licensed as a 79-bed sub-acute residential program located in Riverside, CA. The program provides longer-term mental health recovery services 24/7/365 within a supportive, structured, and secure inpatient environment designed to help clients prepare to move to the community and/or lower levels of care. 

Full Time; AM 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, may require a weekend day and vary as needed; Monday - Friday 

Expected starting wage range is $66,560.00 - $74,524.84.  Telecare applies geographic differentials to its pay ranges.  The pay range assigned to this role will be based on the geographic location from which the role is performed.  Starting pay is commensurate with relevant experience above the minimum requirements.  

The Director of Rehab Services develops and supervises the therapeutic activity program with the goal of meeting the individualized recovery needs of members served . Responsible for supervising the Rehabilitation team and participates as a member of clinical management team.

• Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values and beliefs in everyday language and contact with the internal and external stakeholders
• Directs and oversees clinical and administrative functioning of Rehabilitation Services department, ensuring adherence to quality standards and regulatory and contractual requirements.
• Manages department budget
• Maintains the activity schedule and works with other departments to integrate Rehabilitation Services in the facility schedule
• Promotes and maintains effective relationships and communications within the department and other departments
• Participates in company quality initiatives
• Must assist with restraint of members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training
Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted and/or changed at the discretion of management.

Position requires transporting Members in program vehicle (acceptable driving record)

• B.S./B.A. degree in Occupational Therapy, Recreational Therapy, Drama Therapy, Music Therapy, Dance Therapy, Art Therapy, or Vocational Counseling or related field
• Registered as an Occupational Therapist, Music Therapist, Art Therapist, Dance Therapist or Rec Therapist from the state of operation
• Two (2) years of experience working in the rehabilitation field within behavioral health
• One (1) year of supervisory experience
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment
• All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. Position requires driving, valid driver’s license, a motor vehicle clearance, and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual, or local requirements may apply.

• M.S./M.A. in Occupational Therapy, Recreational Therapy, Drama Therapy, Music Therapy, Dance Therapy, Art Therapy, or Vocational Counseling or related field is preferred

• Ability to develop, complete, and maintain accurate records in accordance with Medi-Cal, county, and organizational standards
• Ability to conduct and coach others in conducting behavioral health assessments, functional assessments, individualized members served plans, and outcome measures
• Ability to provide and coach others in providing members served centered, culturally competent evidence-based treatments
• Time management and strong organizational skills

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is occasionally required to sit, push, pull, squat, kneel and lift and carry items weighing 25 pounds or less as well as to frequently sit, stand, walk, reach, twist, bend and do simple and power grasping. The position requires manual deviation, repetition and dexterity and to occasionally drive and be exposed to uneven walking ground.

EOE AA M/F/V/Disability

If job posting references any sign-on bonus internal applicants and applicants employed with Telecare in the previous 12 months would not be eligible.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Salary66,560.00 - 75,000.00 Annual
Full Time

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