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Job Description

Job Title: Supv Therapy Svcs, West Shore Hospital
Job ID: 885499002
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
Department: Occupational Therapy WS
Location: Technology Parkway, Mechanicsburg PA 17050


Combine your leadership skills and acute care therapy experience to take the next step of your career!  In this role, you will lead our combined acute care therapy team. If you’re a natural people-person who is passionate about developing team members and making an impact in the world of acute care hospital based, we invite you to join our team today!

Oversees daily operations of rehabilitation services and is accountable for the duties and responsibilities of all therapy staff as defined by their professional organizations. Assists in the development and implementation of the strategic plan. Plans and administers programs to support UPMC Pinnacle initiatives. Provides clinical services based on licensure.

  • Resolve customer satisfaction issues to include patients, physicians, or other departments within the system.
  • Oversees the environment of care in therapy areas, takes a proactive approach to patient and employee safety. Communicates and develops action plans when a deficiency occurs.
  • Assists in developing and managing all operational phases of therapy services within established budget guidelines, including the development and implementation of operational standards, goals, objectives and budget.
  • Manages and develops a staffing plan that matches the resources with the demand of the clinic and volume that assures high quality of care yet stays within financial parameters of the system. Provides coverage to other clinics as indicated.
  • Conducts therapy meetings with the staff on a regular basis to share information, solicit feedback, and encourage employee engagement and satisfaction.
  • Operates therapy services in accordance with the guidelines and standards of the organization as well as regulatory agencies. Establishes standards of care which follows all policies and procedures for the department and system.
  • Provide clinical services based on license on frequent, daily basis.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related age appropriate intervention. Demonstrates clinical/technical skills unique to their license.


  • Bachelors Degree in Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy from an accredited college or university required. Masters Degree in Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy preferred.
  • Two years of Physical or Occupational Therapy experience required. 
  • Five years clinical supervisory experience preferred. 
  • Demonstration of leadership skills through participation in committees or projects.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Licensed in Physical or Occupational Therapy in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania required

Clearances must be dated within 90 days

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Occupational Therapist (OT) OR Physical Therapist (PT)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $38.06 to $57.09 / hour

    Union Position: No

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