Director of Rehabilitation (Therapy)

Newtown Rehabilitation & Health Care Center - Newtown, CT
Posted 4 months ago

We are hiring a Director of Rehabilitation (Therapy) to join our nursing home in Newtown!

Where you work is as important as the work you do! When it comes to our employees, we believe no one does it better than Athena. Not only do we continually strive to be the best in the care and services we provide to our patients and their families, but we also aim to be the employer of choice.

  • Vacation and Personal Time
  • Competitive pay
  • Health insurance among the lowest employee contributions in the state (Employee Contributions as low as $12.00 for singles & $39.00 for families)
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Career growth opportunities

Athena Health Care Systems, based in Connecticut, has been a leader in providing quality health care services since 1984. With nursing homes throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, Athena has been recognized as one of the largest and most respected operators of skilled nursing centers in Southern New England. By enhancing the quality of life and quality of our environments, we have made our managed facilities a better place for our residents to live and a better place for employees to work.


  • Ability to function effectively in multi-faceted systems and to interact effectively with all levels of staff and customers.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the Privacy Rule and ensure all staff comply with facility Privacy Practices policies and procedures.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.


  • Current licensure by the Board of Allied Health Professions required. Current membership in professional organizations at the state and national level preferred.
  • Two to four years of clinical experience required; one to two years of supervisory experience with multi-disciplines preferred.

EDUCATION: Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree, as required for initial professional preparation, in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech/Language Pathology or other clinical professional services.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

Athena Health Care Systems and its managed centers follow federal and state mandatory guidelines regarding staff vaccinations; our vaccination policy requires all newly hired staff, regardless of position or work location, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they receive an approved exemption from Athena, except where prohibited by state law.

Location: 139 Toddy Hill Road, Newtown, Connecticut 06482

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics

Work Location: In person

Job Features

Job CategoryTherapy
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