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Director of Nursing (DON) - Transitional Care

Director of Nursing (DON) - Transitional Care

Job ID 
Experience (Years) 
Management - Clinical
Street Address 
1135 Old West Chocolate Ave
Penn State Health Rehab Hospital
Position Type 
Full Time-Regular
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Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital

* A Joine Venture with Select Medical and Penn State Health*

Hummelstown, PA


Director of Nursing (DON)


At Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital our services have been designed for patients who need a longer rehabilitation hospitalization for their recovery. We are currently seeking a Director of Nursing to join our team.


At Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, our employees are the foundation on which the success of our rehabilitation services continues to grow. Each member of our medical, clinical administrative and support teams bring a level of experience, expertise and commitment to patient care that is unmatched in our industry.


Position Summary


The Director of Nursing and Ancillary Services acts as a Chief Nurse Executive  and manages the nursing and ancillary services (laboratory, radiology, respiratory where the services exist) to provide for the highest quality of care and service for the patients.  Coordinates nursing and ancillary services with other patient care and support functions to assure optimum delivery of health care.  Provides leadership and guidance in establishing standards for nursing and other clinical services under his/her jurisdiction.


Specific Duties

  • Ensures that the patient care services provided and the role of nursing is appropriate to the scope and level of care required by the patients served. 
  • Assures the standards of care that are consistent throughout all facilities through participation in the Divisional Nursing Council and through collaboration with the VP of Operations of the Rehab Division.
  • Develops short and long term goals and operating budgets for the nursing and ancillary departments.
  • Encourages collaboration among departments under his/her juristiction to promote coordinated delivery of patient care in accordance with the regulatory standards of all clinical services.

Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses)

  • BSN strongly preferred or enrollment in a BSN program
  • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse required.
  • Three years of rehabilitation nursing experience required. One or more years experience in a managerial or supervisory capacity preferred.
  • CRRN required if eligible.

Additional Data

At Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, our intense focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs.


Other benefits of the Director of Nursing position include: 

  • Excellent Orientation Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Extended Illness Days (EID)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave
  • A network of over 40,000 employees with huge growth and relocation opportunities