Rehab Specialist IRF in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Rehab Specialist IRF

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate 
Category: Supervisors Team Leaders and Coordinators • Job ID: 85746
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Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Rehab Specialist IRF with Methodist Healthcare System you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!


We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Methodist Healthcare System, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K(100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Methodist Healthcare System family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Rehab Specialist IRF to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!

Job Summary and Qualifications

The Clinical Rehabilitation Specialist (CRS) is responsible for establishing relationships with case managers, physicians, payers, and other referral sources in addition to coordinating between internal and external referral sources, in accordance with the acute inpatient rehab operations. The CRS will ensure appropriate patient placement through clinical screenings and assessments in collaboration with both hospital Case Management and the Rehab Medical Director. The CRS works closely with hospital case management to ensure a responsive and smooth flow of referral and admission processes for the inpatient acute rehab program. 

  • Collaborates with Case Management to evaluate the patient information and determine if the patient may need to transfer to an acute inpatient rehabilitation facility prior to returning home. 
  • Assists with coordinating the in-take and pre-admission screening process for those patients who will be participating in an HCA acute rehabilitation program. 
  • Responsible for accurate documentation to provide evidence of the patient’s compliance with the established rehabilitation admission criteria, on the Pre-Admission Screening form, to be completed within 48 hours prior to admission to the acute inpatient rehab program. 
  • Performs on/off-site clinical review of patients in designated facilities to assist case management and the rehab medical director in determining the plan of patient care and identify those patients who could clinically benefit from rehab services. Functions as the primary contact for case management and physician. 
  • Demonstrates clinical knowledge of rehab admission criteria and effectively communicates with patients, case management, and rehab medical director. 
  • Secures information relating to patients resources and benefits. Advises referral sources on inpatient rehab criteria. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with all referral sources.


  • Bachelors of Science degree from an accredited program in Physical Therapy, or Occupational Therapy, or Speech Therapy, or RN.
  • Current state licensure in specialty and clinical practice area.
  • Experience as a clinical liaison coordinating admissions for Inpatient rehabilitation preferred or clinical experience in the care and management of the Inpatient Rehabilitation patient. 
  • Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable). 
  • Minimal 2 years recent clinical care experience. 

HCA Healthcare (Corporate), based in Nashville, Tennessee, supports a variety of corporate roles from business operations to administrative positions. Like our colleagues in any HCA Healthcare hospital, our corporate campus employees enjoy unparalleled resources and opportunities to reach their potential as healthcare leaders and innovators. From market rate compensation to continuing education and career advancement opportunities, every person has a solid foundation for success. Nashville is also home to our Executive Development Program, where exceptional employees are groomed to take on CNO- and COO-level roles in our hospitals. This selective program focuses on ethics, leadership and the financial and clinical knowledge required of professionals at this level of the industry.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Rehab Specialist IRF opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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