VP of Development

Join on the heart-warming journey with a team that is a top leader in the rehabilitation industry

Encompass Health is the leader in the inpatient rehabilitation industry, you'll feel the Encompass Health difference as soon as you join. We collaborate and provide high-quality, compassionate, individualized care for our patients, allowing us time to get to know them and help them achieve their goals during their rehabilitation journey.

Position Purpose

The Vice President of Development is a leader in the team responsible for meeting the company's current growth objectives of opening 6-10 rehabilitation hospitals per annum to include solo de novos, joint ventures, and acquisitions.

Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Understands both the de novo and joint venture development process.
  • Understands and utilizes the current market analysis and bed need methodology.
  • Focuses on tasks that will enable a steady and consistent business development pipeline.
  • Understands the Health Planning function of each state including Certificate of Need.
  • Understands key operational and financial metrics and their application to the development process.
  • Fosters relationships with external and internal healthcare leadership and consultants, as well as other team members.
  • Develops market level development strategies in conjunction with Regional Presidents.
  • Position must sit at our Home Office in Birmingham, AL.
  • Up to 50% travel required.


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Master's in Business or Health Administration or similar degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience required, healthcare experience preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Oral communication, written communication, fluency in English, active listening.
  • Financial acumen.
  • Ability to network and development relationships.
  • Deductive reasoning, social perceptiveness, time management, critical thinking.
  • Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
  • Ability to function as part of a team.
  • Ability to work independently without continuous supervision.
  • Microsoft Office Suite competency including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel.

A little about us

We're confident you'll see the difference the moment you join our team. Working at Encompass Health means working with a growing national inpatient rehabilitation leader. We're proud of our career growth opportunities and how our team members work together for the greater good of our patients. We've been named one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" and a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work ForĀ® Award, among others, which is pretty amazing.

Our benefits start day one

  • Affordable medical, dental and vision plans for full-time and part-time employees and their families.
  • Generous paid time off that accrues over time.
  • Tuition reimbursement and continuing education opportunities.
  • Company-matching 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans.
  • Flexible spending and health savings accounts.
  • A community of people who love what they do. Yes, we see that as a benefit.

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Birmingham, Alabama


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