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Welcome to Our Hospital

We know that choosing where to receive care after a life-changing illness or injury is an important decision for you and your loved ones. At St. John Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health, we are committed to helping you get back to what matters most. Located in Broken Arrow, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, brain injury, hip fracture and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.

When you choose St. John Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health for your rehabilitation, you receive compassionate care from an expert team of physical, occupational and speech therapists; physicians; nurses; dietitians; pharmacists; and case managers who work together to create a plan to help you meet your unique goals.

At our hospital you will receive:

  • Three hours of therapy, five days per week
  • 24/7 nursing care, including nurses who specialize in rehabilitation
  • Frequent visits from a physician*

*We provide access to independent physicians.

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Better Rehabilitation Starts Here

Each patient’s recovery is different. At St. John Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health, our expert clinicians combine the latest technologies, real-world simulations and advanced therapies into a treatment plan that helps you achieve what’s important to you. Our specialties include but are not limited to:

 

 

Superior Amenities at Our Hospitals

60 Beds

Televisions

Telephones

Free WiFi

Courtyard

Interpreter Services

Cafeteria

Student Observation Hours

Nonsmoking

Day Room

Activities for Daily Living Area w/Bedroom, Kitchen and Bath

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We Proudly Display Our Gold Seal of Approval™

Stroke Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.

Hip Fracture Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in hip fracture rehabilitation.

Amputee Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in amputee rehabilitation.

2024 Stroke Center of Excellence Winner

The Stroke Center of Excellence award is part of Encompass Health’s internal recognition program to highlight accomplishments within our rehabilitation hospitals. It is achieved through a dedication, hard work and superior patient outcomes. To meet strict certification criteria, hospitals must provide high quality services, and the program must meet The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and hold The Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Care Certification in Stroke Rehabilitation to qualify. 

Leadership and Staff

David Nicholas, CEO
DAVID NICHOLAS

Chief Executive Officer

David has served as chief executive officer of St. John Rehabilitation Hospital since August 2015.

David has served as chief executive officer of St. John Rehabilitation Hospital since August 2015. David first joined Encompass Health in 2001 as a registered nurse. He has spent the majority of his healthcare career within the rehabilitation and hospice settings. David has held various leadership positions within Encompass Health, including associate administrator of Encompass Health in Jonesboro, Ark. and chief nursing officer of Encompass Health in Midland, Texas. A graduate of Angelo State University, David completed his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in nursing. David’s focus is to continuously improve the hospital’s performance to exceed the expectations of patients, visitors, staff, and physicians.

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Suruchi Taneja
Dr. Suruchi Taneja, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Taneja specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation and has more than 15 years of experience in field of inpatient rehab.

Dr. Taneja specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation and has more than 15 years of experience in the field of inpatient rehabilitation. She is currently working as a medical director at St. John Rehabilitation Hospital and previously worked as medical director at the VA Medical Center in Muskogee, Oklahoma and at Ascension St. John Jane Phillips in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. She graduated from medical school in 2003. She finished her PM&R residency from Washington University in St. Louis in 2009 and came to work in Tulsa where she remains today. She is passionate about providing comprehensive care to patients suffering from stroke, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries and fractures. She has been board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation through the ABPMR since 2009.

Dr. Taneja is an independent private practice physician.

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Doyle Cade
DOYLE CADE

Facilities Management Director

Doyle is a Broken Arrow, Oklahoma native.

Doyle is a Broken Arrow, Oklahoma native. After graduating from Broken Arrow high school, and attending Northeastern State University and trade school, Doyle obtained his State Mechanical License in 1990. Doyle spent more than 25 years with a mechanical construction company, serving as field supervisor and safety coordinator. He also received OSHA certification in occupational safety and health training in general industry safety and health. Doyle joined the Encompass Health team in June 2018 as a senior maintenance tech, before being promoted to maintenance supervisor. In 2021, Doyle was promoted to facilities management director where he happily still serves.

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Christi Caves
CHRISTI CAVES

Human Resources Director

Christi joined Encompass Health in 2022 and was promoted to the role of human resources director in 2023.

Christi joined Encompass Health in 2022 and was promoted to the role of human resources director in 2023. Christi holds her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute. Her passion is to foster a positive and inclusive workplace, which supports her team to feel confident in their individual professional growth.

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Susan Day
SUSAN DAY

Chief Nursing Officer

Susan has served as chief nursing officer of St. John Rehabilitation Hospital since August 2016.

Susan has served as chief nursing officer of St. John Rehabilitation Hospital since August 2016. She was previously the nurse manager for Bernsen Rehabilitation Center at St. John Medical Center for the last eleven years. Susan has spent most her sixteen-year nursing career in the rehabilitation setting. She is a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN), and has her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Western Governors University. Susan is looking forward to continuing to serve the Tulsa and surrounding area patient population in the rehabilitation setting by providing quality patient care with excellent patient outcomes.

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Cindy Hasty
CINDY HASTY

Director of Pharmacy

Cindy serves as the director of pharmacy and joined the team in June 2018.

Cindy serves as the director of pharmacy and joined the team in June 2018. She is a graduate of St. Louis College of Pharmacy with her bachelor's degree in pharmacy and her Doctorate of Pharmacy. She also earned her master's degree in business administration from Oklahoma Wesleyan University. Cindy has more than 20 years of pharmacy practice experience varying among community, home infusion, acute care, critical access, long-term acute care and rehabilitation. Cindy is very passionate about her profession and strives for excellent patient outcomes through safe medication management.

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Jonathan Lane
JONATHAN LANE

Area Director of Quality & Risk

Jonathan has been with Encompass Health since 2013, serving in various therapy and quality roles in both Texas and Oklahoma.

Jonathan has been with Encompass Health since 2013, serving in various therapy and quality roles in both Texas and Oklahoma. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma and received his master’s in healthcare administration from Oklahoma State University. Outside of his role as the director of quality, Jonathan enjoys spending time with his family, coaching youth sports and traveling.

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Rebekah Perkins
REBEKAH PERKINS

Chief Financial Officer

Rebekah has been chief financial officer with Encompass Health since August 2012.

Rebekah has been chief financial officer with Encompass Health since August 2012, starting at the Fort Smith, Ark hospital and transferring to St. John Rehabilitation Hospital in May 2016. Rebekah has 18 years of healthcare accounting experience varying between acute in-patient, home health, hospice, the State Advantage Wavier program and rehabilitation. A graduate of Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK, she has completed her Bachelor of Science with an emphasis in accounting. Rebekah continually strives to work closely with the chief executive officer in improving the hospital’s performance and support the leadership team with the information they need to successfully complete their job.

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Jennifer Roberts
JENNIFER ROBERTS

Director of Therapy Operations

Jennifer graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1992 with her master’s degree in communication disorders.

Jennifer graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1992 with her master’s degree in communication disorders. The first 24 years of her career were spent with St. John Health Systems in the Bernsen Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit. In addition to rehabilitation, she worked across various departments including acute care, outpatient and home health, giving her a unique perspective on patient progression and outcomes. She joined Encompass Health with the joint venture from St. John in 2016 and transitioned to the director of therapy operations in March 2023. She has a passion for working with patients with neurological issues and strives to see them return to their homes and families.

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Samantha Schnake
Samantha Schnake

Business Development Director

Samantha serves as the business development director for St. John Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health.

Samantha serves as the business development director for St. John Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health. She joined the team in November of 2019, previously serving with the Encompass Health – Home Health division for over 6 years, where she showed fast growth in position, responsibility, and results. Samantha served as a division manager prior to transferring to St. John Rehabilitation. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas. Sam has a heart for therapy and believes in advocating for excellent patient care. She is passionate about helping those on her team live successful and fulfilled lives, while exceeding both their personal and professional goals.

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Marcia Shelton-Bryant
MARCIA SHELTON-BRYANT

Director of Case Management

Marcia, a Memphis, Tennessee native, brings more than 25 years of experience in case management.

Marcia, a Memphis, Tennessee native, brings more than 25 years of experience in case management and serves as the case management director for St. John Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health. She joined the team in February 2023 and previously worked across the United States as a travel social worker in case management for acute care hospitals for over four years. Before travel, she worked at Northeast Georgia Health Systems in case management where she served as interim team lead. Marcia has made it her mission to provide a continuum of care to her patients. She meets challenges with complex cases to resolve discharge planning barriers and strives for excellence in patient satisfaction. She obtained her bachelor's degree and a master's degree in social work within the University of Tennessee college systems along with a master's degree in business administration from Florida Institute of Technology in 2013. Shortly after starting with Encompass Health, she successfully obtained her certification as a case manager from CCMC. Marcia is driven, compassionate and a strong advocator for patient care.

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