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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.

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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Beth John
BETH COFFMAN

Director of Therapy Operations

Beth has been with Encompass Health since October 2015.

Beth has been with Encompass Health since October 2015. Beth has worked in many therapy settings including inpatient rehabilitation, acute care, ICU/critical care, outpatient, and private practice. Beth has a Bachelor of Science in occupational therapy and a Master of Science in management. She has taught numerous therapy classes and presented at the state level on numerous therapy topics, including neuro developmental treatment, spinal cord injury, and functional integration in therapy interventions. Beth was awarded the Occupational Therapist of the Year in 2012 from the Oklahoma Occupational Therapy Association. Beth is driven to help rehabilitation patients achieve exceptional outcomes.

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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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Tiffany Murray
TIFFANY MURRAY

Director of Case Management

Tiffany has served as the director of case management of St. John Rehabilitation Hospital since February 2016.

Tiffany has served as the director of case management of St. John Rehabilitation Hospital since February 2016. Tiffany joined us from St John Health System. Tiffany received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Wichita State University in 1990. Tiffany has her certification in case management and has worked in the profession of case management for 20 years. Tiffany has been very involved with CMSA and has held various board positions over the years.

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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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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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Susie Sheridan
SUSIE SHERIDAN

Director of Quality & Risk

Susie has served as the director of quality and risk of St. John Rehabilitation Hospital since August 2018.

Susie has served as the director of quality and risk of St. John Rehabilitation Hospital since August 2018. She has been in the allied healthcare rehabilitation environment for more than 35 years serving as a clinician, manager, director, CARF surveyor, regional director, consultant, marketer and small business owner. Susie is a Tulsa native who attended the University of Oklahoma and earned her bachelor's degree in communications in 1984 and a master's degree in communication disorders-speech language pathology in 1986. She has always been involved in the community and helping to promote the industry. Susie has participated in the brain injury association of Oklahoma, case management society of America - Oklahoma chapter, hospital focus groups, EOMGMA, good samaritan fundraiser and pug rescue of Tulsa County.

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