ACADEMIC PHYSIATRISTS: PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION CONSULTATION SERVICE ATTENDING
UF-Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Location: Gainesville, Florida
Type: Full Time
Required Education: MD/DO
Academic Medical Group
competitive benefits package including health, life, disability and retirement
Internal Number: 519116
The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Florida is seeking outstanding faculty members who are interested in starting/continuing a career in academic physiatry. The Department is looking for a board eligible/certified physiatrist interested in joining a rapidly growing PM&R Program at one of the premiere medical centers in the South and a top 5 ranked public University. Additional information regarding the department can be found at https://pmr.med.ufl.edu/.
The responsibilities of this position will include serving as the acute care consultant for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. This physician will provide PM&R care to acutely hospitalized patients and assisting with identifying and transitioning patients in need of PM&R services across the rehabilitation care continuum at UF. This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding program and collaborate closely with the faculty in our new inpatient rehabilitation facility. UF Health is expanding its PM&R and rehabilitation service lines with an emphasis on TBI, stroke, spinal cord injury, amputee, cardiac and transplant and the acute care consultant will be key in developing relationships with these services to minimize rehabilitation care for these patients.
The successful candidate must be and MD or DO board eligible/certified physiatrist with strong clinical and interpersonal skills, a commitment to academic physiatry, including resident and medical student teaching, and scholarship.
Consider joining an excellent staff truly dedicated to providing excellence in PM&R care at one of the pre-eminent academic medical centers in the southeast United States. This is an exciting opportunity to collaborate with a team of dedicated professionals focused on delivering high quality and high value patient care. Responsibilities will include evaluation and management of patients and teaching residents and medical students.
UF is located in a progressive college town that is family oriented and supportive to help you succeed. Research opportunities and support are available within one of the nation’s premier PM&R laboratory complexes.
Salary and faculty rank will be commensurate with experience and academic qualifications.
About UF-Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The University of Florida Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation program has earned a reputation for excellence in research, teaching and clinical care. Our commitment to patient health care motivates every aspect of our efforts, from the bedside to the classroom to the research lab. The foundation of our department is built on two outstanding institutions: the University of Florida, a top 10 public university and Shands Healthcare, one of the Southeast's premier health systems. UF Health is expanding its PM&R and rehabilitation service lines with an emphasis on TBI, Stroke, and Neurorehabilitation.