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Job Title: Attending Physiatrist, Neuro-Rehabilitation

Company: WMC Advanced Physician Services PC

City/State: Valhalla, NY

Category: Physicians

Department: Physiatry

Position: Full Time

Hours: 8:30-5PM

Shift: Day

Req #: 28957

Job Details:

Attending Physiatrist, Neuro-rehabilitation Job Description

Summary:

The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine is seeking a Physiatrist specializing in neurorehabilitation to join our growing program. This individual will be expected to lead and develop a neurorehab program while providing neurorehabilitation physiatry services, including the performance of all consultations, procedures, and other related services required by patients. This position will report directly to the Director of Rehabilitation Medicine.

Responsibilities:

    • Serve as the primary inpatient attending for neurological cases referred for acute inpatient rehabilitation.
    • Supervise team and family conferences as required.
    • Develop an outpatient neuro-rehabilitation practice that addresses the rehabilitative needs of the neurologic patient population. Your clinical practice should include the evaluation and rehabilitative care of patients with impairments and disabilities resulting from stroke, acquired brain injury, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, adult cerebral palsy, and other acute and chronic neurologic diseases.
    • Collaborate with the departments of neurosurgery and neurology to implement a comprehensive spasticity management program.
    • Provide neuro-rehabilitation consultative services for WMCHealth acute care services.
    • Participate in weeknight and weekend on-call coverage of the Inpatient rehab Unit on a rotating basis in general proportion to the number of physicians in the department
    • Perform timely reviews and determinations of admission prescreens with the admissions team as required.
    • Attend Department grand rounds, journal clubs, and faculty meeting as required.
    • Participate in Department of Rehabilitation Medicine committees as requested.

Other:

  • Provide resident and other teaching services as reasonably required by the Director for residents and/or fellows.
  • Work with the Graduate Medical Education Office to maintain full accreditation for, and work diligently to develop and improve, the residency program(s) as appropriate to Neuro-rehabilitation.
  • Participate in the academic training of medical and other students and participate on NYMC or other academic affiliate committees as required, so as to maintain positive relationships with NYMC and any other Network academic affiliate.

About Us:

WMCHealth is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on seven campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region's only acute care children's hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, a state of the art Telemedicine program, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.

About Us:

WMC Advanced Physician Services PC