• 3 months waiting list for pediatric rehab appointments
• Well-established pediatric rehab program
PM&R Department Features:
• PM&R residency program
• Join 8 physiatrists and 2 nurse practitioners
• 1 of the physiatrists is a pediatric physiatrist who is also the Department Chair
• Started 150+ years ago as a pediatric rehab hospital
•• 231-bed, acute care, teaching community hospital
• With 76 beds dedicated to rehabilitation, individuals of all ages and with all types of illnesses, injuries and diseases are admitted for acute inpatient rehabilitation. 8 outpatient rehabilitation satellite centers offer services by physical therapists, occupational therapists, recreational therapists, psychologists, neuropsychologists and social workers and see nearly 100,000 patient visits annually.
• Offers a residency program
• CARF accredited for both the inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs.
• Pediatric acute inpatient TBI program and sponsors numerous regional multidisciplinary programs including those for neuromuscular diseases, spasticity, and concussion management.
• Opening a 10-bed unit to address the growing need for ventilator dependent children in need of rehabilitative care. This new program will include comprehensive and aggressive clinical rehabilitation including nutritional support, muscular strengthening and rehabilitation, aggressive pulmonary weaning, and active training/education of family and caregivers.
• One of only a few centers in New York with a CARF-accredited Pediatric Specialty Program – an accreditation that is widely felt to be the gold standard in rehabilitation.
• Children with brain injury, multiple trauma, cerebral palsy, and other injuries and disorders receive state-of-the-art care in their program.
• Renowned for its outstanding customer service and scored as one of the top hospitals
• Approximately 50% inpatient and 50% outpatient
• Work at a new 10-bed vent rehab unit
• See approximately 10 inpatients/day and see 1 new outpatient visit every hour and a follow-up visit every half hour
• Supervise residents
Diagnoses: 70% cerebral palsy, 30% other to include spasticity; a typical peds rehab practice
Compensation: $150,000 – $175,000 plus incentive which is up to 25% of base. The incentive is based on clinical productivity, research (that of the residents), patient satisfaction scores
Reason for opening: New position
Call: 1:7 to include call on adults, a resident and PA are also on call
• Board Certified Physiatrist with Pediatric Rehabilitation Fellowship training as well as Board Certification/Eligibility in pediatrics or extensive pediatric rehabilitation experience.
• An interest in educating and mentoring residents
• Superior interpersonal skills, an academic focus, and the desire to fulfill the mission of the organization to provide excellence in care, education, and advocacy
ll continue to increase.