Responsibilities: Work at a skilled nursing facility and a rehab facility to take care of short-stay patients in need of rehabilitation, and enhance the quality of the SNF’s rehabilitation program. The attending physician, not the physiatrist, in the SNF takes care of the primary medical needs. No outpatient responsibilities unless desired. The physiatrist’s role is to coordinate care pertinent to medical rehabilitation with primary care and other specialties. The physiatrist is responsible for all aspects of rehabilitation after admission as the consulting physician. The physiatrist will assess and manage barriers to medical rehabilitation for best measurable outcomes, with appropriate resource utilization, for safe discharge into the community. The Physiatrist leads the interdisciplinary team with team meetings on a weekly basis. Family meetings are held at initial admission, discharge and during the course of stay as needed.
This company’s goals are to represent physiatrists nationwide who affiliate with them to promote physiatry among payors, SNF’s, etc. This national company will support physiatrists as CMS chips away at your reimbursement. It will develop outcomes status, information technology, and compliance programs. The national company hopes to show payors their better outcomes and substantiate higher reimbursements. They are looking for long-term relations with physiatrists who are satisfied with their relations.
Compensation: Salary of $150,000 divided monthly. Then each month the 70% of collections exceeds the breakeven point you get a bonus equal to that amount. In other words, you get the greater of 70% of collections or your minimum salary plus benefits. No pay back if you do not exceed the minimum salary. An average doctor working full time should make $250,000-$275,000 plus benefits; competitive benefits
Call: None, no weekends.
Qualifications: Must be Board Certified or planning to take Boards