- No competing Acute Rehab Unit in town
- Great reputation
- Very engaged and active administration
- Solid team of therapists and nursing staff
- Home of U of MT; Located on a river with 5 mountain ranges
- Central MT
- 10-bed rehab unit
- The unit is managed by a leading provider of acute inpatient rehabilitation services with more than 300 hospital-based rehabilitation units, medical/surgical and outpatient therapy settings and more than 30 joint venture inpatient rehabilitation hospitals across the country.
- Inpatient – lower level neurological and stroke cases
- Can also do hospital consults and outpatient
- Stipend plus professional receipts if an independent contractor
- Stipend plus salary guarantee if an employee
- Independent contractor or employee
- Board Certified/Qualified physiatrist with excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Features of Affiliation with the Rehab Management Company:
- Medical Director conference and quarterly WebEx training
- A state-of-the art, electronic pre-admission screening tool
- A central resource site with tools and resources for best practice documentation, compliance and ambassadorship
- Peer physician support for “in-the-trenches” problem solving
- 1:1 coaching and training
- Excellent clinical colleagues – therapy and nursing staff trained in rehab medicine
- Operations leader partnership – Program Director and CEO support to facilitate practice efficiency
- A Medical Advisory Board to assist with program development and represent your Medical Director needs
- Company culture of taking care of communities and employees evidenced by non-profit organization support to include providing monetary assistance to those experiencing financial hardship due to a catastrophic life event
- Located along the Clark Fork River near its confluences with the Bitterroot and Blackfoot Rivers in western Montana and at the convergence of five mountain ranges, thus is often described as the “hub of five valleys”.
- City’s population at 71,022 and the population of the Missoula Metropolitan Area at 114,181.
- Second‑largest city, behind Billings.
- Home to the University of Montana, a public research university.
- The city’s largest employers are the University of Montana, Missoula County Public Schools, and Missoula’s two hospitals
- In and around Missoula are 400 acres of parkland, 22 miles of trails, and nearly 5,000 acres of open-space conservation land with adjacent Mount Jumbo home to grazing elk and mule deer during the winter.
- The city is also home to both Montana’s largest and its oldest active breweries as well as the Montana Grizzlies, one of the strongest college football programs in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
- Health care in particular is one of Missoula’s fastest growing industries with Patrick Hospital (western Montana’s only Level II Trauma center) and the Community Medical Center already the city’s second and third largest employers behind the university.
- 55% of employment in Missoula is made up of the service and retail sectors. Export industries are concentrated in heavy and civil engineering, construction, beverage production, technical services, truck transportation, and forestry-, logging-, and wood-related industries.
- In addition to nearly 4 million out-of-state visitors annually, which makes tourism a significant aspect of the Missoula economy, Missoula also is home to a vibrant sector of alternative healthcare.
- Missoula, often considered the cultural center of Montana, is the location of the state’s first university, and an eclectic mix of loggers, hippies, college students, sports fans, and retirees.
- Since 2006, the River City Roots Festival has been an event each August with music, beer, food, and art, and generally attracts crowds of 15,000.
- Missoula Farmers Market, an arts and crafts People’s Market and a Clark Fork Market run concurrently.
- Downtown hosts “First Friday Missoula”, a gallery walk on the first Friday of the month to feature local art from museums and galleries, such as that of Monte Dolack.
- Missoula celebrates “First Night Missoula” on New Year’s Eve, which includes food and live entertainment.
- The “Festival of the Book” to celebrate the literature of the American West was rebranded the “Montana Book Festival” in 2015.
- Missoula’s two historic theatres both hold annual film festivals: the Roxy hosting the International Wildlife Film Festival, established in 1977 as the first juried wildlife film festival in the world; and since 2003, the Wilma accommodating the largest film event in Montana, the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival.
- In performance arts, the Missoula Community Theatre has held performances of musical and non-musical plays since 1977,with its affiliated Missoula Children’s Theatre also acting as an international touring program that visits nearly 1,000 communities per year around the world.
- Missoula is also home to a number of modern dance companies, including Bare Bait Dance and Headwaters Dance Company. Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre and Garden City Ballet are also based in Missoula.
- The Montana Museum of Art & Culture, which became a state museum in 2001, is one Montana’s oldest cultural reserves, having begun in 1894; its permanent collection of more than 10,000 original works.
- The Missoula Museum of Art is housed in a former Carnegie library; it features contemporary art and annually features 20–25 group and solo exhibits.
- Fort Missoula is home to the Historic Museum, dedicated to preserving the history of Western Montana, and to the Rocky Mountain Museum of Military History and the Northern Rockies Heritage Center.
- The National Museum of Forest Service History is constructing the National Conservation Legacy and Education Center in Missoula as well.
- Missoula’s celebration of the outdoors can also be seen in notable non-profits based in the city such as the Adventure Cycling Association, the conservationist-hunting organizations Boone and Crockett Club and Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, and the Outdoor Writers Association of America
- Missoula plays host to a variety of intercollegiate, youth, and amateur sports organizations in addition to a Minor league baseball The Montana Grizzlies‘ football and basketball teams of the University of Montana have the highest attendance. The Montana Grizzlies football team has a successful program within the NCAA D-1 FCS level. The Grizzlies men’s and Lady Griz basketball teams have also been successful at the conference level where they both rank at or near the top in attendance, about 4,000 and 3,000 respectively, and play their home games at Dahlberg Arena.
- Missoula is also home to the Missoula Osprey, a rookie affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks that plays in the Rocky Mountain-based Pioneer Baseball League. They play their home games at Ogren Park at Allegiance Field. Also competing regionally are the Hellgate Rollergirls, a roller derby team that competes at the Adam’s Center.
- Since 1977, Missoula has also held “Maggotfest”, a festival-style rugby tournament hosted by the Missoula Maggots Rugby Club the first weekend in May.
If you have any interest, skills or experience with inpatient physiatry jobs, you’re in luck. Interest in inpatient physiatry jobs has decreased over the years, making the need for skilled clinicians now more than ever. There is a great demand for qualified inpatient physiatrists, and Farr Healthcare can help you find the practice or facility of your dreams.
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