Physical medicine and rehabilitation jobs are plentiful! Without an increase in physiatry residency positions, the current national shortfall of physiatrists is projected to persist. According to a study published in the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation on September 1, 2021, without an increase in physiatry residency positions, the current national shortfall of physiatrists is projected to persist. Although a projected increase in physiatrists’ use of advanced practice providers may help preserve access to comprehensive physiatry care, it is not expected to eliminate the shortfall.
Be adventurous and consider a general outpatient opening with EMG’s in OR in the North American wind sports epicenter with world-class skiing, windsurfing, kite-boarding, mountain-biking, and hiking minutes from the practice. Or consider a sports with regenerative medicine physical medicine and rehabilitation job in CO with a practice has it all – it’s busy, growing, well-established AND has great professional collegiality. There are patients there waiting for you; there’s a 3 – 4 months appointment wait time. And, the best as last, a 4-day work-week.
Maybe the beach is your preference. If so, consider practice opportunities in DE to include interventional, outpatient or inpatient. There are three different physical medicine and rehabilitation opportunities in DE. Other locations with a beach are CA, CT, FL, NJ, and SC.
If it’s a metro life you’re after, consider NYC which has general outpatient and interventional openings. Or, consider an inpatient position in Los Angeles (there’s also a pelvic rehab physical medicine and rehabilitation job there and in TN which provides training in pelvic rehab care). Or interventional work in Chicago or Atlanta. Or an inpatient/outpatient private practice opening a ½ hour outside of Chicago.
If you like the big city but want a little space and lower cost of living, consider an interventional position in CT. The suburbs of Hartford are beautiful, the school system is top-notch, and they have easy access to so much…NYC, Boston, skiing, hiking, Vermont, and New Hampshire. The income for the physiatrists in this practice is in the 99th percentile-plus. You can enjoy full and equal partnership with the orthopods and physiatrists. Enjoy autonomy over your schedule and very little chronic pain. Or consider an Associate Medical Director, Rehab physical medicine and rehabilitation job with NO CALL an hour N of NYC.
If you’re looking for career progression, consider Medical Director openings in MO, GA, MN and OH; a Chair position in WV; an Associate Medical Director opening in AZ with no weekday call and 1:4 weekend call
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