PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION JOBS

How do you choose a PM&R job?  It’s often geography, family, compensation or a combination of these items and more.   This blog will help you to identify among the myriad of physical medicine and rehabilitation jobs which might be the best for you.  It will include information about geography, compensation and other aspects such as the job responsibilities, call, acute versus chronic pain, etc. so you can best determine what fits your needs.

NEW ENGLAND

INTERVENTIONAL

MA – BOSTON

This physical medicine and rehabilitation job offers the potential for ownership in the ASC and, if interested, practice ownership!  This is a well-established, successful pain practice that has been in operation 20 years.  There is huge growth potential at this 2-person doctor practice with a PA and a NP.  Do interventional procedures 2 – 3 days/week to include cervical epidurals, stimulator trials and implants-temporary and permanent, discography, morphine pumps.  Ideally some knowledge of stem cells would be ideal.  Most procedures are by fluoroscopy.  The surgery center is across the hallway from the office.  Do a few EMG’s and NCV’s.  70% – 80% of the patients are on medications but not long-term and are low dose opioids

 

INPATIENT, CONSULTS AND OUTPATIENT – Permanent or locum tenens

NH – MANCHESTER OR NASHUA

 

This is a very well-regarded rehab hospital system.  Their physician retention rate is high.  They are focused on high quality of care.  Hospitalists provide the primary care.  The system has been operational since 1984, and is Joint Commission- and CARF-accredited with specialty certification in stroke and brain.  The network has 4 rehab hospitals, 20 outpatient centers, 2 interventional pain centers, a home care service and school-based sports medicine programs.  Join a dynamic group of employed physicians that currently include 9 Internists, 6 PAs, and 8 Physiatrists.  There is the potential for an academic appointment with this physical medicine and rehabilitation job.

 

 

THE NORTHEAST

LEADER, RESTORATIVE CARE PROGRAM

PA – YORK

 

This new physical medicine and rehabilitation job is exciting as you will be the lead physician within a newly-developing, world-class multidisciplinary pain team (behavioral health care coordinators, acupuncturists, massage therapists, nutritionists and more).  I often hear of dysfunction, disorganization and lack of continuity from physiatrists about their work.  This opening allows you to be part of the first Transdisciplinary Pain Program within an integrated health system in the nation.  It has comprehensive, trauma-informed, team-delivered care where multiple disciplines provide care at one location based on a single treatment.  It is conveniently situated within a short drive of major cities like Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

 

INTERVENTIONAL OR GENERAL OUTPATIENT – Permanent or locum tenens

NJ – TEANECK, Similar openings in NYC

 

This physiatry practice is well-connected as it works with a large management services companyIt’s only 19 miles from NYC!  With its flexibility in affiliation type, you can choose to work on a permanent or locum tenens basis.  This position requires a current NJ license.  As an interventionalist, you would provide pain procedures and do your own EMG’s/NCV’s.  There is no medication management. If a general outpatient physiatrist, you will provide EMG/NCV’s and do about 20-25 evals/day at this physical medicine and rehabilitation job.

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THE SOUTH

INPATIENT

FL OCALA, PENSACOLA AND TALLAHASSEEMedical Director openings in Jacksonville and St. Augustine and other southern states

                                               

If you enjoy being part of one of the largest national healthcare systems, this position is for you.  Great benefits, great opportunity for career progression, guaranteed referral sources and great system stability all come with this practice opportunity.  The Tallahassee opening offers the opportunity to grow a new rehab hospital program.   Some of these physical medicine and rehabilitation job opportunities are in areas without other rehab competition.

 

INTERVENTIONAL PRACTICE PURCHASE

NC – SOUTH CENTRAL

 

A physiatrist with a long-standing reputation with 21 years in practice plans to retire.  All the physiatrists in town do very well.   The city has received the All-America City Award from the National Civic League three times.  If you so choose, you can also do inpatient.  Beautiful 3,000 square foot office building with a large PT area, 2 doctor’s offices, 3 exam rooms, staff break room, supply storage room and a parking lot.  The building is available for purchase.  It has solar panels which generate income   The physiatrist will introduce you to good referral sources.  When doing inpatient plus outpatient the practice grossed $1.2M a year.  $900,000 OBO

 

THE MIDWEST

 

MEDICAL DIRECTOR, REHAB AND STAFF POSITIONS

IA – IOWA CITY

If you like academics, growing programs and rehab, this is your ideal physical medicine and rehabilitation job!  You’re in good hands because your affiliation is with a rehab leader and a university leader.  Enjoy working with very engaged faculty team.  Play an integral role in the growth and development of PM&R at the university.  Hospitalists serve as the primary care physician and do most of the call.  Enjoy flexibility in services you can provide.  Significant transition payout, commonly known as a sign-on bonus.  Terrific benefits!

 

INPATIENT/OUTPATIENT STAFF

MN – DULUTH

Duluth was named Best Outside City by Outside magazine – Fish, hike, ski, sail, canoe, kayak, bike and mountain bike, golf, tennis ice skate, hockey, rock climb. Enjoy professional collegiality with 6 physiatrists and excellent working relationships with a full continuum of neuromusculoskeletal specialists.  $20,000 sign-on bonus and $270,000 for a new graduate, more if you have experience.

 

MEDICAL DIRECTOR, REHAB

ND – FARGO; Similar openings in DE, LA and TX

 

Outstanding physical medicine and rehabilitation job to make a name for yourself at this 1-year-old rehab hospital.  Help grow and further develop the rehab programs.  Act as the consultant; hospitalists provide primary care days, nights and weekends.  Strong internal medicine and a full array of consulting specialties.  Per a local doctor, it’s a great place with good schools, a good airport, hunting, skiing, college sports and theatre, a low crime rate, and more.

 

GENERAL OUTPATIENT OR INTERVENTIONAL

OH – DAYTON

 

Dayton is close to the metro area of Cincinnati as it’s only an hour away.  If you want the stability of a hospital system which is the largest in the area, this physical medicine and rehabilitation job is for you.  Plus, it’s an area where you can enjoy a good lifestyle as it has a low cost of living.  Dayton is rated as “Top 100 Best Places to Live and Retire”.   The work is approximately 80% outpatient musculoskeletal medicine and 20% inpatient.  The focus is on Spine Pain and non-operative treatment.  The inpatient work is inpatient consults and inpatient coverage when other staff on vacation.  If doing spinal injections, they will be done in the hospital outpatient department.  The physiatry office is connected to the hospital.  No travel.  Enjoy great benefits and a sign-on bonus is negotiable.

 

THE SOUTHWEST

 

ASSOCIATE MEDICAL DIRECTOR, REHAB

AZ – 2 HOURS FROM PHOENIX – Similar opening in Evansville, IN

 

This is a growing hospital next to a Level I trauma hospital.  Enjoy the autonomy and income advantages of being an independent contractor.  Flexibility with days and hours and good work/life balance.  Marketing is done for you and there is help with setting up your practice.

 

TBI, GENERAL OUTPATIENT, INTERVENTIONAL, or EMG

NM – ALBUQUERQUE

These physical medicine and rehabilitation jobs are due to the growth of a fairly new PM&R residency program in beautiful, sunny Albuquerque with sun and snow.  Live in modern downtown, Old Town with shops or the suburbs.  Get in on the ground floor of this opportunity with huge growth potential.  Each of the positions is flexible so that you can include your practice preferences and develop clinics around your areas of interest; do program development and residency education and can be an academic (to include research) or clinical track.

THE WEST

INTERVENTIONAL

CA – SAN FRANCISCO

Join a diversely-talented and excellent team at a world-class practice.  Built-in referral base so your schedule will fill quickly.  There is a great opportunity to further grow this already sizeable practice.

SPASTICITY MANAGEMENT PRACTICE PURCHASE

WA – SPOKANE

 

This is one of the area’s leaders in spasticity rehab.  This practice has a long-standing reputation with 24 years in operation.  It is located in the heart of downtown Spokane, WA near many medical centers.

These are but a few of the available practice opportunities.  For more click here.  There are more physical medicine and rehabilitation jobs than ever before!