Chair, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Nassau University Medical Center
East Meadow, New York
May 01, 2019
Jun 30, 2019
Full Time

Chair, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Nassau University Medical Center

East Meadow, Long Island, NY. With a strong commitment to raising the bar for healthcare in our community, Nassau University Medical Center is a Level I Trauma Center and a 530-bed teaching hospital affiliated with Northwell Health and Stony Brook University.

NUMC currently seeks a well-qualified leader to serve as Chair for the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. This candidate should be an accomplished clinical leader, nationally recognized in physical medicine and rehabilitation, with a strong academic reputation, with the leadership qualities to develop a nationally recognized department. The successful individual will be expected to develop a strategic plan to grow the clinical service in size and scope while maintaining quality, to develop a vision for education in rehabilitation, to direct rehabilitation and restorative medicine research in a team environment and thus to create a nationally recognized program. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Medical degree (MD or DO) from an accredited medical school.
  • Board certification.
  • At least five years as an administrative leader, division head, department chair, or other significant leadership role.

NuHealth’s Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation has an experienced staff of physicians, therapists and other health professionals that are expert in motivating and moving our patients through the challenge of restoring their bodies to peak operating condition. We offer

  • Specialized Brain Injury Unit.
  • Certified specialists in hand and lymphedema occupational therapy.
  • Seamless interaction between the physicians who make orthopedic repairs and those who develop your personal rehabilitation program.
  • We provide inpatient acute rehabilitation services as well as extensive outpatient care, including physiatry, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and neuropsychological services.

NO RELOCATION OFFERED. We offer a competitive salary. Please forward CV, salary requirements, and letter of interest to An EOE m/f/d/v.