Experienced Physiatrist, Rock Springs, WY

Employer
Steamboat Orthopaedics & Spine Institute
Location
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Closing date
Apr 21, 2023

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Northwest Colorado’s premier private practice group is looking to expand their physician team. The Steamboat Orthopaedic & Spine Institute (SOSI) is recruiting a Physiatrist to support its rapidly expanding spine practice in Rock Springs, Wyoming. The ideal candidate is Board certified with experience in non-operative spine care, imaging interpretation, and performing therapeutic and interventional procedures.

The physiatrist will work to complement the current SOSI interdisciplinary spine care team throughout the continuity of patient care. They will work with a variety of patients and assist them in restoring optimal physical function, refer to SOSI surgical specialists, when necessary, in helping patients improve their quality of life. The physiatrist should have expertise in therapeutic exercise, medications, and injections for management of pain and spasticity; electrodiagnosis; and coordinate treatment(s) to help patients improve their physical, psychological, social, and vocational function. SOSI is comprised of a diverse 9-physician subspecialty fellowship trained Orthopaedic team that includes Spine, Sports Medicine, Shoulder & Elbow, Hand, Foot & Ankle, and Pain Management to provide exceptional outcomes and world class patient care. The practice offers a patient reported outcomes database, as well as exceptional relationships with the primary physicians, referral sources, local Olympic athletes, team members and the community. The practice has MRI, an ambulatory surgery center, procedural suites, multiple outreach locations, and a broad catchment area across northwest Colorado and southern Wyoming including two ski destination resorts.

Rock Springs has a robust employer base driving significant orthopedic and non-surgical spinal care to our practice.

Responsibilities

  • Uses Evidence based practice to assure best patient outcomes. 
  • Performs initial and on-going clinical assessments; order and interpret diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patients’ specific needs.
  • Analyzes reports, examinations, and test results for accurate diagnosis of patient.
  • Presents and participates in decision making for patient treatment options based on patient’s current state of health and previous medical history. 
  • Implements interventions to support the patient to regain musculoskeletal function and motion, including but not limited to nerve conduction studies, ultrasound guided procedures, injections of the spine.
  • Monitoring ongoing progress and health of patients, and changing treatment plans, as necessary.
  • Providing adaptive tools to improve the overall health and physical functioning of patients.
  • Counseling and providing support for patients and their families and helping them adapt to lifestyle changes and/or long-term care.
  • Follows all SOSI practice policies and procedures
  • Complies with federal and state privacy laws, always respecting the patient’s confidentiality.

License/Certification:

  • Candidates must have 4 to 7 years’ internship and residency training, specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
  • Successful completion of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) or the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination of the United States (COMLEX-USA).
  • Certification by The American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR).
  • Excellent communicator who can empathize with patients and effectively collaborate with care team members.
  • Colorado State Medical license as required by the Colorado Medical Board.

Benefits

  • Salary with collections-based incentive bonus
  • 401K retirement matching plan
  • Benefits commensurate to all current physicians for health, life, disability, retirement, CME, Dues, License, DEA, workers compensation, and payroll taxes.
  • Payment for professional liability insurance.
  • Vacation/CME Time annually = 30 days
  • Full benefits including Health, Dental, Vision insurance
  • Relocation package provided as needed

Medical Specialty:

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Treat medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. 
  • Procedural care, including but limited to: nerve conduction studies, electrodiagnostic testing (EMGs), ultrasound guided procedures, fluoroscopy guided procedures, and injections of spine and joints

Schedule:

  • Full-time

Please do not respond through a recruiting agency. Send your CV, along with your salary requirements via email to cmayse@steamboatortho.com.

Thank you for your interest in employment with Steamboat Orthopaedic & Spine Institute.

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