Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Spinal Cord Injury Opportunity

Trinity Health
Schenectady, New York
Closing date
Sep 22, 2023

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Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital, a member of St. Peter s Health Partners, is seeking a Spinal Cord Injury Specialist interested in joining a dynamic and growing practice located in Schenectady, New York.

Sunnyview admits more than 100 patients with spinal cord injuries per year. Our current department has eight Physiatrists, all of whom are invested in excellent patient care and in providing PM&R services to the community. The physiatrists have the opportunity to provide consults at a Level 1 trauma center, while also having time to develop a flexible outpatient practice.

Sunnyview physiatrists have support from a team of advanced practice providers, medical and surgical consultants, and a local internal medicine group that takes overnight call.

Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital is a CARF-accredited, 115-bed, not-for-profit freestanding acute rehabilitation hospital with specialty areas in brain injury, stroke, amputee, spinal cord, cardiopulmonary, and orthopedic rehabilitation. Sunnyview provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services to the region, was recognized as a U.S. News Best Rehabilitation Hospital the last two years, and has a tradition of excellence in patient care for over 90 years. It serves as the inpatient training site for the local PM&R residency and offers innovative technology including ReWalk, Ekso, RT300, Xcite, and BURT.

Interested candidates should have the following:

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Fellowship in Spinal Cord Injury preferred
  • New York State licensure and DEA required

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly respected and nationally recognized team of caregivers at a state-of-the-art facility. Enjoy excellent colleagues, strong system practice support, and a physician-friendly environment.

This opportunity is not accepting J-1 or H-1B visa candidates.


St. Peter s Health Partners offers a comprehensive salary and compensation package that includes:

  • Competitive salary with starting bonus
  • Excellent benefits, including health/vision/dental insurances
  • Paid malpractice, including post-SPHP employment tail coverage
  • CME time and expense allowance
  • Paid time away from the practice
  • Two-part retirement savings program with employer matching program
  • Relocation assistance


St. Peter s Health Partners, the region s largest private-sector employer, with more than 12,500 employees, has more than 125 locations across seven counties. The system has an annual budget of nearly $1.1 billion. St. Peter s Health Partners was created on October 1, 2011, by the merger of Northeast Health, St. Peter s Health Care Services, and Seton Health. The merger created the region s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit network of high-quality and advanced medical care, primary care, rehabilitation, and senior services.

These state-of-the-art services and programs are provided through Albany Memorial and St. Peter s Hospitals in Albany, NY; Samaritan and St. Mary s Hospitals in Troy, NY; Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital in Schenectady, NY; and The Eddy system of continuing care and The Community Hospice.

Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital, founded in 1928, is a 115-bed hospital specializing in physical rehabilitation. Every year, more than 15,000 individuals come to Sunnyview from across the Capital Region of New York State and beyond. Each one has a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, therapists, and specialists all focused on one goal taking back what was stolen by a stroke, traumatic injury or disabling illness. Sunnyview offers program in neuro-rehab, spinal cord injury, brain injury, ventilator weaning programs, aquatic therapy, orthopedic rehab, hearing services, cardiopulmonary rehab, and wellness programs.

Sunnyview is CARF accredited, the only CARF accredited program in the region. We have enjoyed continuous accreditation for 30 years. Our team of PM&R physicians is part of a multidisciplinary team that provides treatment right onsite at the hospital. It includes physicians, advanced practitioners, therapists, and certified professionals in several areas.


Capital District, New York includes the cities of Albany, Schenectady and Troy and the surrounding areas, including Clifton Park and Saratoga Springs.

The Capital Region has excellent year-round outdoor recreation available, including excellent golf, water-sports of all kinds, camping, hiking, and great downhill skiing and snowboarding. It offers a wealth of cultural offerings and activities, including several renowned museums and theaters, fine dining, and a year-round events calendar full of music and sporting events.

Excellent public and private schools are available, as are affordable homes and reasonable taxes. This region is a part of New York's Tech Valley and is abound with Higher education opportunities. The Capital District is a short drive to the scenic Adirondack, Berkshire, and Catskill Mountains.

Centrally located, Albany is less than three hours from New York City and Boston. Come find out why Forbes Magazine lists Albany as one of America s Most Innovative Cities , and one of America s Best Places to Raise a Family and why Brookings has described Albany as one of its Strongest Performing Metro Areas and calls Albany one of its Best Markets for Young Adults.

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Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at

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