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Nationally ranked Orlando Health is Seeking a Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Physician in Sun...

Orlando Health
Orlando, Florida
Closing date
Oct 13, 2024

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The Orlando Health Advanced Rehabilitation Institute is seeking a full-time Physiatrist for an outstanding practice opportunity in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine. The position involves inpatient and outpatient practice and an opportunity to participate in program development, community awareness and collaborative clinical research. This role focuses on spinal cord injury and dysfunction, including spasticity and neurogenic pain treatment, neurogenic bowel and bladder management and extensive patient/family education. There is also the potential to participate in additional rehabilitation services such as electrodiagnostics, wheelchair seating and inpatient rehabilitation consultation. This is an opportunity to join a motivated team of physicians, nurses and therapists at our new inpatient rehabilitation facility in the Orlando metro area.

Candidates should have completed a residency in PM&R and be Board Eligible or Certified. Fellowship in spinal cord injury medicine is preferred. Clinical research experience is desirable but not required.

Practice Highlights:
  • Thriving physician-led, professionally managed healthcare system (inpatient and outpatient).
  • Excellent brand recognition, with new patients seeking out Orlando Health critical and cardiology specialties for their care.
  • Integrated multidisciplinary and subspecialized practice environment.
  • Robust operational support and resources in a collaborative work environment.
  • Dynamic administration that fosters physician autonomy in clinical decision making and patient outcomes.
  • Opportunity for growth and leadership development.
  • Opportunity to participate in teaching and academics.
  • Opportunity to expand an active research and innovation program.

Financial Package:
  • Excellent employed compensation package, opportunity to make more based-on productivity.
  • Benefits package includes time away for vacations and conferences, health/vision/dental insurance along with full malpractice coverage, disability coverage, deferred compensation and retirement savings options.
  • Generous sign-on bonus with eligibility for an annual bonus.

Community Information:
  • There is no state income tax.
  • Central Florida offers direct access to Florida’s world-famous theme parks and attractions.
  • Our lifestyle options have something for everyone, from the downtown districts for those enjoying a trendy urban flair, to family-oriented communities with top rated public and private schools.
  • Ample outdoor activities including large public parks for your kids and pets, hiking and biking trails, abundant lake access for kayaking, fishing and paddle-boarding, with Florida’s beautiful beaches only an hour away.

About Us
The Orlando Health Advanced Rehabilitation Institute is a new 54-bed inpatient rehabilitation facility distinctively designed to provide high quality post-acute care for patients requiring medical and rehabilitative services.

Patients who sustained a stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple orthopedic injuries, amputation or a variety of other complex neurological conditions typically require specialized intensive and interdisciplinary rehabilitative care administered in an inpatient setting. Patients will have rehabilitation physician visits, coordinated therapy and nursing teams, ongoing dietary intervention, care management services and neuropsychology consultation as needed. The facility will have exclusively private rooms, dedicated therapy space including low stimulation environments for patients with brain injury, bariatric access, and expansive outdoor space for additional therapeutic activity.

Orlando Health Advanced Rehabilitation Institute is recognized by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). CARF recognizes our four specialty programs as meeting the highest standards in quality, safety and outcome measures, which provide risk-reduction and accountability in our patient care.
  • Brain Injury Program
  • Spinal Cord Injury Program
  • Stroke Program
  • Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program

The inpatient rehabilitation team includes:
  • Physiatrists
  • Pediatric specialists from Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children (for our adolescent patients)
  • Certified rehabilitation registered nurses
  • Licensed practical nurses
  • Nursing assistants
  • Physical therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech language pathologists
  • Recreational therapists
  • Registered dietitians
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Neuropsychology
  • Licensed clinical social workers
  • Support services team members

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