Physiatrist

Employer
LifeBridge Health
Location
Baltimore, Maryland
Closing date
Jan 31, 2025

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We are looking for a physician champion and leader for our outpatient concussion/mild brain injury program, part of our flagship comprehensive programming in brain injury. This position is located at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore- Sinai Rehabilitation Center. The right candidate will lead an interdisciplinary team of expert clinicians that includes PT, OT, SLP, psychologists, case managers, social workers, and vocational specialists as part of our 14-physiatrist strong faculty practice. The position includes assessment and treatment of related cervico-brachial injuries. Experience and proficiency with botulinum toxin injection for migraine, dystonia, spasticity, and sialorrhea are required. Referrals may also include moderate to severe TBI, general musculoskeletal conditions, and medical pain management. Some EMG can be included if ABEM boarded.

The MBI program is a well-established program highly regarded in the greater Baltimore community. We have close relationships with, and our staff hold leadership positions in, the state workers compensation and brain injury organizations. The department of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Sinai Hospital and the Sinai Rehabilitation Center were founded nearly 60 years ago, and at the time was the first full department of PMR outside a government facility.

We are an academically oriented department that includes a Division of Rehabilitation Research and Engineering, led by our NIH trained director of clinical research. Our residency program has been fully accredited since 1977. We have 12 residents, 4 per year. Sinai is now the home of a regional medical campus with George Washington University and a faculty appointment is obtainable. We are fully CARF accredited in inpatient brain injury, outpatient brain injury, general rehab, amputee rehab and stroke. All 14 current physiatrists are board certified in PMR, and subspecialties including brain injury, spinal cord injury, pain medicine, electrodiagnostic medicine, and independent medical examination are represented.

This is an employed, full-time position. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Brain injury medicine fellowship and board certification in brain injury medicine is preferred, or minimum 3 years of experience managing this population is required. Some inpatient call is required. Residents take in house call. This is not an interventional spine position.

The right candidate will utilize excellent communication skills, provide collaborative leadership, participate in the academic activities of the department including resident teaching and research, and develop a vision for continued growth of the program. The position is available immediately.

Additional Information

As one of the largest health care providers in Maryland, with 13,000 team members, We strive to CARE BRAVELY for over 1 million patients annually. LifeBridge Health includes Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, Carroll Hospital, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital and Grace Medical Center, as well as our Community Physician Enterprise, Center for Hope, Practice Dynamics, and business partners: LifeBridge Health & Fitness, ExpressCare and HomeCare of Maryland.

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