The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R), at the University of Minnesota is recruiting two (2) full-time physiatrists specializing in medical spine management. We are seeking dynamic and energetic professionals who desire to be a part of the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) multi-disciplinary, patient-centered, medical spine program and the newly formed Rehabilitation Medicine Spine Program.
As of a multi-disciplinary team, these positions will join an active academic physiatry clinical practice. Faculty members mentor residents, fellows, medical students, and allied health professionals; including teaching, training, and general supervision in a clinical setting. Academic time is used to pursue scholarly work in the candidate’s area of specialty/research expertise. Faculty will be active in their national organizations and foster an academic environment.
Duties & Responsibilities:
• Work with the Rehabilitation Medicine Spine Program Co-Directors and providers within the M Health Spine Program to forge partnerships, establish trust, and build strong relationships with referring departments and units to maintain and strengthen the medical spine program. • Work collaboratively within the comprehensive spine program alongside providers and clinicians from other specialties including, but not limited to, orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery, imaging, pain, primary care, and physical therapy. • Outpatient evaluation; diagnostic work-up with or without performing diagnostic and/or therapeutic injections; management of non-surgical spine patients; and participation in a multi-disciplinary indications conference.
Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited physical medicine & rehabilitation (PM&R) residency training program; be board-certified or board eligible with the American Board of PM&R (ABPM&R); be eligible to obtain a Minnesota Board of Medical Practice license; and meet threshold criteria/qualifications for credentialing and privileges. Applicants must possess the leadership skills to manage change and communicate effectively in a rapidly expanding department. Enthusiasm, a collaborative nature, and an interest in cultivating a thriving academic medical spine practice are essential to the success of the department and M Health’s Spine Program.
• Fellowship trained in interventional spine, pain medicine, sports medicine, or other related discipline. • Experience collaborating with individuals across multiple departments, practices, and health systems.
Academic track and rank to be determined by the applicant’s qualifications and interests. Highly qualified candidates who are committed to excellent patient care, possess strong clinical skills, and have an interest in education and scholarly activity are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 335749
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