American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists

Spinal Cord Injury Physician

University of Utah Department of PM&R
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
2 days ago

Description

The Department of Physical Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine is seeking a full-time, board-certified/board-eligible physiatrist with additional subspecialty board-certification/eligibility in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine.  This position will join our existing Spinal Cord Injury team with the goal of expanding clinical services, training programs, and research opportunities.  This individual will work within a level 1 trauma center with collaborations between Departments of Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, and Neurology in the care of individuals with acute and chronic spinal cord injury.  This position will provide inpatient rehabilitation services within the Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital with additional services possible including seeing patients in other settings such as acute care consultation, outpatient clinic, and extended care facilities. 

Applicants should have strong academic interest in pursuing advancement in research, clinical care and/or teaching.  Strong interpersonal skills are essential. Completion of an ACGME Spinal Cord Injury fellowship or equivalent experience is preferred.  Salary is competitive and benefits are excellent. 

Located in the heart of Salt Lake City, UT there are abundant recreational, cultural and educational opportunities. The University of Utah is the largest tertiary/ quaternary academic medical center in the Intermountain West. It has ranked in the Top 10 Academic Medical Centers for Quality of care for the last 12 years. The University of Utah serves patients from a multi-state region with a Level 1 trauma center, 450 acute care beds with specialized hospitals serving oncology, orthopaedic, neuroscience, psychiatric, and ophthalmologic patients.

In the spring of 2020, we opened the 75-bed Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital, which is one of the most advanced rehabilitation facilities in the nation and will serve as a catalyst for the further development of the University’s rehabilitation programs. We are looking for energetic academically-oriented physiatrists who will support this transition and help us expand our footprint regionally and nationally.

If you have any questions, please email: emily.young@hsc.utah.edu

Please apply at: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/124054

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students



Job Information

  • Job ID: 59991958
  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
  • Position Title: Spinal Cord Injury Physician
  • Company Name: University of Utah Department of PM&R
  • Job Function: Spine / SCI Physiatrist
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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