Physiatrists Opportunities in UNC- Chapel Hill, NC area!
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
January 10, 2018
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Full Time - Experienced
Physiatrists opportunities are available in the following areas:
Spine Physiatrist - Open Rank Faculty: UNC PM&R is seeking a full-time Open Rank BC/BE physiatrist to join our outpatient practices at UNC’s Spine Center (60%) and the Center for Rehabilitation Care (40%), adjusted per patient care needs. The physiatrist will primarily care for patients with back and neck pain, musculoskeletal problems, and acute / chronic pain. Must be able to provide comprehensive clinical care management and perform all related spine and joint procedures. Apply here
Physiatrist – SCI Medicine Specialist Open Rank Faculty: UNC PM&R is seeking a full-time Open Rank physiatrist trained in spinal cord injury to join our expanding academic department. This position will provide both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. The faculty member who fills this position will be expected to care for adults with SCI, maintain a successful spasticity management clinic, and assist with ITB pump management. The patient population served also includes adults with spina bifida, pediatric-acquired SCI, and other spastic neurological disorders, such as TBI, stroke, and multiple sclerosis. Apply here
Who We Are
Welcome to the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Our mission is to optimize health and function of individuals with disabilities through a patient-centered continuum of care, with the goal of improving quality of life.
Our faculty are doctors and psychologists in rehabilitation medicine who provide clinical care, teaching, research and advocacy primarily in North... Carolina, but also through outreach to benefit children and adults with disabilities worldwide.
Our Team Approach
Our rehabilitation doctors, also called physiatrists, manage care through an interdisciplinary rehabilitation team of colleagues from UNC Health Care and other departments. For example, our physiatrists regularly prescribe physical, occupational, speech and recreational therapy, and monitor therapies over time as part of a comprehensive medical plan. They attend care conferences with nurses, social workers, care managers, therapists and other specialists to let the patient and family ask questions and make important decisions.
The UNC Advantage
Our patients benefit from the wider interdisciplinary team, and also from immediate access to the university's full range of medical resources.
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is proud to join other programs at UNC in exceeding national standards.
Our Local & Global Partnerships
Our faculty members and staff continue to improve rehabilitation care locally and globally through support groups, education, research and telecommunications, expanding UNC's rehabilitation resources to individuals and families.
Residents participate in our Global Partnership in Medical Rehabilitation, and we continue to welcome participants from other countries, as delegations and in our international visiting scholars program.