The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking a full-time physiatrist to provide comprehensive spine and musculoskeletal care. This physician will be expected to provide excellent non-interventional spine care to adults at the UNC Spine Center and general musculoskeletal clinical care at the UNC Center for Rehabilitation Care, where they will also have the opportunity to participate in an integrative medicine program. The physiatrist will work closely with other providers with an emphasis on biomechanical spine rehabilitation and integrative therapeutics. The successful candidate will demonstrate a high level of knowledge of musculoskeletal anatomy and functional spine mechanics to facilitate the recovery of patients with cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine disorders as well as general musculoskeletal joint dysfunction. They will participate in teaching, research, quality improvement, and administrative activities as associated with an academic appointment and related areas of expertise. Some inpatient call is required. The successful candidate will be board eligible/board certified in PM&R. Specialty training and/or experience in musculoskeletal and integrative medicine is preferred. Expertise with EMG/NCS and diagnostic ultrasound is preferred.
The successful candidate will be board eligible/board certified in PM&R. MD or DO with NC medical license or willingness to obtain state license.
The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong leadership abilities, a record of interdisciplinary collaboration, and have the desire to be involved in enhancing quality of patient care and participating in research studies. Specialty training in musculoskeletal and integrative medicine is preferred.
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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
About The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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 resou...rces. 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.