Seeking a highly engaged leader for inpatient Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center
Oversees the CARF accredited Friedman Neurological Rehabilitation Center (FNRC) brain injury program, one of the region’s most advanced facilities offering acute level inpatient neurological rehabilitation.
Consult in the acute hospital on diagnoses related to acquired brain injury
Make referrals for the appropriate next phase of rehabilitation which may include not only admission to the FNRC unit but to other levels of care within the LifeBridge Health system
Patients seen in consultation may become your patients on the rehab unit which is part of our PM&R Bold continuum of care initiative, our longstanding continuity of care model.
Other levels of care in the LifeBridge system are staffed by Physiatry colleagues from the department.
Outpatient practice will include long term care of your patients including oversight of outpatient therapy, admission to our RETURN! outpatient community re-entry program, spasticity management, and interaction with our Division of Rehabilitation Engineering when personalized devices may be required.
The Division of Rehabilitation Engineering includes state of the art motion analysis, gait lab and 3D printing with industrial grade printers.
You will lead the inter-disciplinary team by committing to and understanding the best practices of team work.
Insuring an excellent patient experience and optimal rehabilitation outcome are priorities.
Enjoy the reward and challenge of teaching future physiatrists in our PM&R residency program.
The spasticity program includes chemodenervation procedures, ITB therapy, specialized PT/OT, custom splinting
Call schedule approximately every 7-8 weeks – residents take in house call 24/7/365.
MD or DO or Foreign Equivalent from an Accredited Medical School
Completion of an ACGME/OGME accredited Physiatry Residency Program
Brain Injury Fellowship/ BC preferred but will consider at least 3 years of experience with inpatient brain injury rehabilitation.
Ability to Successfully obtain a MD medical license & DEA license
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Must work well in a team environment.
Ability to prioritize the patient/family experience and rehabilitation outcomes.
About Sinai Rehabilitation Center and Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Sinai serves the people of greater Baltimore as well as national and international patients. Its renowned Centers of Excellence provide specialized, advanced care by teams of experts.
The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation was founded as a full department in 1965 and has been a center of excellence for the organization since then. Support from Sinai and LifeBridge has fostered leadership stability. There have been only three department chairpersons in 55 years.
As a nonprofit teaching hospital, Sinai provides training for more than 140 residents and 400 medical students yearly. With 483 beds, Sinai is the largest community hospital in Maryland. Our department has 15 Physiatrists, 12 residents (4 per year), and 1 pain management APP. The Physiatrists in our department are deployed across the health system in all our rehabilitation levels of care. Sinai is the sponsoring institution for the PM&R residency training program.
The clinicians and staff of the Sinai Rehabilitation Center pride ourselves on working to give patients the freedom to return to work, their family, and to life through our comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach.
We have excellent relationships with our colleagues from neurology, neurosurgery and orthopedics!! We provide a wide array of inpatient and outpatient services with many specialized programs to meet the needs of the community and allows the doctors to follow patients throughout the continuum of care. The scope of disciplines in the department includes physiatrists, resident physicians, PT,OT SLP, TR, neuropsychologists, health psychologists, social work, and many CRRN certified nurses in a state-of-the art facility.
Additional Salary Information: Full benefits package as an employed physician
About Sinai Hospital of Baltimore/Lifebridge
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore is a tertiary care community hospital with a longstanding committment to PM&R. There are 15 faculty Physiatrists attending well established outpatient and inpatient services. Excellent benefits including medical, dental, life, disability, retirement, malpractice and bonus opportunity.