Bayside Employee Health Center is seeking a team-oriented physiatrist to join our well established, physician owned general occupational medicine clinic with onsite PT/OT.
This position is located in beautiful coastal Maine, offering a high quality of lifestyle with four seasons, rich cultural activity, with easy access to the coast, mountains, skiing and many other enjoyable outdoor activities.
This position offers a four day work week, with no call or weekend work and most major holidays off.
This is a great opportunity for a candidate who is seeking a work/life balance and there is also potential for consideration for a partnership track for the right candidate.
The physiatrist will work with a multidisciplinary team to treat injured workers in our office. He/She will assist in the management of the therapy department (two DrPTs, and one OTR), and be a secondary physician supervisor for our midlevel provider.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Graduate of a US osteopathic or allopathic medical school.
Completion of a US physical and rehabilitation medicine residency
3+ years of clinical experience as a physiatrist
Ability to obtain and maintain a licensure with the Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine
Certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Current DEA Registration Certificate
Ability to pass background check and preplacement examination
Evaluate orthopedic and soft tissue injuries, concussions, and occupational neurological disorders; determine and provide appropriate pharmacological treatment, diagnostic testing and therapeutic interventions; utilize outside specialists as needed. Medical philosophy supports conservative care and return to work.
Work collaboratively and positively with the patient, employers, insurers and case managers to insure an optimal outcome for the injured worker.
Provide musculoskeletal /soft tissue injections
Provide evidence based causation assessments
Perform chart reviews
Perform independent medical examinations (preferred)
Provide work capacity recommendations
Cordial, professional communication skills with the patient, coworkers, employers, insurers and other care team members
Provide clinic back up for acute MS injuries as allowed by the schedule
Demonstrate and utilize knowledge of worker’s compensation and its impact on injured workers when managing cases.
Maintain a positive collegial relationship with outside primary care and specialty providers
Ability to complete documentation in a timely fashion
Provide clinical guidance to physical and occupational therapists and assist the department in maintaining best therapy practices
Assist in managing the therapy department, including hiring and termination of therapists
Ability to maintain work schedule, evaluating most initial visits within 1 hour and follow-ups within ½ hour.
Ability to arrive at work on time in a consistent fashion with few unplanned absences
Provide secondary supervision to midlevel provider
Provide clinical support as needed to the midlevel provider in a collegial and respectful manner
Assist in training new midlevel providers as needed
Prudently utilize opiates and follow State and National guidelines for proper prescreening, assessment and monitoring
Understand and adhere to confidentiality rules as it pertains to HIPPA and State of ME WC
Ability to utilize a Windows based computer program, navigate the internet and prepare documents as needed.
Contribute ideas for practice innovation
Engage in excellent customer service
Remain up to date with CME
Additional Salary Information: Health, 401K with employer match, Life Insurance, STD/LTD and Malpractice, generous allowance for CME.
About Bayside Employee Health Center
Bayside Employee Health Center is recognized for its high quality medical care and dedication to providing a comprehensive occupational service model for the area's workforce. Physician founded in 1999, we remain entirely physician owned and led. Our mission is fourfold - to provide excellent medical care to injured workers, to reduce unnecessary costs to employers and their employees through effective care practices, prevention and education, to provide excellent customer service, and to insure that compliance criteria are met for regulated services.
Our services meet the majority of a company's occupational health needs. These include injury care, fitness for duty evaluations, DOT examinations, OSHA mandated preventive examinations, preplacement examinations, functional testing, onsite and tailored stretching programs, drug screening, MRO services, ergonomic evaluations, second opinions, independent medical examinations, permanent impairment ratings, physical and occupational therapy, acupuncture, and physical & rehabilitation medicine specialist treatment for complex musculoskeletal cases. In house diagnostic services include radiology, EMG testing, BTE functional testing, pu...lmonary function testing, audiograms and phlebotomy.
We bring a partnership model to the management of injured workers. We are available and listen to the concerns of all involved parties. We are committed to offering conservative, individualized medical care for injured workers combined with a business minded approach that values excellent communication and support of early return to work. We believe that this is a key characteristic of our practice that positively impacts the medical outcomes of our patients.