University of Rochester Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Seeking full time Rehabilitation Psychologist
The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Rochester Medical Center located in Rochester, NY is actively recruiting for a rehabilitation psychologist. We continue to track on a rapid faculty and programmatic growth curve supported by an approved newly renovated 11 private bed acute inpatient subspecialty brain injury rehabilitation unit opening in 2022 in addition to our current 20 bed CARF accredited acute inpatient rehabilitation unit. The emphasis is on psychological intervention for individuals adapting to illness, injury, and/or disability. It is anticipated this role will be 60% outpatient, 40% inpatient. Essential duties include program development and functioning as the “face” of a new outpatient clinic that will provide psychotherapy services to rehab patients and their families. This role carries ample opportunity to pursue academic scholarly activity and interests. This consists of supporting the education mission consisting of teaching and mentoring fellows, residents and medical students as well as the support to pursue research interests, interfacing collaboratively with the Dept. of PM&R UR Neurorestoration Institute as well as with the Dept. of Neurology/Neurosurgery Del Monte Neuroscience Institute. This position comes with a faculty appointment at the University of Rochester School of Medicine.
Ideal candidates would have completes a doctorate in psychology and pre or post doctorate training in the health care setting, preferably on a rehabilitation unit
We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package, including a relocation stipend, malpractice, CME allowance, NYS licensure, DEA fees, and more. Additionally, the Rochester/Western NY area offers a low cost of living, nationally recognized schools and colleges and a multitude of cultural, recreational, shopping, professional/collegiate sports venues and activities for the outdoor enthusiast including the Adirondack mountains and finger lakes wine region.
Please apply with CV, references and with any questions to:
Rajeev K. Patel, MD
Chair, Department of PM&R
Administrative contact: 585-275-3274
About University of Rochester PM&R Program - Rochester, NY
The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups of underrepresented in higher education.
Interested candidates must apply on-line at http://www.rochester.edu/working/hr/ and email a current CV and letter of interest to Rajeev K. Patel, M.D., Chair, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like further information, please call 585.275.3274.