Medical Director, Inpatient Rehab, AdventHealth Waterman
Location: Tavares, Florida
Type: Full Time
Required Education: MD/DO
Hospital, Public and Private
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: WTRM-44
AdventHealth Medical Group is searching for a board-certified (or board eligible) Physiatrist to lead our program in a brand new inpatient unit located at AdventHealth Waterman in Tavares, Florida – approximately 40 minutes from downtown Orlando. This physician will be responsible for the multi-disciplinary care in our state-of-the-art facility along with APP support. Future growth will increase the total number of licensed inpatient rehab beds to 22. Responsibilities will include inpatient clinical care, program development, quality metrics and improvement, and marketing, along with dedicated administrative time. Ideal candidate will also have comfort level with general internal medicine needs of patients. This opportunity is open to new residents with the proper training and interest in an inpatient setting, and it will provide an opportunity for further professional development and growth through strong mentorship.
The Medical Director will work with an experienced support team of therapists, skilled nurses and dietitians providing care to neurologic, cardiac, orthopedic and general rehab patients. A full complement of medical and surgical specialists will also provide care for our patients on this unit. The new physician would also be responsible for acute care consults during the day in addition to working with care management, specialists, hospitalists and other acute care teams.
Ability to achieve an active, unrestricted FL medical license
Board certification (or eligibility) in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Experience in a leadership role and in developing new, multi-disciplinary teams is preferred
This is an employed opportunity through AdventHealth Medical Group. This opportunity includes the benefits of call coverage and competitive compensation. Other benefits include occurrence-based malpractice coverage, paid leave days, CME days and allowance, 403b retirement plan, health insurance for physician and family, and relocation allowance. This practice is part of AdventHealth Medical Group. The Medical Group is a sister organization of AdventHealth which employs 800+ physicians in 60+ specialties. This aligned model and practice management experience provides the opportunity for the physicians to focus on the clinical aspects of medicine.
AdventHealth Waterman (formerly Florida Hospital Waterman) is a 300-bed, full-service community hospital located in the heart of Lake County. Founded in 1938 by Frank Waterman, president of the Waterman Fountain Pen Company, the hospital has grown from an 18-bed facility to a leading provider of acute and home health services in Central Florida. The hospital joined the Adventist Health System in 1992 and moved to its current location in 2003. With more than 1,900 employees and over 300 physicians and advanced practice providers on its medical staff, the hospital treats more than 14,000 inpatients a year and treats over 69,000 patients in its Emergency Department annually.
AdventHealth Waterman is located at 1000 Waterman Way in Tavares, Florida, approximately 35 miles northwest of Orlando. Tavares is located within beautiful Lake County, where residents and visitors enjoy the serenity of living among 1,400 lakes for fishing and water sports, all within 90 minutes of the Orlando International Airport, East Coast beaches, Gulf Coast beaches, and the Orlando area attractions.
The word "Advent" stays true to our Adventist heritage and signals the arrival of something of great significance. Our new name is intended to herald the dawn of a whole-person health care philosophy that encompasses body, mind and spirit. When consumers see the name "AdventHealth," we want them to understand: "this is a place for wellness for all stages of life and health." It's a name that reflects our deeply rooted mission and bold vision.
Established in 1973, AdventHealth (formerly Adventist Health System) includes nearly 50 hospitals and more than 80,000 team members in almost a dozen states. Our system also includes numerous urgent care centers, physician practices and extensive outpatient services. encompassing 8,300 licensed beds, 70,000 employees, 8,500 physicians and 4.5+ million patients served annually.
In Florida, AdventHealth (formerly Florida Hospital) is a not-for-profit organization that has served Central Florida communities since 1908 with a Mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, and a Vision to be a global pacesetter delivering preeminent faith-based health care. It is the oldest and largest health care system in Central Florida.
AdventHealth... has over 3,000 licensed beds on nine campuses in the greater Orlando area. With more than 21,000 staff members, AdventHealth cares for more than 130,000 inpatients, 615,000 outpatients and over 609,000 ER patients each year.
AdventHealth is a leader in technology, procedures and patient care treating more heart, neurology, gynecology and vascular surgery patients than any other nationally recognized hospital. Ranked the #1 hospital in Orlando by U.S. News & World Report, our proudest achievements are made possible by our caregivers. It's this higher level of care that has not only ranked us number one in the state; AdventHealth is also recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's Best Hospitals in nine specialties.