Shriners Hospital for Children, Chicago is growing and in need of a BC/BE physiatrist with a specialty in pediatrics to add to our team.PMR Fellowship or Dual boarded (PMR and Pediatrics) candidates encouraged to apply.
Sue Mukherjee, our Pediatric physiatrist is former PRM fellowship director from RIC/Shirley Ryan Ability lab. She takes over a long standing and world renowned spinal cord injury rehab and research program from Larry Vogel.
The program offers all levels of care including inpatient, day rehab (intensive outpatient) and outpatient rehab. PT, OT and Speech, in addition to psychology, child life and recreation therapy are active in treatment plans, and there is a pool onsite as well as the latest in rehab technology equipment. These include the Re-walk, Reo-Ambulator and Alter-G, body weight support harness, and E-stim Bikes
There is a strong focus on SCI rehab, as well as interdisciplinary care for other acute neurologic and trauma conditions, and post orthopedic surgery rehab for children with neurologic conditions such as CP, spina bifida and arthrogryposis.
Outpatient rehab clinics with multidisciplinary care are available for neuromuscular conditions, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, arthrogryposis, brachial plexus injury and SCI. There are opportunities for procedures with operating room and sedation room on site with support staff. Gait lab (movement analysis center) research and clinic activity is encouraged.
We have a desire to build a consulting service at partner children hospitals to further develop inpatient rehab referrals.
We offer health benefits from day one of employment therefore eliminating the need for COBRA. We offer health, dental, vision, ST and LT disability and other voluntary benefits as well as three retirement plans.
Please forward your cv for immediate consideration to Colleen Thomas firstname.lastname@example.org; 813-518-7689 New Grads are welcomed to apply!
Additional Salary Information: We offer health benefits from day one of employment therefore eliminating the need for COBRA. We offer health, dental, vision, ST and LT disability and other voluntary benefits as well as three retirement plans. CME allowance and additional time off for CME
Internal Number: 08082019CHI
About Shriners Hospitals for Children
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a health care system with 22 locations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Our staff is dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, conducting innovative research, and offering outstanding teaching programs for medical professionals. Children up to age 18 with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Within these broad service lines, many types of care are provided. For example, some locations offer reconstructive plastic surgery, treatment for craniofacial abnormalities or care for sports injuries. Generally, care is provided until age 18, although, in some cases, it may be extended to age 21. All services are provided in a compassionate, family-centered environment.
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