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Pediatric Physiatrist - Phoenix, AZ

Last Updated:
October 05, 2018

Pediatric Physiatrist within the Division of Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Phoenix Children’s is seeking talented, energetic and collegial Pediatric Physiatrists to join the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R). The Division of PM&R, a key division within Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s, is comprised of an expert team of fellowship-trained pediatric PM&R physicians and nurse practitioners who provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary care, allowing children to achieve their optimal level of independence.

The ideal candidates will have a broad base of clinical knowledge and strong interest in program development, specifically growth of inpatient and outpatient programs as Phoenix Children’s continues to expand services and capability.

Why apply for this position?

  • Phoenix Children’s has the only dedicated inpatient acute pediatric rehabilitation program in Arizona and serves patients from as far as Nevada, New Mexico, and west Texas.12 bed unit with private rooms
    • Contiguous therapy gym and private treatment room spaces
    • Up-to-date rehab technology and experienced pediatric therapists
    • Onsite school program, psychology/neuropsychology, music and pet therapy
    • Strong interdisciplinary environment
  • Clinical work includes the inpatient rehabilitation unit, the inpatient PM&R consult service, outpatient physiatry clinic and other multidisciplinary clinics.
  • There are opportunities to expand clinical services in the area of injection therapy and EMG/NCV.
  • All providers in the Division of PM&R are employed by the Hospital organization under Phoenix Children’s Medical Group (PCMG) which has its own management structure. PCMG consists of 30 divisions that work collaboratively with each other and with Hospital administration under a Shared Governance model.
  • The Division of PM&R has the only fellowship-trained pediatric physiatrists in the state.
  • Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s includes the neuroscience divisions of PM&R, neurosurgery, neurology, psychology, psychiatry, and neuropsychology, providing opportunities for collaboration in patient care, education and research.
  • Phoenix Children’s actively encourages participation in and provides support for clinical research at all levels of the organization.
  • Phoenix Children’s main academic partner is the University of Arizona College of Medicine, where Phoenix Children’s physicians constitute the Department of Child Health. Phoenix Children’s has several other University affiliations including Mayo Clinic, Arizona State University, and Creighton University College of Medicine.
  • Opportunities for teaching and academic leadership, as Phoenix Children’s is a clinical site rotation for the only PM&R residency program in the area.
  • The organization supports and promotes physician leadership development.

About Phoenix Children’s

For the past 35 years, Phoenix Children’s has brought hope and healing to children throughout Arizona. Phoenix Children’s care comes from the hearts and hands of its skilled providers and staff.

As a pediatric integrated health system, Phoenix Children’s offers its special brand of care throughout the state of Arizona at two hospital locations, four specialty and urgent care centers and four outpatient rehabilitation therapy locations.

Phoenix Children’s main hospital campus, located in the heart of Phoenix, is a full-service, freestanding, tertiary medical center, offering 433 licensed beds, 72 of which are dedicated to intensive care and 33 of which are NICU. Additionally, our main campus features:

  • The state’s only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, treating about 2,650 patients annually.
  • A state-of-the-art motion analysis lab, which measures real 3D motion, force and muscular activity.
  • A full-range of specialty services, including orthopedics, neurosciences, cardiovascular, and oncology/hematology.

Phoenix Children’s is a staff of 4,510 strong, with more than 500 employed physician/advanced practice providers. Last year alone, Phoenix Children’s hired 847 new employees, including 63 physicians, and was named the 27th largest employer in Arizona. Additionally, Phoenix Children’s is a teaching hospital, leading the way for the next generation of pediatric providers through residency programs and fellowships, and is actively involved in clinical research, dedicating $10 million annually to support research activities.

Phoenix Children’s is Arizona’s only children’s hospital recognized by US News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals, ranking in all 10 specialties in 2018-19. Phoenix Children’s also consistently ranks on the Becker’s Hospital Review list of the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare and was named the 2018 Exceptional Innovator and Business of the Year by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.

Living in Phoenix

  • The Valley of the Sun boasts 300 sunny days a year, plus award-winning restaurants, great shopping venues, professional sports franchises, tournament-level golf courses and acclaimed urban mountain parks.
  • The Phoenix housing market is ideal for new buyers, and great vacation destinations such as Sedona, San Diego and Las Vegas are just hours away.

Candidates interested in applying for this position should send their CV to:

Nathan Milnor,, 602-933-0317

Phoenix Children’s is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates should be Board-certified or Board-eligible in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine.