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Physical Therapist-Motion Analysis Center
February 13, 2024
Help create a brighter, stronger future for the children we serve at Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California. Recognized by US News and World Report as a top pediatric hospital in the country, we are a family-centered, academic, pediatric medical center located in Sacramento, and the region’s foremost provider of specialized treatment for pediatric orthopaedics, spinal cord injuries, burns and other pediatric subspecialties.
Shriners Hospitals for Children-Northern California is currently seeking a full-time Physical Therapist to work in our Motion Analysis Center (MAC).
The focus of this position will be to perform state-of-the-art physical therapy evaluation, coupled with 3D Motion Capture, in the evaluation and assessment of pediatric patients with complex movement difficulties. This core member of the Motion Analysis Center team will provide clinical support by performing physical examinations, data collection and integration & interpretation of kinematic, kinetic, electromyographic, foot pressure, and clinical data into a comprehensive report for treatment decision making. Duties will also include participation in gait and biomechanics research and providing education to the community and medical staff.
In this position, you'll have the opportunity to collaborate with the interdisciplinary clinical team in the development of evidence-based treatment planning for our patients. Through our dynamic team approach, you'll work with medical staff and the multidisciplinary team to design and implement individualized plans of care to meet the needs of the pediatric patients and their family.
- Current CA Physical Therapist licensure (or eligibility) by the California Board of Medical Examiners
- CPR/BLS certification
- 1+ years of PT experience
- Pediatric experience
- PCS, OCS or NCS
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in pediatric instrumented gait analysis as well as familiarity with Vicon motion capture systems or an M.S. in a related field. Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in biomechanics of human movement, an aptitude for research, and a high comfort level with technology. Candidates should be detail-oriented with strong computer skills.
SCNC offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including continuing education and professional development opportunities. Other considerations include free parking, team-approached interdisciplinary care, a friendly environment, and the satisfaction that our patients are receiving the best care available.
Less than 100 miles from 16 ski resorts and a short drive from San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, and the wine country, our Sacramento, CA location offers a reasonable cost of living, a beautiful California climate, and a rich array of amenities, including a variety of museums and galleries, award-winning restaurants, premier golf courses, white water rafting and so much more.
The pay range for this position is $51.85-$73.20/hour. Compensation is determined based on relevant experience and department equity.
To learn more about the Hospital or to apply online, visithttps://careers-shriners.icims.com/jobs/4496/physical-therapist---motion-analysis-center/job or our careers site at www.shrinerschildrens.org.
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Division Chief - Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
February 1, 2024
Children’s Nebraska, with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, is currently recruiting a Division Chief of Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. This individual will be responsible for implementing the clinical, educational, research, and advocacy goals of the institution. We are seeking individuals who are fellowship-trained in Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation to provide clinical expertise for this growing department. The candidate will have clinical and academic experience within a complex, pediatric tertiary care medical center. Successful candidates will hold a faculty appointment at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Candidates will have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. We seek individuals with strong emotional and social intelligence and a demonstrated ability to connect with others in a meaningful way at all levels of the organization and university.
Research interests are strongly desired and supported. Children’s growth and transformation create opportunities for innovation, education, and research. The Child Health Research Institute, a partnership with Children’s Nebraska and UNMC, assists investigators with start-up funding and infrastructure for clinical, basic science, or translational research. Research interests are strongly desired and supported. Children’s growth and transformation create opportunities for innovation, education, and research. This is a unique opportunity with unlimited potential to advance a strong clinical and academic career in Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
About Children’s Nebraska:
- 225-bed, nonprofit organization
- Level II Pediatric Trauma Center
- Level IV NICU
- Provide expertise in more than 50 specialties across a five-state region and beyond
- Recently expanded surgical space, NICU, radiology and Emergency Department
- Named one of the best employers in the state by Forbes magazine
With a population of nearly one million, Omaha offers all the amenities of a big city with the warmth of the Midwest. The area is rich in arts and cultural activities and is home to a world-class zoo that appeals to children and adults alike. Greater Omaha has an outstanding educational system of public and private schools and is home to numerous universities and colleges. In addition to the many collegiate sports, Omaha hosts Olympic-level events and the College World Series. All of this, combined with a diverse economy with multiple Fortune 500 companies, makes for an extraordinary quality of life.
We are committed to increasing diversity in our organizations to reflect the population that we serve and encourage applications from all candidates who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Nominations, expressions of interest, and applications (including cover letter and CV/resume) should be submitted to: Jacki Nun, Administrator, Physician & Faculty Recruitment at email@example.com. All replies will be treated with confidentiality.
Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
January 10, 2024
JOIN US IN BEAUTIFUL EAST TENNESSEE!
East Tennessee Children’s Hospital is seeking an additional Pediatric Physiatry Physician to join our team as we continue to expand our physiatry and rehabilitation services.
East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, a comprehensive medical center with more than 100 pediatric sub-specialists, serves patients throughout the East Tennessee region. This is an opportunity to join a well-established physiatry practice, offering diagnostic and treatment options for a variety of symptoms related to cerebral palsy, spina bifida, traumatic brain/spinal injuries, congenital abnormalities, prematurity, and developmental delays.
The ideal candidate will be board-certified or board-eligible and fellowship-trained in Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. This position offers an opportunity to oversee a growing multi-disciplinary rehabilitation program that includes both inpatient consults and outpatient services.
At East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, care is at the CORE of who we are. We are comprised of team members who live out our core values of Compassion, Ownership, Respect, and Excellence.
We support each other by fostering a culture of team engagement that creates moments that matter—every interaction, every time. East Tennessee offers a blend of small-town southern charm and big-city opportunity. We are known for our hospitality, affordability, and convenience. Nestled in the foothills of the
Great Smoky Mountains, Knoxville sits on the banks of the Tennessee River and offers outdoor enthusiasts a wealth of possibilities. There are over 50 miles of multi-use trails in the Knoxville Urban Wilderness and an expanding array of local breweries and restaurants, many of which can be reached by Knoxville’s growing greenways. Knoxville is experiencing steady growth, but still maintains a small-town feel where no one meets a stranger! This area offers great educational opportunities and is a wonderful place to raise a family and continue your medical career.
Please contact Linda Cox-Collier via email or call (865) 541-8532 to learn more about this unique opportunity.
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Physician–Phoenix Children’s
January 5, 2024
Phoenix Children’s is seeking a talented, energetic, compassionate and collegial Pediatric Physiatrist/Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine physician 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 comprises an expert team of three fellowship-trained pediatric PM&R physicians and two 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. Clinical work includes the inpatient rehabilitation unit, the inpatient PM&R consult service, outpatient physiatry clinic and other multidisciplinary clinics. The Division is actively involved in injection therapy management for spasticity and dystonia in a variety of settings as well as multidisciplinary surgical management including SDR/ITB/DBS. Opportunities available for clinical expansion in EMG/NCV. Educational/teaching involvement with the Honor Health PM&R residency program in Phoenix as well as pediatric, neurology, and palliative care training programs. Highlights of PM&R Division:
- The only dedicated acute pediatric and adolescent inpatient rehabilitation program and the only fellowship trained pediatric PM&R staff in the state of Arizona and in the contiguous regions
- 12-bed CARF-accredited inpatient unit with private rooms, ventilator capability, and contiguous therapy gym and private therapy treatment room spaces
- Up to date rehab technology and experienced inpatient and outpatient pediatric therapists
- Onsite school program, psychology, neuropsychology, pet and music therapy support services
- Gait lab
- Strong interdisciplinary environment
- Opportunities for pediatric and PM&R resident education, medical student and fellow rotations
- Ability to seek faculty status at University of Arizona, Arizona State, Mayo Clinic, and Creighton
- Clinical research opportunities and institutional research support
- Part of Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s and a member of the Phoenix Children’s Medical Group
- Administrative opportunities for the neuroscience institute, hospital level, and University of Arizona College of Medicine committee membership as well as opportunities for leadership within the Division, the PM&R residency program, and the Phoenix Children’s Medical Staff
Phoenix Children’s is Arizona’s only children’s hospital recognized by US News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals, ranking in eight specialties in 2023-24. Phoenix Children’s also consistently ranks on the Becker’s Hospital Review list of the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare.
The Phoenix Valley Region is the fifth largest metropolitan area in the US. Over the last several years, Phoenix and its surrounding communities have experienced significant population growth while still maintaining a favorable cost of living compared to the other largest metro areas. Year-round sunshine, abundant scenic desert landscape, and access to every possible cultural and recreational and spectator sports activities are other advantages of living in the Phoenix Valley area.
This position offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, including employer retirement contribution, generous vacation/meeting time, CME funds, health and dental benefits, disability, and life insurance.
- BC/BE in PM&R
- Arizona state license
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a CV with cover firstname.lastname@example.orgDavid Blaha Physician Talent Acquisition Partner Phoenix Children’s (440) 223-5256
Division Chief Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine at Phoenix Children’s
December 5, 2023
Phoenix Children’s is seeking a talented, energetic, innovative and collegial Pediatric Physiatrist/Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine physician to lead the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) within Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s.The Pediatric Division Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) is a leadership position responsible for overseeing and guiding the clinical, educational, and research activities within the division. This role entails providing comprehensive and specialized medical care to pediatric patients with neuromuscular conditions, congenital conditions and trauma/injuries, while leading a team of healthcare professionals and collaborating with other departments to ensure the highest quality of care.
- Provide expert clinical care to pediatric patients with physical disabilities, neuromuscular disorders, congenital conditions, and injuries.
- Develop and implement treatment plans tailored to each patient's needs, involving a combination of medical interventions, therapies, and rehabilitation techniques.
- Collaborate with other healthcare specialists, such as pediatricians, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, and therapists, to ensure a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.
Administrative and Leadership:
- Lead the Pediatric PM&R division, including overseeing daily operations, resource allocation, growth, and quality improvement initiatives.
- Recruit, hire, and mentor a team of healthcare professionals, including physicians, therapists, nurses, and support staff.
- Develop and manage the division's budget, ensuring efficient utilization of resources and adherence to financial goals.
Education and Training:
- Provide educational leadership by developing and implementing training programs for medical students, residents, and fellows in the field of Pediatric PM&R.
- Foster a culture of continuous learning and professional development within the division.
Research and Innovation:
- Engage in clinical research and contribute to advancing the field of Pediatric PM&R through publications, presentations, and participation in relevant conferences.
- Collaborate with research teams to identify opportunities for improving treatment outcomes, patient experiences, and innovative therapies.
Collaboration and Networking:
- Collaborate with other departments, healthcare institutions, and community organizations to enhance patient care, referral pathways, and community outreach.
- Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders to foster partnerships and support the division's goals.
Quality Improvement and Patient Safety:
- Establish and monitor quality metrics to ensure the delivery of safe, effective, and patient-centered care.
- Implement evidence-based practices and protocols to enhance patient outcomes and safety.
- Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree with board certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, preferably with sub-specialization in Pediatric PM&R.
- Eligibility for medical licensure in the jurisdiction of practice.
- Proven clinical expertise in Pediatric PM&R, with a strong record of patient care and outcomes.
- Demonstrated leadership experience, ideally in a clinical or academic setting.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, and collaboration skills.
- Strong commitment to education, research, and the advancement of the field.
The Frances H. McClelland Rehabilitation Program at Phoenix Children's is the only pediatric and adolescent acute inpatient rehabilitation program in Arizona. It’s the largest and most comprehensive program of its kind in the region. The inpatient rehabilitation program at Phoenix Children’s has a high percentage of patients with brain-related diagnoses. Although we treat a wide range of patients with other conditions, children with neurological injuries represent the largest group of patients we serve. This is because our teams have extensive pediatric-focused experience in neurology, complex rehabilitation and related specialties. Our exceptional expertise includes specialty care through Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) at Phoenix Children’s and our status as a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center.email@example.com Daniel J. Ostlie, MD Surgeon-in-Chief and Chair of Surgery Phoenix Children’s Hospital p (602) 933-7003 firstname.lastname@example.orgThe physicians in the Division of PM&R are employed under Phoenix Children’s Medical Group and work collaboratively with others in neuroscience under the auspices of the BNI for children at Phoenix Children’s. This position would share coverage of the inpatient rehabilitation unit, the inpatient PM&R consult service, and both outpatient physiatry as well as multi-disciplinary clinics. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in program development, a broad base of clinical knowledge, and a particular interest in botulinum toxin/ phenol injections. There are opportunities to participate in clinical research. To support the Division, Phoenix Children’s has the full complement of pediatric specialists, therapists, psychologists and neuropsychologists. Phoenix Children’s is cited by US News and World Report as a top children’s hospital in eight specialty areas. Our main academic partner is the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix where our doctors constitute the Department of Child Health. We also have academic affiliations with Arizona State University, the Mayo Clinic and Creighton University College of Medicine. We have a large pediatric residency program, a neurology residency, and we participate in a joint Med-Peds residency. To request more information or express your interest in this opportunity, please contact: David Blaha Physician Talent Acquisition Partner Phoenix Children’s Hospital p (602) 933-1101 | c (319) 290-2906