Pediatric Physiatrist (PM&R) Physcian in Galveston, TX at Shriners Hospitals for Children

Date Posted: 1/8/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    815 Market Street
    Galveston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/8/2020

Job Description

Shriners Hospitals for Children-Houston is relocating to the Shriners facility in Galveston, TX and currently has a need in the Galveston hospital for a full time Pediatric Physiatrist (PM&R) physician.  The position entails the rehabilitative management of large burn injuries, post-operative orthopaedic Single Event Multiple Level (SEMLs) procedures for ambulatory cerebral palsy children, GMFCS level 5 cerebral palsy patients, prosthetics for traumatic and congenital limb deficiencies, traumatic brain injuries, poly-trauma, paralytic limb conditions, and post-operative selective dorsal rhizotomies.  Participation in multi-disciplinary clinics for arthrogypotic conditions, prosthetics, and spina bifida are included in the responsibilities.   Inpatient and outpatient patient care management is expected.  In-hospital orthotic and prosthetic services are available as well pediatric PT, OT, speech, and respiratory therapy services.  A comprehensive motion analysis laboratory is planned for the future.

Job Requirements

Requirements:  Completion of an ACGME accredited fellowship in Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation along with American MD or DO Board Certification or Eligibility following a US based Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency program.  PALS certification is mandatory.

For immediate consideration, please forward your CV to Colleen Thomas; cothomas@shrinenet.org  or call 813-518-7689

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