Pediatric Physiatrist in Chicago at Shriners Hospitals for Children

Date Posted: 10/5/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    2211 North Oak Park Avenue
    Chicago
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/5/2019

Job Description

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 McCamis, cothomas@shrinenet.org ; 813-518-7689 New Grads are welcomed to apply!

 

Job Requirements

BC or BE fellowship trained Pediatric Physiatrist (PM&R)

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