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.
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. Experience in pediatrics without pediatric fellowship can be substituted with appropriate experience.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Health, Dental and Vision benefits active from day one of employment. Short and long term disability, three retirement plans, PTO, CME allowance and time off for CME, other voluntary benefits
Internal Number: GALVPMR2020
About Shriners Hospitals for Children, Galveston
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.