Sports Medicine Physiatrist (M67276)

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 22, 2023

Mission or Goal of Unit: Provide rehabilitation leadership to the Commonwealth of Virginia with the goal of improving the quality of life for individuals with disabilities by maximizing independence in living skills and employment activities through innovative education, evidence-based research and outcome-focused patient care.

Chief Purpose of this position: The chief purpose of this position is to advance the patient care, research, and teaching missions of PM&R through direct patient care in the clinic setting, the conduct of clinical research, and training of residents, medical students, and other trainees.

Position Responsibilities:

Primary clinical responsibilities include outpatient rehabilitation in Sports Medicine and General PM&R with a weekly EMG clinic. Weekend coverage responsibilities in inpatient rehabilitation (includes work with stroke, amputations, traumatic brain injury and general impairment) or acute hospital consults.

Be responsible for the proper management and quality of service in the provision of care at the facilities

As appropriate serve as an ex-officio member of committees in the facility, giving guidance and assistance when needed

Be responsible for the enforcement of the Hospital Medical Staff Bylaws and rules, and regulations; Follow faculty medical staff bylaws

Cooperate with the facility Administrator in the purchase of supplies and equipment and to formulate special regulations and policies applicable to the care of patients. Provide in-services as required

Report directly to the Vice Chair for Clinical Practice and meet the needs of the Department as defined by the Vice Chair and Department Chairman

Ensure that medical records are reviewed to determine appropriate patient care and regulations for all governing agencies, as needed and as appropriate

Be available to contact the referring physician regarding matters of concern related to the care of patients

Meet with facility physicians, management staff, and departmental chairmen to facilitate daily interdepartmental working relationships as requested by the department chair

Assist the billing professionals in the preparation of appropriate charges for the medical services rendered and in the review of non-reimbursed billings; Meet VCUHS documentation and coding guidelines. Attend required training;

Assist in the establishment of referral sources for the department

Assist in the supervision of residents, fellows, and other learners in the environment
Participate in the orientation of each group of house staff and students to the Rehabilitation program
Assist in establishing the core curriculum including a list of reading material for house staff and students
Assist in the evaluation of the house staff and students assigned to the facilities after each rotation

Participate in university and department committees as requested
Contribute to the field of Physiatry overall through professional organizations

Though not a primary function of this job, participate as needed in research activities as well as supporting ongoing and new projects as appropriate in the context of clinical care.

Other (for instance administrative duties, etc.):
Represent the department in official meetings as requested
Attend scheduled Grand Rounds and staff conferences and lectures upon occasion as requested
Maintain practice credentials and completion of education as required by hospital, university, and state practice organization

Required Qualifications:

MD or DO degree or equivalent and board certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU
Effective oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Board eligible or board certified in Sports Medicine
Teaching experience at the resident and medical student level

Position Type: Clinical
Full time equivalent: 1.0
Tenure: Ineligible
Rank: Open
Months: 12
Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Salary: Commensurate

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Rebecca Green
Contact Email:

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