Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Inpatient Consult - Newport & Providence, RI – Academic Appointment to Brown University

Lifespan Physician Group

  • Providence, RI
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago
Lifespan Physician Group (LPG), is the largest multi-specialty group of physicians in Rhode Island and teaching partner of Brown University. Our physiatry department has an opening for a board certified or eligible PM&R physician to join our inpatient consult service covering Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital.

The details:
  • Employed opportunity, very competitive compensation + incentive bonus
  • Evaluation or follow up of up to 10 patients per day in the acute hospitals to assess for appropriateness of acute rehabilitation and serve as PM&R ambassador for referring providers in the community and acute hospital
  • Expectation to engage in academic research and community engagement
  • Expectation of cross coverage of an acute rehabilitation unit (currently 26 bed) in Newport, RI
  • UDS Interface
  • EMR – Epic
  • Team based approach with hospitalists/nocturnists, advanced practice providers, RN liaisons, floor RNs, social workers, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, case managers and nutritionists
  • Potential for academic appointment opportunity at Brown University, Warren Alpert Medical school with expected teaching responsibilities for residents and medical students rotating through the unit, as well as scholarly activity and community engagement
  • Call will be determined based on staffing, no night call
The benefits:
  • Malpractice Insurance covered with tail
  • CME/licensing/privileges/DEA allowance $3,500 per year
  • Research opportunities if desired
  • Excellent research opportunities with potential academic appointment
About us:
  • Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospitals are located in Providence, RI
  • Rhode Island Hospital is a 719 bed, level 1 trauma center
  • Rhode Island Hospital
  • The Miriam Hospital has 247 beds, is the principal teaching hospital of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and has been named in the top 100 teaching hospitals in the nation
The Department of PM&R includes multiple outpatient clinics, with focus in Concussion, Spasticity, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Wheelchair management, Oncology, Wound Care, Comprehensive Spine, and Interventional Pain Management.

Our multidisciplinary team includes 7 physiatrists, 3 anesthesiologists, 6 mid-level providers and a group of highly supportive administrators.

Rhode Island is best known for sandy shores and seaside Colonial towns. With over 400 miles of coastline and more than 100 fresh and saltwater beaches, we are viewed as the sailing capitol of the world. Although the smallest state (37 miles wide and 48 miles long) we are mighty; home to 37 golf courses, 12 colleges, an international airport and offer foodies everything from the finest dining, fantastic food trucks and microbreweries. Easy access to Boston (1 hour) and New York City (3 hours) and a lower cost of living make for a wonderful place to live, work and play.