Physical Medicine & Rehab Physician

  • 01 Physical Medicine Rehab Department
  • Full-time - All Shifts - 8 hours
  • Physician
  • FTE: 1
  • Req #: 21893
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St. Luke’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Associates - Duluth, MN

St. Luke’s is a regional health care system serving approximately 500,000 residents of northeastern Minnesota, northwestern Wisconsin and the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It includes a multi-specialty hospital in Duluth, a critical access hospital in Two Harbors, and over 40 primary care and specialty clinics throughout the region.

St. Luke's is seeking a BC/BE physiatrist to serve as the medical director of the hospital inpatient rehabilitation unit. St. Luke’s Inpatient Rehabilitation unit provides highly specialized, intensive therapy through a multi-disciplinary team of board-certified clinicians including Physical Medicine & Rehab doctors and nurses. This is an excellent opportunity to join a call group with 2 other experienced physiatrists in an already established and thriving practice with an option to work in the clinic as well.

Position Highlights:

  • In and outpatient practice options where clinic is connected directly to the hospital
  • St. Luke’s Inpatient Rehabilitation is a 19 bed, DNV GL Healthcare certified unit.
  • The rehabilitation program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
  • Shared call
  • Full EMR; including software-based dictation capability
  • Full service physical, occupational and speech therapy available

As part of St. Luke’s team, you’ll enjoy:

  • An established, growing built-in referral system
  • Cross-specialty collaboration; hospital system comprised of all major sub-specialties including neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics and interventional pain management
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Generous relocation stipend
  • 4 weeks vacation and 2 additional weeks for CME, plus CME stipend.
    • Physicians provide comprehensive care for the appropriate patient population including diagnosing and treating a wide variety of illnesses that can occur in any of the body systems. Physicians use a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic techniques to treat patients through medication and hospitalization. Responsible for meeting, assessing and diagnosing patients and providing them with healthcare services that embody the St. Luke’s mission, The Patient Above All Else. Prescribes patients with appropriate procedures, medication, health regimens and lifestyle adjustments that will contribute to their recovery from diagnosed health issues, prevent future health issues and promote a healthier life.
    • Education: MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school.
    • Experience: Completion of accredited residency program and fellowship program.
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current or pending license in Minnesota and/or WI to practice as Physician. Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Department of Public Safety (DPS) registration for prescription writing in Minnesota and/or Wisconsin. Board eligible or Board certified in the appropriate specialty
    • Education: N/A
    • Experience: N/A
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
    • Knowledge of current principles and techniques of physician practice. Ability to function as a team leader, primary provider and role model; to accept individual responsibility and accountability for decisions and outcome; to communicate effectively with patients, families, personnel and other Physicians and establish professional working relationships with the same. To recognize the legal limits of physician practice; to maintain professional competency through continuing education and independent study. Ability to support St. Luke’s goals and objectives.
    • READING - Advanced: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.
    • WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
    • SPEAKING – Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
    • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Advanced: Ability to comprehend and apply advanced mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plan and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, rations and proportions to practical situations.
    • REASONING ABILITY – Advanced Skills: Ability to define and solve problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
      • Stand – Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Walk – Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Sit – Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5-8 hours)
      • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Reach with hands and arms – Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Bending-repetitive forward - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)

      • Up to 10 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Up to 25 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)

      • Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
      • Regularly exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases; contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances; exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness); subject to varying and unpredictable situations; handles emergency or crisis situations; may perform emergency care; occasionally subjected to irregular hours; pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.

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