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Burke Rehabilitation Hospital – Director of Comprehensive Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

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Director of Comprehensive Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation:
Opportunity in Academic Rehabilitation Hospital

 

About Burke Rehabilitation Hospital & Montefiore Health System                                        

The Winifred Masterson Burke Rehabilitation Hospital (Burke) founded in 1915 is located at White Plains, NY just north of New York City. Currently, Burke is 150-bed hospital with 8 outpatient sites accredited by the Joint Commission and the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) with ACGME accredited PM&R residency. (www.burke.org.) Burke is a member of The Montefiore Health System is a premier integrated academic health system and the University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, serving 3.1 million people living in the New York City region and the Hudson Valley. Montefiore is comprising of 13 hospitals with 3,200 beds and an academic and educational center with 800 medical students and 1,300 residents. (www.montefiorehealthsystem.org).

Mission Statement

To provide the highest quality medical care and rehabilitation services to ensure that each patient achieves the maximum functional recovery from illness, injury, and disability.

Vision Statement

To lead the field as the most effective and compassionate provider of medical rehabilitation by practicing innovative treatment, pioneering clinical research and inspiring education.

Position Summary

  • Physiatrist specializing in Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) directing the entire Inpatient (30 bed designated unit for SCI)/Outpatient SCI service at Burke.
  • Leading the strategic planning and execution of expansion of the SCI patient care, education of trainees, and research activities and reporting to Chief Medical Officer at Burke.
  • Academic appointment will be from Dept of Rehabilitation Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Health System.
  • S/he will work in collaboration with our neuropsychologist, social worker, and therapists to address the complex physical, cognitive, and psychological needs of this patient population for integration to the community.
  • S/he will work with residents and/or medical students (via Introduction to Clinical Medicine MS1, part of geriatrics rotation, or electives).
  • Working with adaptive sports service at Burke and medically supervising handcycling and other adaptive sports activities at Burke.

Plan for the Personal Growth and Career Advancement

The culture of Burke/Montefiore leadership for faculty development is “taking one faculty at a time”. The plan for personal and career advancement will be regularly discussed in an open and candid manner to align the personal and organizational mission and vision. This plan will be discussed further detail during in-person interview.

Ideal Experience for the Candidate

  • Clinical proficiency & experience in the PM&R care of patients with spinal cord injuries, specifically in the areas of
    • SCI management (traumatic and nontraumatic)
    • Spasticity management
    • Pain management in neurotrauma cases
    • Neurorehabilitation and Neurotrauma consultation
  • Board certification in PM&R and subspecialty certification in SCI
  • Capabilities of collaborating, team building, and being enthusiastic to new service development.
  • Outstanding communication skills with transparency who can connect with other disciplines (neurosurgery, trauma team, stroke neurologist, etc)
  • Great interest in education and clinical research

For more information, please contact:

Nicole Potenzo
Executive Assistant
785 Mammaroneck Av
White Plains, NY
Tel (914) 597-2514
Email: [email protected]

 

 

 

september, 2019

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