Based on census, patient population, and patient acuity a new physiatrist may be asked to help out in the Inpatient Rehabilitation unit with patients and consults.
Common patients seen by current Physiatrist:TBI, Stroke, Paraplegic, Quadriplegia,Spasticity, Migraine/other headaches, Amputees, Joint injections(shoulders, hips, knees,ankles), Cervical Dystonia,Dystonia,Botox(headaches,spasticity, scars, cervicaldystonia),B aclofenIntrathecal Pump Evaluation and Refills
MDA clinic currently running 1 day per month, every 3 months
Current EMG lab runs 3 days a week but there is opportunity for more volume
Currently can schedule 24 cases per week and consistently have good show-up rates
Main EMG physician is retiring in June 2019 elects 18 EMGs per week
Greater than 98% of the EMG volume is currently outpatient business
Dedicated, experienced neuro techs prepare the patient for the exam, as well as complete all pre and post paperwork and are always available if technical issues arise during the study
Providers typically do their own nerve conduction procedures ( one certified tech the can perform NVC if requested)
Current popular EMG procedures by diagnosis: Radiculopathy, Ulnar Nerve Compression, Carpal Tunnel, Peripheral Neuropathy, Myopathy
Inpatient Rehab Information:
20 bed acute rehab unit with onsite therapy, gym, PT, OT, speech, therapy garden, home training, and recreational outings
Dedicated full time inpatient Physiatrist on the unit
Patient load is 5-7 per physician with an average daily census of 12
Monday – Friday average 2-3 discharges and 2-3 admissions per day
Acute care consults range from 3-6 per day
Rehab Staffing includes
Dedicated IM Hospitalist covering medical needs of patients Monday – Friday
On weekends physiatrist covers medical needs of patients however there is a hospitalist on call for additional support
Med/Surg trained acute care nursing staff and critical care nurse on call to the unit 24/7 who is in house and leads nursing in emergency situations, codes, family concerns, etc.
16 therapists for inpatient and outpatient needs – therapy occurs 7 days per week
Primary diagnosis: Stroke, TBI, NTBI, TSCI, NTSCI, Neuro Condition, LE Fracture, LE Replacement, Other Ortho, LE Amputation, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cardiac/Pulmonary DEB, MMT w/out TBI or SCI, MMT w/ TBI or SCI, and Guillian Barre
Compensation and Benefits Competitive compensation structures with guaranteed salary + RVU bonuses creating a great opportunity to build a successful practice based on your desire. Benefits offered to employees include: generous CME and PTO, malpractice coverage + tail, health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, as well as a 403B plan with 5% match and additional pre-tax savings programs for retirement.
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