MetroHealth System and Case Western Reserve University
January 6, 2018
Full Time - Entry Level
Academic / Research
The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) of the MetroHealth System (MHS) and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is recruiting for a full-time academic physiatrist in Pain Medicine. Primary clinical duties will be pain medicine procedures and the outpatient management of acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions within the interdisciplinary Pain and Spine Center of the System’s Neuromusculoskeletal Service Line. Depending on training and practice preferences, other duties may include ultrasound guided procedures, electrodiagnostic medicine, and sports medicine. The position requires substantial collaborations with colleagues in Anesthesia Pain, Neurology, Orthopedics and Neurological Surgery.
Qualified candidates will be BC/BE in Pain Medicine with demonstrated clinical skills, team leadership abilities, and interest in teaching. The position has significant resident and medical student teaching responsibilities and will contribute substantially to the development of a new ACGME Pain Medicine Fellowship. Qualified candidates may be considered for the additional role of Director of the Pain Medicine Fellowship. Research time and funding are available for qualified candidates. Academic appointments in the departments of PM&R and Anesthesia will be commensurate with credentials and experience.
In employment, as in education, the MHS and the CWRU School of Medicine are committed to Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is a blend of academic PM&R (50%) and academic Pain Anesthesia (50%)
About MetroHealth System and Case Western Reserve University
The MHS includes a 450-bed mission-driven academic medical center and is a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, a Level I Trauma Center and a federally designated Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Model System Center. The MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute (MRI) is a free-standing rehabilitation hospital featuring CARF-accredited PM&R inpatient and outpatient services. Our 67 acute inpatient rehabilita...tion beds are divided into distinct units for brain injury (BI), stroke and SCI with extensive outpatient facilities on the main campus and multiple community-based satellites.
The MRI is the only Rehabilitation Institute in the world led by members of the National Academies, John Chae, MD of the National Academy of Medicine, and P. Hunter Peckham, PhD of the National Academy of Engineering. The Institute includes over 40 clinical and research faculty, a PM&R residency, a SCI Medicine Fellowship, a BI Medicine Fellowship and more than 300 nursing, therapy and support staff. The MRI has over $30 million in research funding and is internationally renowned for its clinical research in the application of electrical stimulation for the treatment of central nervous system paralysis and chronic musculoskeletal pain. The department of PM&R presently ranks #5 in NIH funding among PM&R departments in U.S. Medical Schools. Cleveland is rated as one of the most livable cities in the nation. Further information is available at: http://www.metrohealth.org/rehab, http://casemed.case.edu and www.cleveland.com.