Acute Rehab Physician near St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri
Jan 12, 2021
Position Type
TeamHealth has an excellent full-time opening for an internal medicine trained physician interested in caring for patients in an established acute rehabilitation setting at The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis - St. Peters. Serve as a medical consult for medically complex patients and work collaboratively with PM&R, nephrology, neurology and a full spectrum of therapists. Candidates must have acute rehab experience or experience as a hospitalist in an acute care setting and must offer strong communication skills with medical staff and nursing staff. As small practice there is a tight working relationship amongst all professionals. See up to 15-20 acute rehab patient encounters daily and oversee transfers to the emergency department (ED) and back to the rehab floor. Physician will remain on-call for The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis - St. Peters until 7 p.m. the day you are scheduled. No procedures. Enjoy a schedule of three days per week with a round-and-go model to support a quality lifestyle. Work up to 8 hours per day in-house at an acute rehab. Estimate most days will be 5-6 hours in-house at facility. There is opportunity to pick up shifts as a Hospitalist at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital to compliment your hours in the acute rehab outside of the three-days-per-week schedule. This is an ideal practice for an internist interested in a high degree of autonomy, excellent lifestyle, and the satisfaction of making a positive impact returning patients to a functional lifestyle or living independently. For more than 40 years, TeamHealth's history and national footprint allows us to achieve the highest standards in care, informed by decades of evidence-based data. To that end, we've created robust risk management programs to help our physicians feel confident in their work. We harness a nationwide collection of tools, clinical resources and collective knowledge for our physicians who provide the best for their patients. TeamHealth sup

City Description
The City of St. Peters, Missouri, is a city that works with a quality of life that's second to none. Money magazine has twice recognized the city as one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in America. Located in St. Charles County, St. Peters is northeast of St. Louis County and home to 53,000 people and more than 2,500 businesses that provide 27,500-plus jobs. Home of the Gateway Arch, St. Louis's most famous attraction memorializes the 19th century explorations of Lewis and Clark and America's westward expansion. St. Louis offers world-class museums, upscale shopping, a well-developed food scene, cultural events and entertainment. Visitors can ride to the top of the arch for grand views of St. Louis and the Missouri river. Cheer on the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium or the St. Louis Blues at the Scott Trade Center. Enjoy live theater at the historic Fabulous Fox or The Muny, the nation's largest outdoor amphitheater dedicated to musical theater. Grab a bite on the Delmar Loop and shop at one of the many specialty boutiques along the way. Enjoy high-quality living with top-notch amenities and services. 1,000 acres of parkland and accessible playgrounds surround the city in nearby suburbs, providing endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Relax during a stroll through the serene Missouri Botanical Garden. For family fun, explore the St. Louis Zoo or World Aquarium. The City Museum invites you to its indoor-outdoor discovery playground that will delight children and adults alike. With easy access to major entertainment, an international airport, amusement parks and other attractions, St. Louis is an exciting place to call home.

Location Caption
St. Peters / St. Louis

Facility Caption
The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis - St. Peters

Facility Description
The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis - St. Peters is a state-of-the-art, 35-bed inpatient rehab hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehab services. The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis - St. Peters is equipped with Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy. All rooms are private and include access to 24/7 registered nursing care. There are four bariatric rooms equipped with patient lifts. Rooms include amenities such as televisions, telephones, and wifi. Patients have access to an active daily living area with bedroom, kitchen and bath.

Job Benefits
  • Flexible schedule in both settings with a round-and-go model, three days per week with very limited call (phone) making for an excellent lifestyle - No procedures - Established, highly-regarded acute rehab facility - Focus on reducing acute re-admissions - High degree of autonomy - Opportunity to moonlight as a nocturnist, if desired - Practice with confidence as a member of TeamHealth's national Patient Safety Organization - Professional liability insurance with tail coverage provided - Access to TeamHealth's clinician wellness program and referral program - Access to professional development tools, educational resources and CME through the TeamHealth Institute

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