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Duke Orthopedic Surgery/Rehabilitation and Duke Pediatrics Rehabilitation Physiatry

Employer
Duke Health
Location
Raleigh, North Carolina
Posted Date
Jul 8, 2024
Reference
917117

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Specialty
Surgery, Orthopedic
Position Type
Permanent
Duke Orthopaedic Surgery and Duke Pediatrics are seeking an additional Pediatric Rehabilitation Physiatrist to join an established Pediatrics Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) Service in Raleigh-Durham, NC. Candidates must be board eligible or certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Fellowship training and BE/BC in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine is recommended, yet not required.

A national leader in research, patient care, and education, Duke Orthopaedic Surgery/Rehabilitation and Duke Pediatrics are experiencing tremendous growth and is seeking excellent candidates with great clinical acumen, maturity, and a commitment to provide Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine patients with high quality compassionate care. At Duke Health, we take an interdisciplinary approach to high level care of congenital and childhood-onset physical impairments, including but not limited to children and young adults with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, brain injury, spinal cord injury, and other congenital and acquired pediatric conditions. Candidates must be committed to family-centered care to promote the active participation of the child, youth, and family through the processes of evaluation, diagnosis, and management of the child or youths condition.

Candidates for this position should be:
  • trained and confident in the identification of functional capabilities and selection of the best rehabilitation intervention strategies, with an understanding of the continuum of care throughout the course of the childs condition.
  • confident in the medical management of neuromuscular conditions, prostheses and orthoses, and durable medical equipment.
  • forward-thinking, proactive, results-oriented leader with demonstrated skills in management systems/processes and knowledge of organizational behavior.
  • an effective communicator about prognosis and treatment, and complex rehabilitation care coordination.
  • excellent at focal spasticity interventions including the use of multiple botulinum toxins types and/or phenol. Confidence with localization techniques including EMG/e-stem and ultrasound is a plus.

Successful hire will have opportunities to be involved in any of these areas:
  • established interdisciplinary clinics in Cerebral Palsy and related conditions, Spina Bifida and Spinal Cord Injury, and Neurosurgical Spasticity Interventions
  • growing interdisciplinary care of patient with pediatric onset chronic pain
  • growing services for PRM adolescent transition to adulthood
  • disability advocacy at Duke and nationally
  • educational initiatives in disability and rehabilitation curricula in the School of Medicine.
  • leading and developing research efforts to contribute to evidence-based care of PRM patients at the 3 rd ranked School of Medicine in Research per USNWR

The Research Triangle Park is a globally prominent hub for high-tech research and development. Conceived around three major universities in Durham, Chapel Hill and Raleigh, the region attracts and fosters cultural diversity, economic resilience, and is nationally recognized as a great place to live and work. To learn more about the Duke and Greater Triangle communities, visit: http://community.duke.edu/

Please Note: In order to be considered for this position, you must attach your CV, select SUBMIT APPLICATION, and then complete the Duke required information on the following page .

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