Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Physician

Position Details

Department: PCMG-MAIN | Physical Medicine and Rehab
Category: Physician/Div Chief/Med Dir
Location: Scottsdale
Employee Type: Regular
Posting #: 543898
Posted On: 1/7/2021

Position Summary

Posting Note: Phoenix Children’s is seeking a talented, energetic, compassionate and collegial Pediatric Physiatrist/Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine physician to join the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R). The Division of PM&R, a key division within Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s, is comprised of an expert team of three fellowship-trained pediatric PM&R physicians and two nurse practitioners who provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary care, allowing children to achieve their optimal level of independence. The ideal candidates will have a broad base of clinical knowledge and strong interest in program development, specifically growth of inpatient and outpatient programs as Phoenix Children’s continues to expand services and capability. Clinical work includes the inpatient rehabilitation unit, the inpatient PM&R consult service, outpatient physiatry clinic and other multidisciplinary clinics. The Division is actively involved in injection therapy management for spasticity and dystonia in a variety of settings as well as multidisciplinary surgical management including SDR/ITB/DBS. Opportunities available for clinical expansion in EMG/NCV. Educational/teaching involvement with the Honor Health PM&R residency program in Phoenix as well as pediatric, neurology, and palliative care training programs. Highlights of PM&R Division 1. The only dedicated acute pediatric and adolescent inpatient rehabilitation program and the only fellowship trained pediatric PM&R staff in the state of Arizona and in the contiguous regions. 2. 12 bed CARF accredited inpatient unit with private rooms, ventilator capability, and contiguous therapy gym and private therapy treatment room spaces 3. Up to date rehab technology and experienced inpatient and outpatient pediatric therapists 4. Onsite school program, psychology, neuropsychology, pet and music therapy support services 5. Gait lab 6. Strong interdisciplinary environment 7. Opportunities for pediatric and PM&R resident education, medical student and fellow rotations 8. Ability to seek faculty status at University of Arizona, Arizona State, Mayo Clinic, and Creighton 9. Clinical research opportunities and institutional research support 10. Part of Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s and a member of the Phoenix Children’s Medical Group 11. Administrative opportunities for the neuroscience institute, hospital level, and University of Arizona College of Medicine committee membership as well as opportunities for leadership within the Division, the PM&R residency program, and the Phoenix Children’s Medical Staff

The staff physician shall provide patient care services and will support the PCH mission of providing hope, healing and the best health care for children and their families.

Position Duties

  1. Patient Care Services
    • 1)Provide patient care services for which he/she is clinically privileged, including but not limited to:
    • a)Provide direct patient care services on an inpatient and outpatient basis
    • b)Provide subspecialty consultations and follow-up.
    • c)Provide diagnostic and therapeutic services/procedures
    • d)Provide these services for urgent/ emergent care as necessary
    • 2)Strive to achieve the best patient and family centered care
    • 3)Support Hospital’s patient satisfaction goals as well as division’s specific targets
    • 4)Support and adhere to divisional patient safety and quality of care standards
    • 5)Practices Contemporary Evidence based medicine or latest experience based medicine
  2. Divisional Responsibilities
    • 1)Establish and demonstrate effort to achieve annual physician goals and objectives (e.g. individual, division, hospital)
    • 2)Support the medical education programs and activities of the Division, including but not limited to:
    • a)Provide direct supervision of trainees and allied health care professionals for the delivery of inpatient and outpatient services when applicable
    • b)Conduct teaching rounds, lectures and conference for trainees
    • c)Participate in the teaching and supervision of trainees and allied health care professionals assigned to the division
    • d)Participate in the postgraduate continuing educational activities of the division
    • 3)Support the research endeavors of the division including the research initiatives by other members of the division
    • 4)Support programmatic growth of division
    • 5)Support satellite efforts of division when appropriate
  3. Professionalism
    • 1)Treat colleagues, PCH employees and customers with courtesy, dignity and respect
    • 2)Promote safe, cooperative and professional health care environment
    • 3)Support PCH mission, vision and values, including family centered care, excellence in clinical care, leadership, collaboration, and accountability
  4. Other activities
    • 1)Physician shall support the Division Chief in his/her role as liaison to the professional community and general public as requested by the Division Chief
    • 2)Physician may conduct teaching rounds or conferences outside of PCH, particularly if these activities support divisional clinical and teaching programs/ initiatives.
    • 3)Physician shall represent PCH in the medical and business communities and before the general public in a professional manner
    • 4)The following physical and mental skills are essential to the physician’s ability to successfully perform the foregoing duties and responsibilities:
    • a)The ability to communicate by telephone, computer or other communication devices
    • b)The ability to perform after hours or night call responsibilities as needed
    • c)The ability to work regularly scheduled work hours
  5. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable
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