The selected candidate will be responsible to the Chief of PM&R. He/she must have working knowledge of inpatient and outpatient services in physical medicine and rehabilitation, including physiatry, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, recreational therapy, social work, psychology, rehabilitation nursing care, and audiology. The incumbent may have a faculty appointment and participate in academic activities of the affiliated medical college.Learn more about this agency
Your basic responsibilities will include:
Being accessible and available to personnel in the Rehab team and Primary Care and Specialty Clinics for consultation on complex cases.
Providing assessment of physical and functional status of Veterans in the Physical Medicine Clinics.
Providing electromyography as required by the program.
Ensuring compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements.
Advocating for the Veteran for access to care for individuals with functional limitations, hearing/speech limitations, and participation restrictions.
Assisting Veterans through appropriate referral to staff that can help facilitate removal of architectural, environmental, attitudinal, financial, communication, employment, transportation and other barriers to individuals with disabilities.
Ensuring that consults requesting Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation services are performed in a timely manner and that the results are made readily available to the referring practitioners.
Ensuring direct patient care in his/her programs is clinically necessary and appropriate.
Assuming complete professional responsibility for clinical assessments, patient-care decisions and documentation.
Promoting and assuring coverage for telehealth practice and activities.
Assisting in the design, development and implementation of clinical programs.
Provides oversight for the education of medical students, residents and fellows rotating in PM&R.
Work Schedule: M-F, 8 am - 4:30 pm Tour of duty negotiable
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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