The Department Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UC Davis School of Medicine is recruiting for a full-time (100% time) academic Physiatrist in Brain Injury Rehabilitation Medicine. The position will serve as a faculty member at either the Assistant, Associate or Professor rank in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series. The academic rank and series of the position is commensurate with the level of experience and qualifications of the applicant.
The UC Davis Department of PM&R is the premiere rehabilitation service provider in the greater Sacramento region, and is located on the UC Davis Health campus in Sacramento, California. UC Davis Health has engaged in a joint venture to launch a new 52 bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital on the UC Davis Health campus expected to be completed in 2021. Sacramento is an easily accessible, family-oriented city in close proximity to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the California coast, and Napa Valley.
Requirements This position will focus on inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation of stroke, traumatic brain injury, concussion and spasticity management, and will also include the teaching of residents and medical students. This position will be an integral piece in developing a multidisciplinary Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence. This position will provide both formal and didactic sessions and clinical supervision for students and house staff, as well as, participate in departmental meetings, conferences, hospital and departmental committees. This position will participate in evening/weekend/holiday call for the UC Davis PM&R inpatient rehabilitation call. Opportunities for clinical research may be available.
Basic Qualifications The candidate must possess an M.D. or D.O. degree, have completed an approved physical medicine and rehabilitation residency program, and be board certified or eligible in Brain Injury Medicine. The candidate must be eligible for licensure in the State of California and/or have an active California medical license prior to appointment start date. Candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment and adhere to University policy and procedures. Demonstrated teaching experience in an academic clinical setting is preferred.
APPLICATION PROCESS For full consideration, applications must be received by November 30, 2019. However, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2020. The following information is required: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Contributions to Diversity and contact information for 3 references. Qualified candidates should apply online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03166
UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify. UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).
Internal Number: JPF03166
About University of California, Davis
The mission of the University of California Davis Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) is to improve the health, function, and quality of life of individuals with acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions, brain and spinal cord insults, and neuromuscular disorders. We pursue our mission through the compassionate delivery of the highest quality patient care, state-of-the-art education of students, physicians, clinical investigators and allied health providers, public service to the local and global community, and research which generates new knowledge that can be applied to the health and functional challenges that face our world.
PMR will be a provider of choice in our region for state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation care, a leader in medical education focused on the neuromusculoskeletal system and interdisciplinary team care, and a national leader in research focused on clinical outcome measurement development, innovative clinical trials, and improved function and quality of life in individuals with neuromuscular diseases, musculoskeletal conditions, central nervous system injuries, and pediatric disabilities.