Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading is a 60-bed acute rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive, inpatient rehabilitation services designed to return patients to leading active and independent lives.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialists, Inc. is seeking an IM physician to join their practice in Reading, PA.
The responsibilities of the position will include patient care and management in a medicine consultant role for patients admitted to an inpatient rehabilitation unit with PM&R physicians in-house as primary attending physician for patients. The primary attendings will complete all H&Ps and discharges, and consultant will have 48 hours to see all new consults.
Duties include daily rounding on 12-15 low acuity patients, note writing, and taking medical calls from nursing staff when warranted. The PM&R attending physicians will typically take first call on patients, but you may need to be available via phone should a more medically complex issue arise.
The patient population include those with post-acute medical issues admitted for rehabilitation following stroke, brain injury, falls, infections, and prolonged hospitalizations amongst other varied diagnoses.
The work day will typically run from 9:00am - 4:00pm but is incredibly flexible with no set hours. You will not be required in the building during this entire time and can answer any issues via pager/telephone and remote access to EMR as they arise during the day. Typical expected work day seeing 12-15 patients should last about 3-4 hours of in hospital work. Family nurse practitioner available will be in house to assist with following patients, but candidate would be expected to still independently complete about 12-15 patient visits daily. There are no special restrictions with position and you can use time away from hospital to moon-light elsewhere for extra income as long as you remain available and complete required duties of the position.
Benefits include paid time off for vacation, CME, and sick leave each year. Quarterly opportunities for bonuses available based on patient volume. 401K Retirement plan available with employer matching. Workers compensation insurance covered. Malpractice insurance covered. State licensure covered. Employer sponsored health insurance offered with employer contribution.
Work experience should include at least some time spent in either general medicine (FM/IM), neurology, orthopedics, or rehabilitation medicine.
Location is a small rehabilitation hospital in the suburbs outside of Reading, PA. 10 minutes to Reading, 45 minutes to King of Prussia, 40 minutes to Lancaster, ~60 minutes to Allentown and ~60 minutes to Philadelphia.
Internal Number: 613439
About Encompass Health
As a national leader of post-acute care, Encompass Health offers facility-based and home-based patient care through our network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cost-effective care across the post-acute continuum. Driven by a set of shared values, Encompass Health is the result of the union between HealthSouth Corporation and Encompass Home Health & Hospice.Our approach to post-acute care sets us apart. We firmly believe that every success starts with our dedicated team of professionals, so we make sure they are empowered with the tools they need to help our patients be successful. Innovative technologies, advanced therapies, customized treatment plans, coordinated care teams – these are all part of our promise to deliver the highest level of care.