Inpatient Physiatrist - West Coast of Florida

First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System
Facility: First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System 
Address: 1700 S. Tamiami Trail 
Sarasota, FL 34239 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: No
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About the opportunity

First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is a not-for-profit, multi-specialty group seeking to employ an experienced Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician for a growing Inpatient Acute Rehab Pavilion in Sarasota, Florida. The Pavilion recently increased capacity to 54 beds, so we are looking to add to our team.

This beautiful, free-standing facility opened in April 2017 on the campus of Sarasota Memorial Hospital. The 74,000 square-foot, five-story Rehabilitation Pavilion accommodates the complex medical, rehabilitation and mobility needs of patients with brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, amputation, neurological disorders, and orthopedic & musculoskeletal conditions. Our program continues to earn the highest level of accreditation from CARF with the additional certification as a Stroke Specialty provider.   

Qualifications & Responsibilities:

  • 3+ years of experience required.
  • Board Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Provide Inpatient services in the new state-of-the-art Rehabilitation Pavilion. Attend treatment team meetings and collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team. Opportunities will be available for consultation and outpatient services as they are developed.  
  • Schedule will be Monday through Friday and rotate weekend admissions and rounding with other physiatrists on staff.
  • Program is supported by 3 APRNs who provide 7 day a week coverage with rounding, charting and discharge planning.
  • Call will be 1:4
  • Currently licensed in Florida is preferred, but we will consider candidates who need to apply.
  • Physicians have sovereign immunity.
  • We are a not-for-profit entity. Physicians can participate in the PSLF program if employed by FPG.

A competitive salary will be offered along with a generous of amount of benefits to include: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability, 403B retirement plan, CME and PTO for vacation/holidays. Relocation assistance and other perks will be offered.

As an employee of a public, State of Florida organization, physicians are entitled to sovereign immunity.  

Please contact Joelle Hennesey, MHA, FASPR at 941-917-2818 or for more information about this position.

About First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System

First Physicians Group is one of the gulf coast’s foremost primary and specialty care groups. The group is comprised of over 215 physicians and advanced practice providers in 40 sites throughout Sarasota and Manatee Counties. It is backed by the tradition and strength of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System.

Our physicians have been carefully selected and have earned a reputation as being some of the community’s best physicians. Their backgrounds include some of the most prestigious universities in the nation. They are all Board Certified, and the group includes specializations such as in Dermatology, Family Practice, GI/ONC, Gynecology/Oncology, Internal Medicine, IM/Peds, Neurology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, Perinatology, Pain Medicine, Physiatry, Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cardiovascular/Thoracic Surgery, and many more.

Hospital Overview

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, an 839-bed regional medical center, is among the largest public health systems in Florida. With 6,000 staff, over 1,000 physicians and 750 volunteers, it is one of Sarasota County’s largest employers.

Sarasota Memorial is a full-service health system, with specialized expertise in heart, vascular, cancer, and neuroscience services, as well as a network of outpatient centers, long-term care and rehabilitation among its many nationally recognized programs. Sarasota Memorial is the only hospital providing Level II Trauma, obstetrical services, pediatrics and Level III neonatal intensive care in Sarasota County.
The hospital was also awarded its 4th Magnet designation in 2018 – the nation’s highest honor for excellence in nursing.

About Sarasota, FL

Sarasota, Florida is located on the beautiful West Coast of Florida. Sarasota offers a dazzling spectacle of lifestyle options.  In the Sarasota area, you can enjoy the breathtaking beaches and sunsets, educational museums, operas, ballets, plays, golf tournaments, and boat races. You can join in tennis, lawn bowling, water skiing, shell collecting, bird watching, growing exotic tropical plants, university classes, golf, or boating.

Cultural landmarks include the John and Mable Ringling Museum which features the works of Peter Paul Rubens, as well as fine Baroque and Renaissance collections. Sarasota takes center stage as a thriving center of the arts. Professional theatre companies include: Asolo Theatre Company, Florida Studio Theatre, Golden Apple Dinner Theatre, Players of Sarasota, Theatre Works, Lemon Bay Playhouse and Venice Little Theatre. Sharing the spotlight are the Sarasota Ballet of Florida, Sarasota Opera, the Florida West Coast Symphony and the Venice Symphony. The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall provides a full season of touring Broadway productions, ballet, symphonic concerts and performances by a wide variety of musicians.

For the finest shopping and dining, you can enjoy bustling St. Armand’s Circle. Located on one of Sarasota’s beautiful barrier islands, St. Armand’s boasts over 145 shops, boutiques and restaurants. Main Street in downtown Sarasota is always special with its unique specialty shops, cafes and popular nightclubs.

Contact Information
Contact: Joelle Hennesey 
Phone: 941-917-2818
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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