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PM&R Medical Director in Albuquerque NM

Opportunity Criteria

SpecialtyPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Candidate TypeMD, DO
Visa AcceptedNo J-1 or H-1B
Salary RangeNot Specified
Loan RepaymentNot Specified
Employment TypeNot Specified
Bonuses OfferedNone

PM&R Medical Director in Albuquerque NM


Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Albuquerque NM is seeking an experienced PM&R physician as inpatient Medical Director. This physician will join a well-established and highly regarded hospital in providing the best outcomes for our patients. This 87 bed IRF has disease-specific certifications in Neuro, Stroke, Spine, and Ortho care.


We are looking for a full time PM&R Medical Director leader interested in building a practice to serve the Albuquerque community.

  • Medical Director Stipend
  • Independent physician model
  • Self-directed schedule and workflow
  • High earnings potential
  • Quality-focused programs


The Medical Director oversees the programmatic quality and integrity of the hospital’s rehabilitation services. He/she plays a pivotal role in optimizing the overall clinical care of the hospital while also providing clinical care to patients.

Partner with the CEO to advance the hospital’s position as the inpatient rehabilitation hospital of choice in the location service area. Enhance hospital’s patient satisfaction rankings to exceed the Encompass Health average and achieve a consistent top 10 clinical ranking.

Establish strong relationships with other specialists in the market area to make them aware of the benefits and the criteria for inpatient rehabilitation. Since a patient’s opportunity for inpatient rehabilitation is dependent upon referrals from other specialists and acute care providers, the Medical Director’s role in educating other clinicians and developing confidence in the hospital’s services is critical to the hospital’s success and patient access to appropriate services

Develop a known and visible presence within the hospital with a reputation for being accessible and approachable among the staff, patients and families. Medical Director will be generously compensated for administrative services

PM&R Physician will establish a private practice to include a caseload of medically complex inpatient rehabilitation patients and an outpatient rehabilitation practice if he or she chooses.  The Physiatrist will set up a relationship with an independent billing company and retain 100% of his/her own billing and collections.  Encompass Health hospitals are extremely busy with high patient volumes – Encompass Health has its own well-trained outreach teams that identify appropriate inpatient rehabilitation candidates from surrounding areas


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  • MD or DO with state medical license or willingness to obtain state license
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Patient-centered commitment to excellence
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • 2+ years of Hospital-based physiatry experience preferred


  • High Income Potential
  • High Patient Volumes
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Medicine and specialty support

At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Albuquerque, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Serving New Mexico and the greater Albuquerque area, we are a leading provider of rehabilitation after stroke, brain injury and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.

Using clinical collaboration and advanced technologies, we provide a personalized care plan designed to meet your unique needs and help you achieve your goals.

Our inpatient rehabilitation hospital uses an interdisciplinary team approach that includes physical, speech and occupational therapists, rehabilitation physicians, rehabilitation nurses, case managers, dietitians and more, combined with our advanced technology and expertise, to help you achieve your goals. You will receive at least three hours of therapy five days per week while under the constant care of registered nurses, many of whom specialize in rehabilitation, and frequent independent private practice physician* visits.

Facility & Address

  • Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital Albuquerque
  • 7000 Jefferson St., NE Albuquerque NM 87109


Contact Information

Shea Hill Associate Director Physician Recruiting


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