Associate Professor/Professor (WOT) & Medical Director, Univ of Washington Rehabilitation Medicine
University of Washington Rehabilitation Medicine / Harborview Medical Center Inpatient Rehab Unit
Location: Seattle, Washington
Type: Full Time
Academic / Faculty
Academic / Research
College / University
The University of Washington's Department of Rehabilitation Medicine invites applications for a physician to join our neuro-rehabilitation faculty based at Harborview Medical Center with potential to serve as Medical Director of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit. This will be a full-time appointment with an annual service period of 12 months (July 1 to June 30), appointed at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (commensurate with experience and qualifications) in the Clinician-Educator or Clinician-Scientist pathway, without tenure due to funding. Anticipated start is late 2021 or early 2022.
Our patient and family-centered academic hospital-based rehabilitation program offers tertiary care for a five-state region, serving a wide range of diagnoses. This position practices in a collaborative and multidisciplinary academic environment. Opportunities will be available for building an academic career that includes clinical care, teaching, research opportunities, and program development.
This position will provide inpatient rehabilitation care, inpatient consults, and outpatient clinical services to a broad range of patients. There is potential for this position to serve as Medical Director of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Harborview Medical Center and provide Quality Improvement leadership in rehabilitation.
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
US News & World Report consistently ranks the University of Washington Department of Rehabilitation Medicine among the top five programs in the country. We are among the nations leading recipients of research and training funding from the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, including the TBI and Burn Model Systems grants. We have a long history of innovative clinical and research programs, strong research infrastructure, active mentoring of junior faculty and a rich network of potential clinical and research collaborators among faculty within and outside our department.
The University of Washington and Department of Rehabilitation Medicine are committed to continually building an inclusive culture and to reducing inequities in patient care through education, research, leadership, and excellence in clinical care. We strongly believe that diversity enriches training and scientific discovery, fosters excellence, and promotes the best healthcare.
The Seattle-Tacoma/South Puget Sound region is widely recognized as one of the most desirable locations in the United States to live and work, with a wide spectrum of cultural, educational, and sporting events, and with year-round recreational opportunities.
MD, DO, or foreign equivalent and eligible for full medical licensure in Washington state.
Board certification or eligibility for Board Certification in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
Successful completion of residency training in an accredited PM&R program.
Proven track record of clinical expertise in rehabilitation, especially acute inpatient rehabilitation.
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or foreign equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Diversity statement that reflects your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as evidenced broadly in such areas as course content, hiring practice involvement, community service, etc.
Names and addresses of four professional references who may be contacted by the committee for inquiries.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue on an ongoing basis until fulfillment of the position.
For questions about the position, contact Deborah Crane, MD, Search Committee Chair, by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
About University of Washington Rehabilitation Medicine / Harborview Medical Center Inpatient Rehab Unit
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