Academic Physiatrist

Academic Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician

Winston Salem, NC 27157
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Vanessa Leboehi
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Merritt Hawkins

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Wake Forest University is seeking an experienced rehabilitation physician with experience working in traumatic brain injury and/or with spine and spasticity related rehabilitation. This is a remarkable opportunity for the incoming physician to create his or her own niche in a growing department and to take advantage of opportunities for program development and partnerships in the areas of cancer, wound care, burns, spinal cord, geriatrics, and trauma. Immediate opportunities to participate in clinical teaching of residents, fellows, and students and to build out clinic interests.

Opportunity Highlights
  • The incoming physician will have the ability to make an immediate positive impact and focus on patients with spinal cord injury and spasticity related issues with baclofen pump management, neuromuscular disorders, cancer-related rehabilitation, traumatic brain injury, and stroke.
  • The medical center’s inpatient rehab program has been awarded seven program accreditations from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.
  • Wake Forest offers a Level I trauma center, accredited Stroke program, and an exceptional cancer program (#1 in the state), allowing for trusting relationships with the local patient population and ample rehabilitation referrals.
  • Excellent team collaboration with nurses, PT, and OT for best patient care outcomes.

Live and practice in a culturally-rich, family-friendly academic community.

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Rich in history and traditions, our inviting North Carolina town is filled with intriguing events and attractions perfect for individuals and families of all walks of life. Whether you’re exploring
our charming downtown area, attending local collegiate sporting events, or simply enjoying the company of our close-knit community, you’ll enjoy the endless opportunities our town offers.
  • Benefit from a cost of living 13% lower than the national average
  • Our town boasts exceptional public and private schools, including the #18 best public school and #12 best private school in the state (Niche), as well as local colleges and universities
  • Experience an abundance of outdoor recreation with an easy drive to the Great Smoky Mountains or the Atlantic beaches
  • Enjoy a small-town feel without sacrificing big-city perks
  • Take advantage of the convenient access to many amenities, including wonderful shops and restaurants, live entertainment, airports, and professional sporting events

U.S. News ranks North Carolina #4 in Best States for Fiscal Stability and #14 in Best States for Economy

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.