First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is a not-for-profit, multi-specialty group seeking to employ a Board Certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician to join a dedicated team of four (4) Physiatrists and two (2) Advanced Practice Providers in the highly desirable area of Sarasota, Florida. We are located only minutes from beautiful beaches of Siesta Key, Lido Key and Longboat Key on the West Coast of Florida.
The Rehab Pavilion is a 54-bed, free standing facility that opened in April 2017 on the campus of Sarasota Memorial Hospital. It is a 74,000 square-foot, five-story Pavilion that accommodates the complex medical, rehabilitation and mobility needs of patients with brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, amputation, neurological disorders and orthopedic & musculoskeletal conditions. The inpatient rehab unit averages 1400 admissions per year and has consistently maintained an ADC of 53 patients for the last twelve (12) months. Our program continues to earn the highest level of accreditation from CARF with the additional certification as a Stroke Specialty provider.
Qualifications & Responsibilities:
Physician will focus on providing care to patients in the IRF with the option of adding outpatient services in the future.
The ideal candidate must be proficient with managing medically complex patients.
The Physician will have a clinical focus in general physical medicine and rehabilitation. Specialty interest in Traumatic Brain Injury is preferred.
Attend treatment meetings and collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team.
Schedule will be Monday through Friday with 1:5 rotating weekend call coverage. Weekends will have APP support and there will be a post-call day off the following week.
Candidate must be a Graduate from an accredited ACGME Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation program.
Currently licensed in Florida is preferred, but we will consider candidates who need to apply.
A competitive guaranteed 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, among many other perks. A relocation allowance will also be provided.
As an employee of a public, State of Florida organization, physicians are entitled to sovereign immunity.
Please contact Lana Griffin, Provider Recruiter, at 941-917-3391 or Lana-Griffin@smh.com
First Physicians Group is Florida's Gulf Coast leader in primary and specialty care with an impressive 26-year history in the community. With 260+ Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers in 30 different specialties and 42 practice locations, it is backed by the tradition and strength of Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
Sarasota Memorial is a CMS 5-Star rated hospital in Florida for its overall quality. It is the only hospital in Florida and one of just 52 across the nation to maintain their top rating since 2016. It has been named among the Top 100 Hospitals in US, the top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in US in 2021, and it received an "A" Grade for Patient Safety in 2020. Additionally, it has been named a U.S. News High Performer in 2020-2021 and recently was named one of the world's best hospitals by Newsweek Magazine. SMH was one of 13 hospitals in Florida to make the list.
About First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is a not-for-profit, 839-bed regional medical center and is among the largest public health systems in Florida. With approximately 7,000 staff and 1,400 Physicians/APPs, it is Sarasota County’s largest employer. It 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 programs. Sarasota Memorial is the only hospital providing a Level II Trauma Center, obstetrical services, pediatrics and Level III neonatal intensive care in Sarasota County. We will be opening a new Cancer Institute on the campus of Sarasota Memorial Hospital and a new acute-care hospital in Venice, Florida in November 2021.