UCLA Faculty Position for Pediatric Physiatrist / PM&R University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05336
The Orthopaedic Institute for Children and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA seek a pediatric physiatrist to join our comprehensive, multidisciplinary, academic team. Incumbent must exhibit excellent clinical skills, strong organizational and team skills and a desire to teach to be considered for a non-tenure track series faculty position.
The incumbent will evaluate and treat a wide range of physical rehabilitation conditions, including outpatient management of cerebral palsy for children and adults, limb deficiency, neuromuscular disease, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, prosthetics/orthotics, and wheelchair/seating needs. Physiatrist will work with interdisciplinary team including orthopaedic and neurosurgical spine surgeons, nurse practitioners, and physical therapists, and shall have access to a gait laboratory. Physiatrist will hold clinics in Santa Monica as well as the Orthopaedic Institute for Children.
Candidates must have a M.D. degree or equivalent, and eligibility for California medical licensure. Candidates must be board certified or eligible, and have completed their training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and fellowship in Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The candidate must possess an outstanding record of clinical excellence, academic productivity, and a demonstrated commitment to education. The rank and salary shall be commensurate with prior experience.
The physiatrist should be familiar with examining and supporting the needs of chronic neurologic diseases in children and through the spectrum of life for continuity. This entails initial and follow-up assessments of motor function and functional needs including the evaluation of pain, the need for wheelchair and orthotic modifications, and to some extent the management of medications used in spastic and dystonic conditions, as well as pain.
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.