Medical Director

Job Description:

Full-time position working for Lifespan Physician Group Inc. 167 Point Street Providence RI specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  Position is based at Rhode Island Hospital (�RIH�) in Providence RI and may also provide services at The Miriam Hospital in Providence RI and at an office at 765 Allens Avenue in Providence RI.  As necessary position also provides call coverage at Newport Hospital in Newport RI.  Duties encompass diagnosis evaluation and medical management of persons of all ages with physical and/or cognitive impairments and disabilities affecting the brain spinal cord nerves bones joints ligaments muscles and tendons including cognitive problems orthopedic anomalies mobility concerns bowel and bladder issues limb loss gait disorders feeding and swallowing problems pain and muscle stiffness or hypotonia.  Position also serves as the Medical Director of the Rehabilitation Unit at RIH and leads the interdisciplinary team. Hours are Monday through Friday 9:00AM-5:30PM with weekend on-call coverage to cover the Inpatient Rehab Units at Rhode Island Hospital and Newport Hospital.

Minimum Requirements:

 A minimum of a U.S. medical degree (MD or DO) or foreign equivalent Board Eligibility/Board Certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and eligibility for a Rhode Island medical license.