Position overviewPosition title: Pediatric Physiatrist
Open date: September 3rd, 2021
Last review date: Friday, Oct 8, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
UCLA Faculty Position for Pediatric Physiatrist
The Department of Neurosurgery in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA seeks 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 faculty position.
The incumbent will evaluate and treat a wide range of physical rehabilitation conditions in children and adults, including outpatient and inpatient management of cerebral palsy, spine disorders and spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke, neuromuscular disease, prosthetics/orthotics, and wheelchair/seating needs. We a looking for a physiatrist to join an interdisciplinary team consisting of pediatric neurosurgeons, pediatric orthopedic surgeons, spine surgeons, pediatric neurologists, pediatric urologists, nurse practitioners, and physical therapists. The specialist will have access to the Kameron Gait and Motion Analysis Laboratory, and may serve as a consultant for the BrainSPORT/concussion clinic. Physiatrist will hold clinics in Santa Monica and Westwood and will be involved in quality improvement initiatives.
Candidates must have a M.D. degree or equivalent, and eligibility for California medical licensure. Candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible and have completed ACGME-accredited residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, as well as fellowship training 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 successful candidate should be familiar with examining and supporting the rehabilitation 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 functional evaluations, wheelchair and orthotics prescriptions and modifications, management of spastic and dystonic conditions, and evaluation and treatment of pain associated with these diseases.
The University of California seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
Interested applicants must submit their application materials online at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06863. All inquiries related to this position and/or search may be directed to: Aria Fallah AFallah@mednet.ucla.edu
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For more information about the Department, please visit: https://www.uclahealth.org/neurosurgery
Los Angeles, CA
Candidates must have a M.D. degree or equivalent, and eligibility for California medical licensure
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
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