Overview

AdventHealth Medical Group is searching for a board-certified (or board eligible) Physiatrist to lead our program in a brand new inpatient unit located at AdventHealth Waterman in Tavares, Florida – approximately 40 minutes from downtown Orlando.  This physician will be responsible for the multi-disciplinary care in our state-of-the-art facility along with APP support. Future growth will increase the total number of licensed inpatient rehab beds to 22.  Responsibilities will include inpatient clinical care, program development, quality metrics and improvement, and marketing, along with dedicated administrative time. Ideal candidate will also have comfort level with general internal medicine needs of patients.  This opportunity is open to new residents with the proper training and interest in an inpatient setting, and it will provide an opportunity for further professional development and growth through strong mentorship. 

The Medical Director will work with an experienced support team of therapists, skilled nurses and dietitians providing care to neurologic, cardiac, orthopedic and general rehab patients.  A full complement of medical and surgical specialists will also provide care for our patients on this unit. The new physician would also be responsible for acute care consults during the day in addition to working with care management, specialists, hospitalists and other acute care teams.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to achieve an active, unrestricted FL medical license
  • Board certification (or eligibility) in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Experience in a leadership role and in developing new, multi-disciplinary teams is preferred

Practice Description

This is an employed opportunity through AdventHealth Medical Group.  This opportunity includes the benefits of call coverage and competitive compensation. Other benefits include occurrence-based malpractice coverage, paid leave days, CME days and allowance, 403b retirement plan, health insurance for physician and family, and relocation allowance. This practice is part of AdventHealth Medical Group. (website) The Medical Group is a sister organization of AdventHealth which employs 700+ physicians in 60+ specialties. This aligned model and practice management experience provides the opportunity for the physicians to focus on the clinical aspects of medicine.

Hospital Description

AdventHealth Waterman (formerly Florida Hospital Waterman) is a 300-bed, full-service community hospital located in the heart of Lake County. Founded in 1938 by Frank Waterman, president of the Waterman Fountain Pen Company, the hospital has grown from an 18-bed facility to a leading provider of acute and home health services in Central Florida. The hospital joined the Adventist Health System in 1992 and moved to its current location in 2003. With more than 1,900 employees and over 300 physicians and advanced practice providers on its medical staff, the hospital treats more than 14,000 inpatients a year and treats over 69,000 patients in its Emergency Department annually.

AdventHealth Waterman is located at 1000 Waterman Way in Tavares, Florida, approximately 35 miles northwest of Orlando. Tavares is located within beautiful Lake County, where residents and visitors enjoy the serenity of living among 1,400 lakes for fishing and water sports, all within 90 minutes of the Orlando International Airport, East Coast beaches, Gulf Coast beaches, and the Orlando area attractions.