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Medical Director Position for Successful Rehab Unit in Beautiful Sumter, SC
Visas Accepted:None
Specialty:Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Opportunity Description:

Seeking a BC/BE Medical Director for the Acute Rehab Unit at Palmetto Health Tuomey in Sumter, SC. This is an employed position with the Palmetto Health USC Medical Group for a busy and successful rehab unit currently managed by Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services (the largest diversified provider of post-acute care services in the United States). Palmetto Health Tuomey is a licensed 301-bed hospital with a 23 bed rehab unit. Our hospitalist service is also employed by the Palmetto Health USC Medical Group and can provide back-up coverage if needed.

Our former Medical Director retired, so we are looking to fill this vacancy. Our unit has a 20 year history of success and is fortunate to have longevity with unit staff. Kindred will provide a 4 day one-on-one Medical Director training course. Current average daily census of 12-14 with leading diagnoses of stroke and hip fracture. 

Required (one or more of the following): 

  • Formal Residency in PMR
  • A fellowship in rehabilitation for a minimum of 1 year
  • Has completed a one year hospital intership with a minimum of two years' of training or experience as a collaborative team member in the medical management on inpatients requiring rehabilitation services. 

Competitive Salary, Benefits, Signing Bonus, Relocation Expenses, etc. 

Additional Opportunities available to provide inpatient consult services in the hospital. BC in Neurology with interest in providing inpatient consults would be a huge bonus, but not required! 

Practice Type: Employee
Available Date:
Relocation paid:Yes
Signing bonus:Available
Facility Description:

Welcome to Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group!

The Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group is a not-for-profit company that brings together physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care providers from two of South Carolina’s most respected organizations – Palmetto Health and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. We are the Midlands region’s largest multispecialty, clinically integrated medical group and 11th largest employer.

Combining the medical excellence, compassionate care and clinical research expertise of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine with the advanced technologies of Palmetto Health, our health system partner, we go beyond caring for people to caring about people.

Palmetto  Health Tuomey

The only hospital in SumterPalmetto Health Tuomey is a 301-bed Joint Commission-accredited medical center that is one of six hospitals in the Palmetto Health System. With over 150 physicians on the medical staff representing 25 specialties, Tuomey offers state-of-the-art medicine in a collegial setting you'll come to love. 

Palmetto Health, the largest and most comprehensive integrated health care system in the South Carolina Midlands region, is a wonderfully fulfilling and rewarding place to work.

We take pride in offering compassionate care to those who turn to us with medical needs, and likewise are committed to the needs of our team members who help us deliver exceptional care. We listen to our team’s needs for now and the future, and greatly value our team members’ time and talents.

We're able to show our appreciation in big ways – through flexible scheduling, generous benefits, and future opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Join a medical staff whose teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect provide patients and families the highest quality advanced care together with cutting-edge technology, education and the hope they deserve. At Palmetto Health, you will discover an environment that emphasizes innovation and a commitment to excellence, a partnership with a large academic center and the region's largest network of skilled primary care physicians and specialists.

Become a member of a medical staff where your experience and passion for delivering quality health care makes a difference for patients and their families.

Community Description:

Welcome to Sumter, South Carolina! Where you're in the middle of everything!

Sumter is a medium-sized community in the heart of South Carolina that offers all the services and amenities of a metropolitan community while embracing you with its small-town charm. It is a family-friendly community with approximately108,000 residents and a catchment area of about 160,000, and is home to Shaw AFB and the 3rd Army Headquarters. An abundance of leisure activities are available, including a vibrant arts community, some of the region’s best golf, tennis, fishing and hunting, as well as, excellent educational opportunities. It's also a perfect location with just short drives to both the Appalachian Mountains and Atlantic Ocean.

Community Size:Medium
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