The Lebanon VAMC is seeking a Board Certified/Eligible Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician with Electromyography Specialty training, to work within its Clinical Support Department. A subspecialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation provides consultation to other physicians and direct care to patients in the broad areas of diagnostic and therapeutic testing and procedures. Duties and Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to: Evaluates, diagnosis, treats, and manages patients with physiologic complications and deterioration resulting from musculoskeletal, neuromuscular and other disorders which impede the maximal physical, psychological, social, and occupational potential of patients. Makes appropriate professional entries in the medical record, make referrals and request consultations, and provides consultations within the scope of privileges. Performs Electromyography Sensory nerve conducting velocity testing Motor nerve conduction velocity testing Tetanic stimulation Performs Intramuscular neurolysis Performs Orthotics evaluation and prescription Performs Prosthetics evaluation and prescription Performs Therapeutic exercise prescription Performs Prescription of various therapy modalities, assistive devices and home programs Performs Consultation for preventative measures to maintain optimal functional levels Performs Special electric and manual wheel chair evaluation and prescription Wound Care - Evaluation and non-surgical management Work Schedule: M-F, 8:00am - 4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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