CAREER

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians

Overview

Hourly Median (2020)

$0

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+4.3% (slower than the average)

Career

What Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians Do

Diagnose and treat disorders requiring physiotherapy to provide physical, mental, and occupational rehabilitation.

Other Job Titles Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians May Have

Attending Physiatrist, Residency Program Director, Attending Physician, Doctor of Medicine/Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation PM&R Specialist, Medical Director Acute Rehabilitation Unit Physiatrist, Pain Management Physician, Pediatric Physiatrist, Physiatrist, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician, Medical Director, Rehabilitation Physician

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Document examination results, treatment plans, and patients' outcomes.
  • Examine patients to assess mobility, strength, communication, or cognition.
  • Assess characteristics of patients' pain such as intensity, location, or duration using standardized clinical measures.
  • Provide inpatient or outpatient medical management of neuromuscular disorders, musculoskeletal trauma, acute and chronic pain, deformity or amputation, cardiac or pulmonary disease, or other disabling conditions.
  • Monitor effectiveness of pain management interventions such as medication or spinal injections.

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