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The Pain Management Department at the Kaiser Permanente South Baltimore County Medical Center is seeking a physician to provide medical management of all types of chronic pain. The physician will also implement and expand the Comprehensive Chronic Pain Management Program for the DC-Suburban Maryland service area. We are seeking an enthusiastic physician who possesses strong leadership traits and is resourceful to engage his/her colleagues in a large multi-specialty network at Kaiser Permanente to manage patients with complex chronic pain.

Practice Specifics:
An interdisciplinary, outpatient-based pain management program offering a broad spectrum of treatments and procedures.
Development of pain rehabilitation team comprising of interventional pain physicians, pharmacists, case manager, addiction specialists, acupuncture/alternative medicine, pain psychology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, interventional radiology, etc.
Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary pain team to deliver comprehensive pain assessments and treatments, provide consultations to primary care providers and specialists regarding pain management, and provide medical assessment and treatment for patients with chronic cancer pain.
Perform basic musculoskeletal assessments and provide recommendations for opioid or non-opioid pharmacologic therapy for patients with chronic pain.
Use evidence-based strategies to help manage and/or taper patients on high dose opiate therapy and to prevent member misuse and abuse of controlled substances.
Requirements:
Must be board eligible or certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neurology, Internal Medicine, or Family Medicine.
Eligible to obtain active Maryland, DC and Virginia medical licenses upon his/her date of hire.
Minimum of 1 year of experience in interdisciplinary management of chronic pain.
Candidates with fellowship training in Chronic Pain, Palliative Care, and/or Addiction Medicine are highly preferred.

MAPMG offers a satisfying practice without the hassles of running an office and freedom from insurance billing. We have an integrated EMR system, which includes PACS (with remote access) and an excellent team approach to providing care. Our physicians can expect extremely competitive compensation, 100% paid health and dental insurance premiums for themselves and their eligible dependents, as well as 4 weeks of vacation and 9 paid holidays. Multiple retirement options are offered, including a 401k (5% salary contribution) and vested pension plan after 5 years of service.
Living and working in the Mid-Atlantic Region offers you all of the convenience of two major metropolitan areas with easy access to the Chesapeake Bay, Shenandoah Mountains, and Atlantic Ocean. The region is great for families: the local public schools are considered among the finest in the country. Best of all, you are just minutes away from the cultural, historical, and entertainment venues of our nation's capital.
When you join the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group (MAPMG), youll be able to get more out of your life and your career. As a physician-owned and managed multi-specialty group, we know firsthand what it takes to advance professionally and thrive personally. Thats why we provide a comprehensive network of support services and a work and call schedule thats designed to help you make the most of your time...both at work and at home. The Kaiser Permanente medical care program is the largest and most experienced integrated health-care system in the country. Established over 50 years ago, our programs continue to receive national awards of excellence. Today, KP serves 9 million members in nine states and the District of Columbia. We have over 16,000 physicians, approximately 173,000 employees, 37 hospitals, and over 600 medical offices nationwide. The Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group is a physician-owned and managed multi-specialty group with over 1,000 physicians serving over 500,000 patients at 30 medical centers located throughout the Washington, DC and Baltimore metro areas (Northern Virginia and Suburban Maryland).