Job ID: 289526107  |  Last Updated: 11/7/2018

Medical Director for Rehab Unit & Neuro I/P Consult Service in Beautiful Sumter, SC

Palmetto Health Tuomey
Sumter, SC
Applicant Contact
Andrew Hartsoe
Director, Healthcare Provider Recruitment
(803) 296-3848

Job Description

Seeking a BC/BE Neurologist to serve as Medical Director for the Acute Rehab Unit at Palmetto Health Tuomey in Sumter, SC, as well as, provide inpatient Neurology Consults. 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.

We also have a need for some inpatient neurology consult services, if that would be of interest. You would be fairly compensated for both roles being filled. The primary position being filled is the Medical Director position but we would be interested in offering supplemental income for Neurology consults as well. The Neuro-consult service wouldn't be a fulltime commitment.

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.

Employer Profile


The Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) company that brings together physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care providers from two of South Carolinas most respected organizations Palmetto Health and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. We are the Midlands regions 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.

We are building a system to provide our patients with many new services and areas of expertise, providing greater access to care in convenient locations.

Join a medical staff whose teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect provide patients and families the highest quality advanced care together with the latest technology, education and the hope they deserve.

At Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group, 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 make a difference for patients and their families.
We look to build something new by reimagining possibilities and are guided by our firm commitment to our Vision, To be known for clinical excellence and remembered for compassionate care.

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