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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician Altoona, PA

Altoona, Pennsylvania
Physician Hospital Leadership

Job Description

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona is an 80-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services designed to return patients to leading active and independent lives.

Our hospital provides a wide range of physical rehabilitation services, a vast network of highly skilled, independent private practice physicians and HealthSouth therapists and nurses, and the most innovative equipment and rehabilitation technology, ensuring that all patients have access to the highest quality care. Designed with our patient’s care in mind, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona offers 72 semi-private rooms and eight private rooms with amenities like televisions, telephones and wireless internet capabilities.

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona has specialized inpatient programs for stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurology, cardiac and orthopedics. Other services offered include Day Hospital Program, aquatics, pain management, arthritis, wellness and industrial and work programs.

This 90,000 square-foot hospital serves patients throughout Central Pennsylvania and is located at 2005 Valley View Boulevard, Altoona, Pennsylvania and has outpatient locations in Altoona, Bedford, Duncansville and Tyrone, Pennsylvania.




PM&R Physician will establish a private practice to include a caseload of medically complex inpatient rehabilitation patients and an outpatient rehabilitation practice if he or she chooses.  The Physiatrist will set up a relationship with an independent billing company and retain 100% of his/her own billing and collections.  Healthsouth hospitals are extremely busy with high patient volumes - HealthSouth has its own well-trained outreach teams that identify appropriate inpatient rehabilitation candidates from surrounding areas. 




MD or DO with state medical license or willingness to obtain state license
Board certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Patient-centered commitment to excellence
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Hospital-based physiatry experience preferred but not required
Interest in being a part of a thriving community





High Income potential
High patient volumes
State of the art equipment
Freedom to run your own practice
Professional fulfillment through gratifying patient mix
Team atmosphere with full-time employed therapists and nurses
Physician-friendly hospital executives and collegial environment
Corporate support to facilitate available resources for regulatory compliance
Opportunities for hospital-based rental of office space and clinical space
Contractual opportunities for medical directors and program directors
Family-friendly locations around the country
Reasonable call schedule shared with other physicians
Income support available in certain locations


As one of the nation's largest healthcare providers specializing in rehabilitation, HealthSouth's priority is to deliver high quality patient care. Our team of experts has extensive experience in today's most advanced therapeutic methods and technologies.
HealthSouth is convenient to nearly everyone, with specialized rehabilitation hospitals in 27 states and Puerto Rico. With thousands of employees innovating specialized care across the country, we provide the best technologies and treatment through our network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation satellite clinics and home health agencies.  All that experience comes together for real-world, outcomes-based rehabilitation success, coast to coast.


Job Code:012345


MD or DO with state medical license or willingness to obtain state license
Board Certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Interest in Hospital-based inpatient physiatry
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Patient-centered commitment to excellence
New Residents Welcome


Mr. Jamie Boutin
HealthSouth Manager of Physician Recruitment
Work Cell 205-532-9679

Address: 2005 Valley View Blvd, Altoona 16602
Job ID: 1511932