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### Position Information
**Position/Rank** Director of Rehabilitation at University of Utah Health
**Department** 00193 \\- Office of SR VP Health Sci
**Track** Track Dependent on Qualifications
**New Position to Begin** When Filled
Director of Rehabilitation at University of Utah Health
University of Utah Health is seeking a Director of Rehabilitation and Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation \\(PMR\\) to lead a new Center for Rehabilitation, which will be part of an integrated health sciences campus that includes the School of Medicine, Huntsman Cancer Institute, Primary Children s Medical Center, and the College of Health, which includes research and training programs for physical, occupational, and speech therapy, audiology, nutrition and other areas related to rehabilitative care\\. With support from a major donor, the University will begin construction of a new 75\\-bed Rehabilitation Hospital in late 2017\\. The Hospital will be an innovative facility designed to promote interaction between embedded research teams, the clinical care team, students and patients\\. The hospital will be highly wired and IT capable, and will house satellite labs for technological development and testing, viewable from patient and family common areas\\.
The Division ofPMRwas founded in 1965 and includes 23 physician faculty, 4 rehabilitation psychologists, 2 neuropsychologists, 5 advanced practice clinicians, 18 residents and fellowship programs in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Psychology\\. The University is home to nationally recognized assistive technology, robotics and gaming programs and has strengths in rehabilitation outcomes assessment and health services research\\. The current 36\\-bed inpatient rehabilitation facility is the only multispecialtyCARFaccredited rehabilitation program in the Intermountain West\\.
The Center for Rehabilitation will bring together substantial institutional strength in rehabilitation science and related disciplines including translational and clinical neurosciences, clinical and research physical and occupational therapies and speech pathology programs, population health, bioengineering, bioinformatics, orthopedics and exercise science\\. The Director will oversee leadership of thePMRDivision, work closely with the Rehabilitation Service Line, and foster continued development of the Center s relationships with other key stakeholders including the Neuroscience Initiative and the Colleges of Engineering and Health\\.
Interested individuals can apply at
Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required\\. For additional information about the position, please contact: A\\. Gordon Smith, M\\.D\\. at gordon\\.smith@hsc\\.utah\\.edu and Robin L\\. Marcus, Ph\\.D\\. at robin\\.marcus@hsc\\.utah\\.edu
The successful candidate will have an MD and or PhD in a rehabilitation related discipline and will articulate a vision to build the Rehabilitation Hospital and Center for Rehabilitation with us\\. A history of substantial and sustained research funding, academic achievement and demonstrable administrative and leadership skills will be particularly valued\\. Candidates who meet these criteria from all disciplines and specialties will be considered\\.
The University of Utah is a national leader in health care delivery and innovation\\. University of Utah Health was ranked first in the nation for quality in 2016, and has been in the top 10 for the past 7 years\\. Ours is a learning health system, where innovative solutions for population health are piloted, data collected and analyzed, and lessons applied and disseminated in a process of continual improvement with the mission of improving the health and lives of patients in the Intermountain West and across the nation\\. The Center for Rehabilitation and its new leader will share in this vision\\.
The University of Utah Health Sciences Center is a patient focused center
distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and Respect\\. The University of UtahHSCvalues candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to the mission of the University of Utah Health Sciences Center\\.
**EEO/Diversity Information**
_The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status\\. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply\\. Veterans preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law\\. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities\\. To inquire about the University s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S\\. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, \\(801\\) 581\\-8365\\._
_The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students\\._
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems \\( URS \\)\\. To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit\\-eligible position\\. Employees with priorURSservice may elect to enroll in theURSwithin 30 days of hire\\. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit\\-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSmust notify the Benefits Department upon hire\\. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at \\(801\\)366\\-7770 or \\(800\\)695\\-4877 or the University s Benefits Department at \\(801\\)581\\-7447 for information\\.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations\\.
**Special Instructions for Candidates**
For additional information about the position, please contact: A\\. Gordon Smith, M\\.D\\. at gordon\\.smith@hsc\\.utah\\.edu and Robin L\\. Marcus, Ph\\.D\\. at robin\\.marcus@hsc\\.utah\\.edu
**Open Date** 02/06/2017
**Close Date**
**Open Until Filled** Yes
**Requisition Number** PRN01648F
**Type** Faculty
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