• Health Management
  • Ohio
  • 05/10/2024
  • Posted By: Southern Ohio Medical Center
  • Full Time


Looking for a board certified Physiatrist to serve as Medical Director of our Inpatient Rehab Care unit.


  • Option #1:  Base salary of $320,259 (50%tile MGMA for those just completing training) with additional compensation for experience, guaranteed for 2 years. Can be switched to a wRVU production contract when exceeding target.  
  • Option #2: Base salary of $388,815 (75%tile MGMA) guaranteed for one year and then switched to a wRVU production contract.

* 5% less for those not yet boarded, salary adjusted accordingly upon board certification

2-year contract also includes:

  • Vacation:  29 days paid time off (PTO.)  Additional 5 days when producing 75%tile wRVUs
  • CME/Books & Journals: 5 days PTO and up to $5000
  • Medical School Loan Repayment:  repay up to $200,000 ($25,000 per year for each year of service commitment)
  • Deferred compensation:  457b plan.  Defer compensation up to IRS limit of $22,500 year before taxes. No matching.
  • Retirement / Savings Plan: 403b plan. Defer compensation up to IRS limit of $22,500 year before taxes under age 50 and $26,000 for over age 50.  SOMC matches dollar for dollar up to 2% of base pay.
  • Moving Expense:   $10,000 paid to moving company
  • Malpractice Insurance Coverage: in a claims made insurance, in an amount of $2,000,000, per claim/$6,000,000, aggregate
  • Health Insurance: provider pays small premium, deducted from paycheck
  • Liquidated Damages: 70 mile and 2 year non-compete clause or liquidated damages of one year salary
  • Sign on Bonus: 15% of base salary up to $100,000 (paid when contract signed and forgiven over 2-4 years)
  • Residency Stipend: up to $25,000 (requires up to 2 year service commitment)
  • Bonus Incentives: excellent bonus incentives up to 10% of salary



  • Practice Location
    • SOMC Inpatient Rehabilitation (Located at 1805 27th Street Portsmouth, OH 45662)
      • 21 bed unit, all private rooms
      • Serves patients age 18+
      • Average length of stay – 11 days                                          
  • Hours/Work Schedule
    • Unit hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00a – 4:30p
    • Call schedule:  evenings and 1:3 weekend coverage (shared with locum Physiatrists)
  • Staffing
    • 1 OT
    • 1 PT
    • 3 PTA
    • 3 COTA
    • 4 RN/LPN
    • Majority of staff members have 15+ years experience
  • Case Load
    • Weekend volumes include rounding on 3-5 patients with 2-3 admits.  Both internal and external admissions
  • Equipment
    • Full gym, including car simulator
    • Manage 6 telemetry patients at any given time
  • Other
    • Exceptional teamwork
    • Great functional gain and return to home


Click here to learn more about SOMC:

Hospital Beds: 248 staffed | Service Area:  250,000 | Not-for-profit established in 1966 | Employs: over 2700 | Medical Staff: 250 

Teaching opportunities:  SOMC has Medical Students, Residents, and Advanced Practitioner trainees. 

All employment is contingent upon passing the post-offer physical examination, drug test, and criminal background investigation.

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