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|Overview This physician directs the pre-operative evaluation of patients undergoing targeted minimally invasive spinal surgery in collaboration with the surgical team with a primary goal of optimizing the surgical order and maximizing clinical outcomes.
?Limited post-operative pain management efforts are required.
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of medicine as demonstrated by a doctorate degree in medicine or osteopathic medicine, having completed an accredited residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation with added training in spinal diagnostic procedures.
Ability to communicate effectively with all medical staff.
Must have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Must be organized and work efficiently under pressure
Must be patient-focused and compassionate with excellent customer service-type skills
2-5 years of previous clinical experience in specific field preferred
Tasks may include, but are not limited to the following:
Clinically evaluates, diagnoses and treats conditions of the spine.
Analyze patients? presenting symptoms and correlate with imaging studies to determine the primary pain generator.
Provide selective diagnostic blocks for determining the optimal surgical level pre-operatively.
Participate in intra-operative therapeutic procedures when required.
Provide medical support to post-operative patients as necessary.
Assist with pain management for our immediate post-operative patients as needed.
Follows-up using collected data regarding continuing patient care.
Works closely with medical staff to better facilitate patient care.
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