Lead Physiatrist (Section Chief) & Staff Physiatry Opportunities in Albany, NY with Veterans Affairs
Lead Physiatrist: Provide consultation, direction & coordination of care in all Neurology & Rehab Medicine services, ensuring the clinical quality and efficiency of care delivery. Provide comprehensive oversight for the electromyography program, the CARF accredited Low Vision Program and polytrauma program. Supervise all components of Rehab Medicine: physical therapy, occupational therapy, recreational therapy, speech language pathology & audiology. Perform EMGs, inpatient/outpatient consults, brace/amputee & polytrauma/TBI care. Assess veterans by using advanced clinical judgment and physical assessment skills to identify acute/non-acute/chronic health problems. Deliver service with emphasis on pain management, oversight of short stay rehab services, neurodiagnostic testing & TBI exams. Provide guidance & supervision for Advance Practice RN. Assume professional responsibility for clinical assessments, patient-care decisions & documentation. Board certification is highly preferred.
Staff Physiatrist: Provide PM&R care in an outpatient and inpatient setting. Work closely with physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, recreational therapy, social work, psychology, rehabilitation nursing care, and audiology staff. Provide assessment of physical and functional status of Veterans in the Physical Medicine Clinics. Provide electromyography support. Faculty appointment and participation in academic activities with Albany Medical College is possible.
Assistance with payment of med school loans is available!
Annual performance bonus up to an additional 7.5% of pay
Guaranteed salary increases!
Licensure: 1 Full & unrestricted license from any US State is permissible to work at this facility
CME: $1,000 per year stipend for reimbursement
Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided
No Employment Contract!
26 Days paid annual vacation time
13 Days paid sick leave per year with unlimited carry over!
10 Federal holidays with pay
Possible 5 Days paid absence to attend CME
Federal Retirement Plan!
Separate 401K with partial agency match!
Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
Albany is the capital of New York and sits on the west bank of the Hudson River Albany is located near the pristine Adirondack Mountains and lakes, and situated between New York City, Boston and Montreal. Albany New York offers the versatility of a big-city and outdoor enthusiast's dream. Albany is known for its rich history, commerce, culture, architecture, and institutions of higher education.
Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers and 108 home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. Territories.
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.