Seeking BC Physiatrist for an excellent VA Medical Director CIIRP opportunity in Boston, MA
The VA Boston Healthcare System is seeking a full time, board certified Physiatrist for the Physical Rehabilitation & Medical Service (PM&RS). This physician will serve as the Medical Director of the Comprehensive Integrate Inpatient Rehabilitation Program (CIIRP) at the West Roxbury Campus. This position will also provide outpatient services in the area of Orthopedics/Musculoskeletal and/or Polytrauma, TBI outpatient clinics, and/or telehealth TBI. The outpatient clinic assignment may vary depending on the areas of interest and clinical experience of the new hire.
This position requires an expert level of knowledge and skills in all facets of acute inpatient rehabilitation recent experience treating adult/geriatric patients with a variety of medical conditions, ranging from simple to complex. The physician will have broad based skills in the diagnosis and treatment of the full spectrum of acute and chronic rehabilitation conditions. The duties of this position include but are not limited to: perform independent patient evaluations; provide timely and accurate written documentation; interact professionally and courteously with all VA staff, patients/families; manage patient care caseload and administrative functions at a productive standard; develop innovative educational materials and processes to enhance expertise of providers from varies backgrounds; collaborate closely with accreditation team for quality management and performance improvement; and develop and implement strategic plan to accomplish the goals of the PM&RS, CIIRP and Polytrauma/TBI programs.
We are a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School Boston University School of Medicine, and Tufts School of Medicine. There are ample opportunities to teach and supervise students, fellows and PM&R residents. Research opportunities are abundant and academic pursuit and achievement is fully supported and encouraged.
Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday, (May be required to work evenings or weekends as a 24/7 Full-Time Physician).
Must be U.S. Citizen – Non-US Citizens may be considered
Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in the U.S.
Board Certification in Physiatry preferred, but Board Eligibility may also be considered
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Benefits and Features
Expected Salary range will be competitive for the academic rank and include a full benefits and features package to support high quality professional practice and favorable work-life-family balance. The VA provides employees with a robust benefits package and fosters an environment where more time is spent on medical practice and less on business tasks. VA does this by offering: Paid Time Off in the form of 26 Days paid annual leave, 13 Days paid sick leave per year, 10 Federal holidays with pay, and 5-Day paid absence to attend approved CME courses. Insurance to include Health-Dental-Vision care insurance programs to choose from with premiums partially paid by VA; Flexible Spending Accounts; Term life insurance, family, and additional coverage options are available with the cost shared by the Federal Government; and Long-term care insurance available as an option. Federal Retirement Plan thru the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) - A three-tiered retirement plan composed of 1) Social Security benefits; 2) FERS-FRAE basic benefits (pension); and 3) Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is a 401K-type plan, with up to five percent government matching contributions.
To Explore This Physician Opportunity Further
Please forward copy of your Curriculum Vitae to Henry "Hank" Laguatan, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant @ Henry.Laguatan@va.gov or call (206) 459-7927.
Internal Number: MD/DO
About The VA Boston Healthcare System
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.