The Hudson Valley, NY Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, with campuses in Castle Point and Montrose, and located in the scenic lower Hudson River Valley of New York, is recruiting a full-time Pain Specialist/Physiatrist. Candidates with board certification/eligibility in PM&R and Pain Management and pain fellowship training preferred.
Assistance with payment of outstanding medical education loans available!!
Clinical duties include medical and interventional approaches to pain management. You will lead an established pain management program. The ability to perform interventional procedures and knowledge of complementary & alternative medicine is a plus. You may provide outpatient physical medicine and rehabilitation evaluations, EMGs and other specialty clinics.
Administrative duties include chairing the Pain Management Committee, monitoring facility compliance and education of patients and staff. You will support the interdisciplinary Pain Management team (NP and RN) and participate in all rehabilitation service activities, including quality improvement and strategic planning.
The VA Hudson Valley Health Care System is a multi-campus healthcare system located in Northern Westchester and Dutchess Counties with seven community-based clinics. The Hudson Valley region has been designated as a National Heritage Area and the area is rich in history, natural beauty and culture. Among many attributes, it boasts the oldest wine producing area in the country and the beautiful scenery has inspired many artists.
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 Physician 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
VA physicians practice medicine more and spend less time on business tasks. Enjoy an environment that supports an interdisciplinary care team approach that delivers state-of-the-art medicine using some of the most advanced medical techniques and technologies in the Nation. Plus, VA offers an unparalleled variety of practice options in research, academia, and administration. Enjoy a superb quality of life. VA ensures and encourages a healthy work/life balance. VA does so through predictable scheduling, reduced paperwork, the elimination of billing hassles, and lifting the burden of liability coverage.
Candidates with board certification/eligibility in PM&R and Pain Management and pain fellowship training preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Assistance with payment of medical school loans! Opportunity for annual performance bonus.
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About Department of Veterans Affairs
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.