The Central Alabama Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHCS) located in Montgomery and Tuskegee, Alabama is searching for a BE/BC Physiatrist.
The Physician assigned to PM&R is a Board Certified Physiatrist or Board Eligible physician (either MD or DO) with AMA OR AOA approved residency training in PM&R. The Physiatrist will work primarily in Tuskegee (however, may be subject to work in Montgomery for emergency coverage).
Physician is responsible for consultative and clinical care for eligible veterans as it relates to rehabilitation medicine and the Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program (CIIRP Acute Rehab Inpatient) and clinical inpatient and outpatient evaluations/assessment/treatment, EMG's, therapeutic modalities, and collaboration with other clinical providers, etc.).
* Consultative physiatrist care
* Outpatient physiatrist consultative care
* Procedural diagnostic and therapeutic testing and intervention
* Participation in departmental administrative duties, medical committees, and the general teaching functions
* Diagnosis of motor neuron and motor system diseases
* Diagnosis of musculoskeletal syndromes (acute/chronic)
* Myopathies, (congenital/acquired) diagnosis, assessment and management
* Pulmonary system Neurological, Musculoskeletal and Cardiovascular assessment
* Orthotics, prosthetics, wheelchair, ambulatory devices, special beds and other assistive devices
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Monday - Friday). On-call if required
Salary Range: Up to $264,000 per year
a. Citizenship: Citizen of the United States.
b. Education: Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting medical school as described above is required except as provided in M-8, part II, chapter 1.
c. Licensure and Registration: Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia. The physician must maintain current registration in the State of licensure if this is a requirement for continuing active, current licensure. The facility Director may waive this licensure requirement if the physician is to serve in a country other than the United States and the physician has licensure in that country.
d. English Language Proficiency: Physicians, including residents, appointed to direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required
Education. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are:
(1) Schools of medicine holding regular institutional membership in the Association of American Medical Colleges for the year in which the degree was granted.
(2) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted.
(3) Schools (including foreign schools) accepted by the licensing body of a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico), or in the District of Columbia as qualifying for full or unrestricted licensure.
VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides is an overview of the benefits currently offered: http://www.vacareers.va.gov/why-choose-va/benefits/index.asp