The Syracuse, NY Veterans Affairs Medical Center is recruiting a Physiatrist for its’ newly constructed, state-of-the-art Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Center. Candidates must be board certified/eligible in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine. Physiatry is the preferred specialty but other specialties may be considered. You will practice clinically at the VA Medical Center and hold academic appointments with the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University (UMU). Position is part-time, 30 hours per week; but full-time is possible.
Provide day-to-day medical care of persons with SCI and disorders in both inpatient & outpatient settings, inclusive of both traumatic and non-traumatic SCI, multiple sclerosis, and ALS. Also includes the supervision of SUNY medical students, residents & fellows and nurse practitioners. The Syracuse VA Medical Center is a dynamic teaching hospital and is highly regarded within the VA nationally. We are closely affiliated with SUNY UMU, with strong resident involvement. You must qualify for an academic appointment at SUNY UMU and should have excellent diagnostic and interpersonal skills, a commitment to team building & an overall aptitude for leadership, educational development & research. An academic appointment will be conferred commensurate with quality and length of experience. Opportunities for leadership exist for highly qualified applicants, including the potential to become the Assistant Chief of SCI/D, and/or becoming the director of the newly ACGME-accredited SCI medicine fellowship. Protected time to engage in research, quality improvement or educational program development.
Easy and very manageable on -call!
Assistance with payment of med school loans (up to $200K).
Annual performance bonus up to an additional $15K per year
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; 5 days paid absence to attend CME
Malpractice: Liability protection with tail coverage provided
No Employment Contract PLUS Nationwide Mobility
26 days paid vacation; 13 days paid sick time per year w/ unlimited carry over; 10 paid holidays
Federal Retirement Plan
Separate 401K with partial agency match
Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
Syracuse is a scenic locale that combines a low cost of living with the amenities of a thriving city in Upstate New York. The university emphasis of the downtown area provides a wide array of cultural and sporting events at the SUNY and Syracuse University, both of which are adjacent to the VA. The countryside surrounding the city allows for a wide variety of outdoor activities and the schools are ranked among the best in the nation.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.
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NYSSOS serves the interests of New York orthopaedists and their patients by helping to create an optimal practice environment in which to provide quality and efficacious orthopaedic care.
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