Department of Veterans Affairs VA Boston Healthcare System
Come Join Our Exceptional Team of Medical Professionals
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.
Must possess a full, unrestricted license in any state, and Board Certification. Must be a U.S. citizenship.
The position is Monday – Friday and tour of duty is to be determined. On-call one week per month at the West Roxbury Campus is required.
Salary is competitive and based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits include 26 vacation days, 13 sick days/accumulates without limit, 10 paid holidays, generous retirement package including 401K plan with employer matching contributions, employer provided malpractice insurance, and multiple health and life insurance options. For information on federal benefits visit: www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance .
VABHS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Interested candidates should submit a CV and letter of interest to: