The Minneapolis VA Health Care System is seeking a Board Certified/Eligible Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician to work within the Regional Amputation Center and PM&R Department. The Minneapolis VA Regional Amputation Center (RAC) is one of 7 Centers within VA that serves the Midwest region. The mission of the RAC is to provide the highest level of specialized expertise in the field of Amputation Rehabilitation. The Minneapolis VA Health Care System is seeking a Board Certified/Eligible Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician to work within the Regional Amputation Center and PM&R Department. The Minneapolis VA Regional Amputation Center (RAC) is one of 7 Centers within VA and serves the Midwest region. The mission of the RAC is to provide the highest level of specialized expertise in the field of Amputation Rehabilitation over the continuum of care from before amputation surgery to lifelong follow-up. Prosthetics and therapy services including physical, occupational and recreational therapy are integrated into the program. The Minneapolis VA has a highly active research and development program in prosthetics and rehabilitation, the Minneapolis Adaptive Design and Engineering Program, which offers opportunities to participate in and develop research in this field . Minneapolis VA Physical, Medical & Rehabilitation is a large department consisting of inpatient, transitional and outpatient levels of care and also includes specialty programs in brain injury, stroke, general rehabilitation, diagnostic EMG, musculoskeletal and comprehensive pain care. The Minneapolis Health Care System is a 1a tertiary medical center affiliated with the University of Minnesota. There are many opportunities for educational involvement with students, residents and fellows. Requirements Include - successful completion of an ACGME PM&R residency - interest in working in an academic setting - demonstrated success collaboratively working in a team environment and interest and/or experience in amputation rehabilitation. Responsibilities Include - inpatient care on the acute rehabilitation unit as well as the consult service, outpatient clinics and telemedicine clinics. Recruitment/Relocation Incentive authorized. Amount to be determined. This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, Admin Days
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