Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 918163 (Include # on all documents)

To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.  How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans.

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.

VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.  For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/ .  

Duties

This vacancy is assigned to the Medical VA Care Line at the VA Medical Center, Bath, New York.

Fee Basis Physiatrist .25 FTEE

Duties include the following:

• Act as a physiatrist consultant to therapy, chiropractic, clinical and medical staff and residents

• Provide a thorough physiatry assessment and prescribe treatment for relief of complex pain or physical dysfunction due to orthopedic or neurologic problems, evaluation and prescription for provision of orthotics and prosthetics, and assessment for OEF/OIF veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury and/or Polytraumatic (multiple physical) injuries.

• Provide clinical coverage in Physiatry, TBI/Polytrauma, SCI and Pain Clinics

• Will see patients in consultation from other providers to assist with differential Diagnosis and management of functionally complex conditions.

• Will order appropriate clinical tests and referrals to other disciplines.

• Assess patients progress toward goals and adjust plan of care accordingly.

• Performs procedural interventions per clinical privileges

• Contributes to clinical Interdisciplinary team making decisions regarding HISA and Major Medical prosthetic purchases.

Salary to be determined, per patient rate

Work Schedule:  Intermittent, to meet the needs of scheduling patients

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No