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. VAMC Erie is seeking a Physiatrist for its Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Area. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate provision of physiatry/rehabilitation services to at least 60 patients in the past 24 months. Resume must reflect successful completion of an approved residency training program in Physical and Rehabilitative medicine. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Might be eligible to highly qualified applicants Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not authorized Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Eligible EDRP Authorized: Contact the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Duties include but are not limited to: Being able to manage outpatients; nursing home patients; telehealth patients; urgent care center patients; Admit, work-up, and provide non-surgical treatment including consultation for patients admitted or in need of physiatry/rehabilitation. This would include patients with neurologic deficits or spinal cord injury. Additional duties might include: Providing Consultative Services Prescription of prosthetic/orthotic and durable medical equipment Supervision of medical residents Special Procedures(Inpatient, outpatient and long term care settings): Muscle Biopsy Nerve Blocks Motor point blocks Electromyography Debridement of Ulcers Arthrocentesis, aspiration and injection Serial Casting Soft tissue injection Work Schedule: M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm
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