Education and length of practice are considered through a formal pay-setting process to determine the final compensable salary (Base Pay + Market Pay)
2 openings available.
Internal Number: 111222
The Department of Veterans Affairs, NY Harbor Healthcare System is seeking a full-time Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) staff physician at its Brooklyn & Manhattan Campus. This is an excellent opportunity to join a vibrant and cohesive group of trained PM&R Physicians. The PM&R Physician will provide patient care in the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation setting which includes the clinical outpatient area and supports inpatient medical -surgical units as well as in the community living center.
The VA offers fulltime Physicians a competitive salary and robust benefit package, to include health/vision/dental insurance, a 401k plan (known as the thrift savings plan) with agency matching contributions, a pension (Federal Employee Retirement Systems), generous vacations time (annual and sick leave), and eleven federal holidays. Additionally, this position is eligible for up to $200,000 of educational loan reimbursement through the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP).
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. (NOTE: VA physicians involved in academic training programs may be required to be board certified for faculty status.) Approved residencies are: (1) Those approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), b) OR [(2) Those approved by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA),OR (3) Other residencies (non-US residency training programs followed by a minimum of five years of verified practice in the United States), which the local Medical Staff Executive Committee deems to have provided the applicant with appropriate professional training and believes has exposed the physician to an appropriate range of patient care experiences. Residents currently enrolled in ACGME/AOA accredited residency training programs and who would otherwise meet the basic requirements for appointment are eligible to be appointed as "Physician Resident Providers" (PRPs). PRPs must be fully licensed physicians (i.e., not a training license) and may only be appointed on an intermittent or fee-basis. PRPs are not considered independent practitioners and will not be privileged; rather, they are to have a "scope of practice" that allows them to perform certain restricted duties under supervision. Additionally, surgery residents in gap years may also be appointed as PRPs.
Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Board Certification/ Eligible in the specialty/sub-specialty indicated in the announcement.
The VA New York Harbor Healthcare System provides care to eligible Veterans via 3 medical centers and 2 community-based outpatient clinics. The Margaret Cochran VA Campus is a high complexity facility located in Manhattan with a major educational affiliation with the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. The Brooklyn Campus provides acute inpatient medical and surgical services with a major affiliation with SUNY-Health Science Center - Brooklyn. The St. Alban's campus houses a community living center as well as outpatient services.
The VA offers full-time Physicians a robust benefit package, to include health/vision/dental insurance, a 401k plan (known as the thrift savings plan) with agency matching contributions, a pension ( Federal Employee Retirement Systems), generous vacations time ( annual and sick leave), and eleven federal holidays.