PM&R opportunity at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Bedford, MA
You are invited to consider applying for the position of physiatrist, providing professional clinical services to Veterans referred to Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service and Pain Clinics. In this role, you provide support to the Medical Center on various aspects of assessment and management of care for multiple diagnoses related to the specialty of physical medicine and pain medicine. Your practice will be mostly Outpatient with some Inpatient work in the short-term rehab unit.
Your primary duties will include:
Providing recommendations and working with interdisciplinary team to coordinate care to provide optimal functioning, level of pain, and quality of life
Providing rehabilitation and primary care consultations on complex cases
Providing rehabilitation based interventional procedures (e.g. joint, muscle, ultrasound guided injections) and electromyography
Providing medical evaluations for CARF accredited intensive outpatient chronic pain rehabilitation program
Participating as Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation member on the interdisciplinary pain management team for face to face consultation and electronic chart reviews of high-risk complex cases
Advocating for veterans’ access to care with functional limitations, hearing/speech limitations and participation restrictions
Ensuring consults are performed in a timely manner
Overseeing and collaborating to ensure direct patient care programs are necessary and appropriate
Contributing to multi-center rehabilitation research and quality improvement projects
Training medical residents on general Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and chronic pain management
Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital is a state-of-the-art medical center that provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services. Academic Affiliations Include Boston University School of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Geriatric Fellowship Program, Lahey Clinic Internal Medicine/Geriatrics Program, Boston University School of Dental, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, University of Massachusetts Nursing Program.
The hospital campus is situated on a beautiful wooded campus and adjacent to a golf course. Bedford is located in the cradle of the nation, with Concord, Lexington, and Boston close by.
Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories.
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About U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Ken Mitchell
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.