Emergency Medicine Practice Opportunity

Department of Veterans Affairs
Birmingham, Alabama
Jan 04, 2019
Jan 04, 2020
Emergency Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

Emergency Medicine Physician needed to care for our Veterans - Great Benefits!

The Birmingham, AL VA Medical Center is searching for a Board Certified/Eligible Emergency Medicine Physician to join their dynamic healthcare team. The physician will provide hands-on operations of the Birmingham VA Emergency Department.  This include: triage, evaluation, treatment and arrangement for follow-up care for acute, urgent, and emergent patients in the area of emergency medicine, primary care. 

Physician will be the provider who evaluates and treats patients presenting for care in the Emergency Room.  As the ED physician, he/she must be available at all times in the Emergency Department area for any emergency; this is his/her responsibility during his/her tour of duty.  Most cases are medical emergencies; trauma cases are rare. The individual will be involved in the triage and management of patients requiring emergent and urgent medical and surgical care. 

Experience in OB/GYN, Internal Medicine, Radiology, Surgery, and Orthopedics preferred. The physician must demonstrate continuing effort to keep abreast of new medical developments and medical literature, and must meet facility and licensing requirements for continuing medical education (CME).  The physician will have duties to help cover afternoons, nights, weekends and holidays.

Candidate must have or obtain BLS/ACLS certification.

 Work Hours: Varies -  Schedule requires days, afternoons, nights and weekend shifts

Salary Range: $290k-$305k per year

The selected candidate may be eligible for student loan reimbursement thru the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). Participation is based on funds availability.


  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required
  • Must pass pre-employment examination
  • Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required
  • Background and/or Security Investigation required
  • English Language Proficiency required

To be in Birmingham is to be in the arms of the South. Where the energy is palpable and a spirited nature is tempered by cosmopolitan charm. It’s to be in a place that’s as modern and contemporary as it is classically southern. And to experience something you won’t soon forget. https://www.birminghamal.org/

VA boasts a comprehensive compensation and benefits package (Paid Time-Off, Professional/Personal Insurance Coverages, 401K, CME, and Retirement, etc.). For more info, click: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/assets/common/print/Physician_Brochure.pdf 

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. To learn more visit: https://www.vacareers.va.gov/   


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